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Wright Metal-On-Metal Hip Revision Cases Settled For $240M, Parties Announce

(November 3, 2016, 10:52 AM EDT) -- Wright Medical Technology Inc. and plaintiff attorneys on Nov. 2 announced a $240 million opt-in master settlement agreement for 1,292 state and federal court metal-on-metal hip revision claims.

According to a press release by plaintiffs’ leadership counsel, the agreement will offer $170,000 to claimants who were implanted with the monoblock Conserve cup hip prosthesis and $120,000 to those who had the metal-liner Dynasty and Lineage hip devices implanted.  Counsel said an additional but capped limited fund is available for claimants who suffered “discrete and defined claims...
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