Oral Argument on Smith & Nephew’s Motion to Dismiss BHR Hip Complaints Set for Jan. 24

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BALTIMORE — The Maryland federal judge overseeing the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing hip implant multidistrict litigation docket has ordered oral argument on Smith & Nephew’s motion to dismiss to take place on Jan. 24.

In a Dec. 12 letter, Judge Catherine C. Blake of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland directed counsel to file their stipulated order for the discovery of electronically stored information by Dec. 15.

The BHR is a metal-on-metal hip resurfacing prosthesis compromised of the Birmingham Resurfacing Femoral Head and the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Acetabular Cup. In a resurfacing arthroplasty, the femoral head is not …

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