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Senior Partner Stuart Goldenberg Appointed to PSC in Wright Profemur Hip Implant Litigation

GoldenbergLaw’s Senior Partner Stuart Goldenberg was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) in the Wright Profemur Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation. District Court Judge Kristine G. Baker appointed Stuart Goldenberg on February 9, 2021. The litigation occurs in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Arkansas. 

Senior Partner Stuart Goldenberg

About Stuart Goldenberg

Stuart Goldenberg has more than three decades of experience providing the Gold standard of advocacy for his clients. In addition to the Wright Profemur litigation, Stuart Goldenberg has previously served on the Plaintiff Steering Committees in the Bard IVC Filters and the Benicar Products Liability litigations. Stuart has extensive experience litigating dangerous medical devices and defective drug supplements such as Dalkon Shield IUD, Copper-7 IUD, DES, breast implants, Fen Phen, Vioxx, Bextra, Celebrex, Mirapex, YAZ birth control, Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft, ASR hip implants, Stryker Rejuvenate hip implants, Biomet hip implants, Wright Medical hip implants, Pinnacle hip implants, Zimmmer Durom cup hip implants, V40 hip implants, Zimmer Persona knee implants, and DePuy Attune knee implants. He also has extensive product liability experience including cases involving saws, shredders, tools, conveyor systems, presses, cranes, bucket trucks, tires, heavy machinery, garage doors, springs, bolts, metal fatigue, molding machines, lathes, sanders, factory equipment, forklifts, two-wheelers, bicycles, washing machines, dishwashers, lamps, and medical equipment. 

Stuart has litigated thousands of auto, motorcycle, and truck collision cases. He also has experience in construction accidents and premises liability cases such as the 35W bridge collapse, parking lot collapses, hotel fires, gas explosions, deck collapses, defective gutter systems, furnace explosions, grill explosions, and defective stairways. He also has experience with medical malpractice lawsuits including birth injuries, infections, prescription errors, Stevens Johnson Syndrome and TENS, failure to diagnose cancer, and amputations. Additional areas of experience include insurance disputes, complex litigation, alcohol beverages / dram shop cases, toxic exposure, and food liability cases.

Wright Profemur Hip Device Litigation

Approximately 500,000 hip replacement surgeries occur every year in order to increase mobility and decrease pain in patients. However, several types of hip devices can actually cause harm. For instance, hip devices with components designed with metal-on-metal interfaces can result in metal wear, the release of metal into the body, and the degradation of the artificial hip leading to fracture. These dangerous complications can result in revision surgeries and long-term side effects. 

Wright Profemur Hip devices have been used in hip replacement surgeries since the early 2000s. Unfortunately, the hips have been linked to complications such as femoral neck fracture, corrosion and fretting, pain, instability, and revision surgeries.  

In August 2020, the panel of federal judges on the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) consolidated the Wright Profemur hip lawsuits into a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the Eastern District of Arkansas under Judge Baker.

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GoldenbergLaw has provided the Gold standard of advocacy for over thirty years and we are here to help you with your potential hip device lawsuit! If you or a loved one has been harmed after being implanted with a defective hip device, contact GoldenbergLaw today and leave the sleepless nights to us.

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