December 26, 2019 / 1:18 PM / a month ago

IN BRIEF: En banc 3rd Circuit won’t block design-defect suit against Zimmer Biomet  

The full 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday let stand a panel decision that revived a Pennsylvania woman’s claims that her Zimmer Biomet hip implant was defectively designed.

The 3rd Circuit declined Zimmer’s bid to rehear a 2-1 panel decision that had overturned the dismissal of Marilyn Adams’ lawsuit by a federal judge in Pennsylvania, who found she had missed the two-year deadline to file suit.

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