taper hip

Zimmer hip implant manufacturing subject to FDA action

Zimmer Holdings Inc. has a documented history of releasing flawed hip replacement implants onto the U.S. market. Two of its products, the Zimmer M/L Taper Prosthesis and the Zimmer Durom Acetabular Component, have been linked to health problems and the need for additional surgeries in some patients. According to the FDA notice, the Zimmer devices […]

Zimmer M/L Taper Hip cases

In June 2018, a motion was filed to form multidistrict litigation over the Zimmer M/L Taper Hip cases.    It is very likely that the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will decide at a hearing on 9/27/18 whether the Zimmer M/L Taper Hip cases will be an MDL.  At this point it is not a […]