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Patient sues company over allegedly defective hip replacement

Dale Kramer says Stryker Orthopedics failed to alert his doctor about problems with its prosthetic hip labeling

A man who says he suffered complications following a hip replacement is suing the company that made the allegedly faulty implant.

Dale Kramer underwent surgery in April 2011 to replace his hip with a prosthetic device manufactured by Stryker Orthopedics. Just 13 months later, Kramer claims, the artificial hip dislocated, causing him pain and instability and requiring a second surgery to fix the problem.

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