SETTLEMENT REACHED IN STRYKER V40 HIP REPLACEMENT LAWSUITS

A group of law firms leading the litigation have announced a confidential, private settlement of many cases involving the recalled Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Heads used in hip replacement surgeries. The devices, manufactured by Howmedica Osteonics Corp., were subject to two separate recalls after patients complained of pain, difficulty walking, disassociation of the femoral head,…