Zimmer Durom Cup
The Acetabular Zimmer® Durom Cup Hip Replacement system was first introduced on the market in 2006. The Durom Cup was designed for use in young, active patients who were likely to outlive a conventional hip prosthesis. Unfortunately, patients receiving this defective device often experienced crippling pain following surgery, leaving them more disabled than they had been before their hip replacement. It is estimated that a large percentage of patients receiving the Durom Cup will need to undergo additional surgery to have this defective component replaced.
Allegations against the manufacturers are basic product liability causes of action; however, an attorney should consider including allegations of negligence, strict liability, warranty, and failure to warn.
The objective of the Zimmer® Durom Cup Litigation Group is to educate members about the Durom Cup litigation, provide members with clients suffering from such conditions with work product and other documents to make their prosecution of these claims easier and less costly, and to offer attorneys a forum to collaborate about the ways to represent these clients most effectively.
Group member benefits include a Group Document Library, list server, and education programs.
The Zimmer® Durom Cup Litigation Group was formed in July 2009.