Manufacturer Biomet Inc. Status Recall September
2001 Approved Uses Hip implants Complications Fractures
Severe groin pain
Loss of balance
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The Justice Department has added a year to the probation period for medical device maker Biomet as the department investigates new evidence in the bribery case involving sales in Brazil and Mexico. Probation had been scheduled to end next week.
The Justice Department is investigating new evidence that Biomet may have helped bribe government officials in Mexico and Brazil to facilitate sales of its orthopedic devices, The New York Times reports. The current probation is part of a settlement...
Medical device maker, Biomet Inc., agreed to a settlement over a multidistrict litigation (MDL) that involves two of its metal-on-metal hip devices. The settlement amount is for at least $56 million.
The federal judge overseeing the case approved the settlement in two parts, according to Law360. The settlement resolves an MDL that was organized in Indiana and involving two Biomet metal hip device implants: the Biomet M2a-38 and the M2a-Magnum hip implant. The litigation involved allegations...
An Illinois woman is the latest person in the U.S. to claim that the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implant is defective, that the manufacturer knew it, and that she’s been forced to undergo a painful and costly revision surgery to replace it.This is the latest lawsuit to allege that a metal-on-metal hip implant is defective and that it caused a recipient to suffer unending pain, inflammation, and ultimately led them back to a surgeon to have it replaced in favor of another, more traditional...
The national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP has again been tapped for a leading role in protecting the rights of people injured by defective medical devices, this time those harmed by the Biomet M2a Magnum™ hip implant.
Attorney Daniel C. Burke has been appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Biomet M2a Magnum™ hip implant Multidistrict Litigation. The appointment of Burke was made by District Court Chief Judge Robert L. Miller Jr., who is presiding...
A Michigan man claims he has suffered serious and permanent injuries and has been required to undergo painful and expensive medical care due to defects with his Biomet M2a Magnum™ metal-on-metal hip implant.
The man has become the latest to file a lawsuit against the makers of this dangerous metal-on-metal hip implant, Biomet Inc. and Biomet Orthopedics LLC, seeking damages for personal pain and suffering as well as for the unexpected medical costs. The Michigan man is being...
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