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2012-08-25 23:04:00

According to court documents, on July 6th, 2012, Massachusetts resident Kathleen Drago and her husband Ronald filed a lawsuit in Missouri Eastern District Court (case no. 4:2012cv01214) alleging she suffered severe complications from her Zimmer´s NexGen CR-Flex devices in both knees. The NexGen Knee is manufactured by Zimmer Holdings a medical device manufacturer specializing in orthopedic implants. This new lawsuit might be transferred to the Zimmer NexGen knee failure multidistrict...

2012-08-14 23:00:49

According to court documents, on July 9th, 2012, a carate practitioner, Michael S. Bishal filed a lawsuit in North Carolina Eastern District Court (case no. 2:2012cv00043) alleging he suffered permanent pain and damage from his Zimmer Durom Cup. The Zimmer Durom Cup is an artificial hip component widely used in hip replacement surgeries in the US since 2006. This new lawsuit may be eligible to join the multidistrict litigation (MDL 2158) in the District of New Jersey, where the products...

2012-06-19 23:02:17

According to court documents, on May 25th, 2012, Kansas resident, Dinah Terrill, filed a lawsuit in Kansas District Court (case no. 2:2012cv02327) alleging that her Zimmer´s NexGen Knee implant components (incl. the Zimmer NexGen LPS-Flex, the NexGen GSF LPS-Flex and the NexGen MIS Tibia) caused her Zimmer knee failure leading to revision surgery. The NexGen Knee is manufactured by Zimmer Holdings a medical device manufacturer specializing in orthopedic implants. This new lawsuit has...

2012-04-04 23:01:28

On February 27th, 2012 Zimmer Holdings Inc. reported a profitable year as its earnings quadrupled to $156.6 million in 2011 compared to 2010. This increase occurred in spite of the costs related to lawsuits filed by patients experiencing problems with Zimmer´s Durom Cup Hip Implants. The Durom Cup, manufactured by Zimmer Holdings, is an artificial hip component widely used in hip replacement surgeries in the US since 2006. In July 2008 the Zimmer Durom Cup hip replacement components...


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