Decision Resources Group Release: Competition for Early-Line Biologic Use Among Psoriasis Patients Intensifies as Humira Continues to Gain Ground on Enbrel

Published: Oct 05, 2011

An Alabama man claims a defective part in his Smith & Nephew Journey knee replacement led to its preemptive failure and costly and painful revision surgery. According to a report at, Kenneth King filed a lawsuit against medical device maker Smith & Nephew last month, claiming a component of the Journey knee implant he received was defective. The Uni Tibial baseplate was recalled by the Food and Drug Administration and Smith & Nephew in January 2010 after regulators had received several reports of early failures of the knee replacement system.

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