Wright Profemur Hip Implant System

Desborough v. Wright Medical Technology Canada Ltd. et al
Nova Scotia Supreme Court File: Hfx No. 355381

In 2011 Wagners filed a class action on behalf of individuals who since 2001 have received a Wright Profemur Hip Implant System and have suffered a fracture.

It is alleged the hip implant system fractures prematurely, requiring revision surgery.

Updates & Latest Developments

Please see the Documents section to view the Supplemental Phase I Hearing Notice concerning the motions to be heard by teleconference in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia on May 29, 2020 to obtain approval of the Settlement Agreement and Class Counsel Fees.

Please see the Documents section to view the Phase I Hearing Notice concerning the motions to be heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia on April 27, 2020 to obtain approval of the Settlement Agreement and Class Counsel Fees.

Certification was granted on June 25, 2014. The Defendants unsuccessfully appealed the certification decision, and unsuccessfully sought leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. Following further court appearances on trial-related issues, the parties are preparing for a common issues trial.