A complaint was recently filed against Wright Medical Technology, Inc. and Microport Orthopedics, Inc, manufacturer of the Profemur hip replacement. The June 5, 2020 lawsuit alleges that defendants knew for years—but did not adequately warn—that the Profemur Modular Hip System implant was defectively designed. Defects include the tendency for the device to corrode, fracture, or …. Read More
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In handing down a $4.5 million verdict, a Los Angeles Superior Court jury found Wright Medical Technology Inc. responsible for the defective manufacturing of its Profemur R metal-on-metal hip implant that caused plaintiff Alan Warner to suffer severe pain. This high-damage verdict may be echoed in future trials over similar metal-on-metal hip implants, as Wright …. Read More
In 2010, Alan Warner received a Wright Medical Technology Profemur metal-on-metal hip implant that was supposed to last up to 20 years. Excruciating pains landed him back in the hospital in less than 3 years after the implant weakened and snapped inside his body. Warner’s lawsuit, filed in 2011, is the first Wright hip implant …. Read More
Wright Medical Technology, Inc. hip implant lawsuits—specifically regarding the Conserve line of metal-on-metal hip implants—are the subject of a new federal multi-district litigation, which is organizing many cases together in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. A January 9, 2015 motion was filed by one of the defendants, Wright Medical Group …. Read More