Stryker Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

STRYKER HIP IMPLANT CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT

Were you implanted with a Rejuvenate Modular Hip System® in Canada? You may be eligible for compensation.

This notice may affect your rights. Please read carefully.

A class action lawsuit was initiated in Canada regarding allegations that the Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Hip System was defective, and that it failed prematurely. Specifically, a class action was certified by the Ontario Court on December 8, 2015 in Ritlop v. Stryker Canada et al. Please note that this Notice does relate to any other Stryker hip implant system, including the Rejuvenate Monoblock Hip System.

These actions have now been settled, and the Ontario Court has approved the settlement. For a copy of the settlement agreement, please contact Class Counsel or the Claims Administrator at the address below.

Who is Eligible to Participate in the Settlement?

The settlement applies to all persons who were implanted with a Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Hip System in Canada who have not opted out of the class action and their estates and family members.

The Terms of the Settlement

The settlement provides compensation to class members who timely submit all forms and documentation required under the Settlement Agreement. The settlement also provides for payment to public health insurers. Please refer to the settlement agreement for specific terms and conditions.

To Make a Claim

To be entitled to a payment pursuant to the settlement agreement, class members must file a claim with the Claims Administrator on or before their applicable claims period.

For More Information or to Obtain a Claim Form

Please contact Class Counsel or the Claims Administrator at the address below:

Koskie Minsky LLP
20 Queen Street West
Suite 900, Box 52
Toronto ON M5H 3R3
Telephone: 416.977.8353
Facsimile: 416.977.3316
www.kmlaw.ca
Klein Lawyers
100 King Street West
Suite 5600
Toronto ON M5X 1C9
Telephone: 416.506.1944
Facsimile: 416.506.0601
www.callkleinlawyers.com
Stevensons Whelton LLP
15 Toronto Street
Suite 200
Toronto ON M5C 2E3
Telephone: 416.599.7900
Facsimile: 416.599.7910
www.swlawyers.ca

Claims Administrator:

Stryker Hip Implant Settlement
Suite 3-505 133 Weber Street North
Waterloo ON N2J 3G9
Fax: 1-888-842-1332
Email:

We also strongly encourage you to visit the class action websites of Class Counsel to obtain additional information regarding the settlement. Additional information regarding how to participate in the settlement is posted on the website.

Any questions about the matters in this Notice should not be directed to the Court, because its administrative structure is not designed to address this type of inquiry.



Stevenson Whelton LLP will be happy to represent you individually on any claim you wish to make in this settlement.

If you have already signed an individual retainer agreement with our firm there is nothing more for you to do until we contact you.

If you have not yet signed such a retainer agreement then we are NOT yet acting for you but you can contact  to discuss whether we are able to act for you.  We are not your lawyer until an individual retainer agreement has been signed by both you and us.