Ohio Judge Trims 3 Claims In Wright Profemur Hip Case; Punitives Claim Survives
(September 22, 2015, 11:11 AM EDT) -- DAYTON, Ohio — An Ohio federal judge on Sept. 18 dismissed with prejudice a hip implant plaintiff’s claims of negligent wantonness, breach of implied warranty for a particular purpose and unjust enrichment, but denied dismissal of his punitive damages claim (Vincent Leen v. Wright Medical Technology, Inc., et al., No. 15-125, S.D. Ohio, W. Div.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125317).
(Opinion available. Document #28-151001-001Z.)
In February 2012, Vincent Leen underwent hip replacement surgery. His surgeon implanted a prosthesis made by Wright Medical Technology Inc. using a...