Calif. Woman Says Howmedica Negligently Designed Restoration, Accolade Hip Devices
March 19, 2018
- 2nd Amended Complaint
SAN DIEGO — A California woman has filed a second amended complaint against Howmedica Osteonics Corp. in federal court, alleging the company negligently designed and manufactured its Restoration and Accolade hip replacement devices, and did not adequately warn of the risks when the devices are used together.
Plaintiff Tobi Herbert filed the amended pleading on March 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, asserting claims of negligence and strict liability.
Herbert underwent hip replacement surgery in June 2012, during which she was implanted with four Howmedica devices: a Restoration ADM anatomic dual mobility acetabular …
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