Exactech Consolidated Hip, Knee, and Ankle Cases

Exactech Joint Replacement Lawsuits recall multidistrict litigation

The first trial date has been set for Exactech consolidated hip, knee, and ankle lawsuits in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida for November 6, 2023. The Hon. Donna Keim has prioritized moving this docket along quickly. Setting the first trial date for a little more than a year from now demonstrates her commitment to this goal.

Consolidated Hip, Knee, and Ankle Cases

hip knee and anklePreviously, co-lead counsel won arguments to move all Florida Exactech hip, knee and ankle cases into a consolidated master case in the district.

Order Coordinating Exactech Hip Knee, and Ankle Implant Cases (Case No. 01-2022-CA-2670)

  • The Order of Consolidation includes 54 cases that are currently pending and provides the opportunity to consolidate all Exactech cases filed in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida in the future.
  • Consolidation means efficiency, consistency, judicial economy and an efficient resolution since it should help the cases get heard quickly.
  • With Exactech being a Gainesville-based company, it was logical to file these cases in the Court in Alachua County, Florida.


Brian Franciskato was named a member of the Plaintiff Steering Committee for the consolidated Exactech lawsuits in Florida’s Eighth Judicial Circuit for recalled hip, knee and ankle implants.

A Plaintiff Steering Committee (PSC) includes attorney members of the State Court consolidated proceeding in Florida who are appointed to lead the common interests of all plaintiffs. Specific duties for members of the PSC will soon be determined.

Mr. Franciskato, a partner at the Nash & Franciskato Law Firm, represents plaintiffs in serious personal injury and wrongful death claims. He also handles mass tort cases involving defective medical devices on a nationwide level. He currently serves on the Board of Governors for AAJ and for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. consolidated hip knee and ankle Exactech consolidated Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida

The Nash & Franciskato Law Firm has gained local and national recognition and are routinely asked by other attorneys to act as lead counsel or co-counsel in complex cases against some of the world’s largest corporations.


If you have been hurt by one of Exactech’s recalled devices, contact the law firm of Nash & Franciskato to find out if you have a case against Exactech at (877) 284-6600. We will review your case in a confidential consultation and will provide you with a free, no-obligation review of your case.


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