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Encouragement of to Mediate Stryker CasesIndividuals seek treatment through hip implants for a variety of reasons. One of the most common reasons people install hip implants is due to severe arthritis that leads to transplant surgery. Hip implants are not a completely new development. However, issues have recently begun to arise concerning the metal hip replacements, which thousands of people are using to this day.

There are a number of different techniques of surgery and different types of implants available in the market that can be used for the purpose. One such design for hip implants is metal on metal. These are supposed to be more durable, stable and trouble-free than the other types of implants, such as the ceramic on ceramic or metal on plastic types. However, metal on metal implants have caused a tidal wave of lawsuits for the various companies that provide them.

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What will Happen with Stryker Metal HipsJohnson & Johnson have recently entered into an agreement with the patients who suffered from the faulty all-metal implants made by the company after a protracted court battle. This will cost the company around $3 billion.

Another company, which is going through similar court battles, is the Stryker Corporation. Prior to the recall of their failed Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implant models in July 2012, the company had sold more than 20,000 implant units. So far, more than 600 patients have filed lawsuits against the company, as they have developed problems after getting the implants fixed. These lawsuits are expected to grow in number, as more and more individuals find fault with their metal on metal hip implants.

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Lawsuit Against Stryker For Hip FailureChicago Resident Claims Stryker Hip Implant Is Defective

Throughout the United States, there have been thousands of individuals like Mark Stephan who have had their lives drastically altered due to Stryker hip implants. From athletes to elderly people, Stryker hip implants have impeded on the well-being of individuals due to their defective nature. In August of 2007, Mark Stephan required a hip implant after being involved in a serious bicycling accident. His bicycle broke down, and his entire body was thrown over the handlebars. His vertebrae were fractured as a result, and it was expected that he would never be able to walk again.

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Stryker Lawsuits in litigationThe U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has approved the consolidation of Stryker hip recall lawsuits that are currently in federal court. The consolidation of the Stryker lawsuits will enable the cases to be handled more efficiently and may allow parties to receive damages in a more timely fashion. There are currently over 40 major lawsuits that have been filed against the manufacturer of the Stryker Rejuvenate device, and these lawsuits will now all take place in the U.S. District Court of Minnesota.

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