Jury Awards $11 Million at Conclusion of Bellwether Conserve Hip Implant System MDL Trial




ATLANTA –– A jury has awarded $11 million to a bellwether plaintiff asserting claims against Wright Medical Technology Inc. for injuries she said arose after she was implanted with the defendant’s Conserve Hip Implant System, HarrisMartin is reporting.

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia jury reached the verdict on Nov. 24 after two weeks of trial.

The jury broke its award into $1 million in compensatory damages and $10 million in punitive damages, sources told HarrisMartin.

A jury was empaneled in the bellwether case on Nov. 9; trial began one day later before Hon. …






UPCOMING CONFERENCES




HarrisMartin's Camp Lejeune Litigation Conference: Navigating the Complexities - Where Do We Go From Here?

December 08, 2022 - New York, NY
InterContinental® New York Times Square

MORE DETAILS



HarrisMartin's MDL Conference: Hair Straightener & Social Media Litigation

January 25, 2023 - Miami Beach, FL
Fontainebleau Miami Beach

MORE DETAILS