Should I settle my Wright Hip Replacement lawsuit?

Although a majority of lawsuits are resolved by means of settlement agreement, there are consequences to settling a lawsuit. For example, once you settle your lawsuit you may not be able to sue the manufacturer later if you discover the nature of your injuries are more harmful than you initially sustained. This is because under the legal doctrines of Collateral Estoppel and Res Judicata, you may be prevented from later bringing a lawsuit. However, your Wright Hip Replacement attorney will discuss with you whether or  not a settlement agreement will best serve your legal interest.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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