Exactech faces consolidated court case on a number of claims against its hip, knee, and ankle implants

Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 2:06 AM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A North Central Florida Biotech firm now faces a consolidated court case on a number of claims against their hip, knee, and ankle implants.

An Alachua County circuit court Monday appointed a team of three attorneys to lead the court challenge of 54 plaintiffs.

Exactech issued a warning in August about the products potential for premature wear of its plastic parts.

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The warning also indicated a possible problem with the packaging.

The next case management hearing will be Friday.

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