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High Court will hear class action against metal-on-metal hip manufacturer

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 11 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4711
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

More than 300 patients who had metal-on-metal hip implants will take their case to the High Court in London on 16 October in one of the biggest product liability cases to have been heard in the UK.

The trial of the group action against the US based manufacturer DePuy over its Pinnacle Ultamet implant is expected to last until the end …

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