Biomet Hip Replacement Action Proceeds in Mich. Federal Court

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LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan federal judge has allowed a hip replacement action to proceed against Biomet Orthopedics LLC, finding a question of fact as to whether the claims are time-barred because it is unclear what was causing the plaintiff’s pain before 2013.

In a Nov. 2 order, Judge Hala Y. Jarbou of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan found the record indicates multiple potential causes of the plaintiff’s pain.

Lisa Dood underwent implantation of a Biomet hip implant device in 2006. She underwent revision surgery in 2014, and the device was removed.

Dood and …

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