Stryker Corporation has notified physicians and hospitals of an Urgent Medical Device Recall of its LFIT Anatomic Cobalt Chrome V39 femoral heads manufactured before 2011. Stryker received what it called a “higher than expected” number of reports from doctors of taper lock failure.… Read More

Stryker Corp., the manufacturer of the recalled Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Neck hip systems, announced this month that it is taking a $161 million dollar charge against its 2nd quarter earnings relating to the recall. Despite taking this charge, Stryker still reported making a $215 million dollar profit in the 2nd quarter on revenue of $2.35 billion.… Read More

By Marilyn T. McGoldrick, Esq. Posted on June 17, 2013 On June 12, 2013, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) transferred more than 39 Stryker Rejuvenate and ABGII defective hip cases to the U.S. District Court of Minnesota. The MDL was approved to allow for coordination of pretrial discovery and to preserve judicial… Read More