May 1, 2015 / 8:57 PM / 5 years ago

Zimmer to face bellwether trial over Durom Cup hip device

(Reuters) - After notching a win in state court last year, medical-device maker Zimmer Inc is set to face the first federal trial involving claims that its metallic Durom Cup hip replacement device can slip out of place, causing pain and requiring additional surgery to fix.

Starting May 6, the suit from Christine Brady - represented by attorneys from Waters Kraus - will be the first bellwether out of nearly 400 Durom Cup lawsuits in multidistrict litigation before U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton in New Jersey to go to trial.

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