Plaintiffs in M2a Hip Case May Add Zimmer Biomet Holdings as Defendant

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KANSAS CITY — A Kansas federal magistrate judge has allowed the plaintiffs in a Biomet hip replacement action to add Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. as a defendant, ruling that the proposed amended complaint asserts viable claims against the company.

In a June 3 order, Magistrate Judge Teresa James of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas found the plaintiffs sufficiently allege that ZBH did not comply with its continuing duty to warn of known dangers associated with the M2a hip system.

Kansas resident Carol Bratcher underwent implantation of a Biomet M2a Magnum system in her right hip on …

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