Should I settle my Stryker Hip Replacement lawsuit?

By: LawInfo

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 Stryker Hip Replacement attorney will discuss with you whether or not a settlement agreement will best serve your legal interest.