$1 billion settlement reached in faulty hip replacement cases; Alabama attorneys involved

U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank in St. Paul, Minn., who oversees the national Multidistrict Litigation involving the Stryker Corporation and Howmedica Osteonics Corp. hip replacement devices, announced the settlement Monday afternoon.

Source: www.al.com

Product liability, a continuous problem in the surgical industry. Over 2,000 plaintiffs who required revision surgery for hip replacement devices that became corrosive and caused metal poisoning. Compensation remains unlimited as more plaintiffs endure the replacement surgery.

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