INSIGHTS On Massachusetts Personal Injury Law

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Judicial Panel Creates MultiDistrict Litigation for Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implants

After the filing of many lawsuits resulting for the FDA’s recall of Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck hip replacement systems, a federal judicial panel created a consolidated docket for all Stryker cases. The June 12, 2013 order from the Judicial Panel of MultiDistrict Litigation will transfer almost 50 cases and all future Stryker cases to a single judge in Minnesota, Judge Donovan Frank. The cases will now be consolidated for pre-trial proceedings. The MDL process will not preclude the filing of Stryker claims in Massachusetts State Courts.

Please continue to check in our INSIGHTS blog for more updates and information on the ongoing Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant litigation. If you have any questions regarding Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II hips or a resulting Broadspire reimbursement claim, please fill out a Contact Form, call one of our personal injury attorneys, Stephen Sugarman or Benjamin Zimmermann, at 617-542-1000 or e-mail or