Depuy Hip Replacements

Wright Hit with Double Hip Implant Failure Lawsuit

wright hip implants subject of new lawsuitAnother Wright hip implant lawsuit has joined the growing Georgia multidistrict litigation, this time alleging that Wright Medical Group and associated companies were responsible for not one but two instances of hip implant failure. The new lawsuit, filed last month by a Los Angeles man, claims that Wright’s Conserve hip implant was defectively designed, and that the company failed to warn doctors and patients of the risks their ...

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Texas Couple Files DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuit

deputy hip replacement lawsuit filed in texasA Texas couple recently filed a DePuy hip replacement lawsuit alleging that DePuy Orthopedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, marketed its Pinnacle hip implant despite knowing the product had dangerous defects.

DePuy hip lawsuits are hardly new, with the first one filed over six years ago. Since then, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received over 400 complaints of premature DePuy hip implant failure. These ...

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DePuy Set to Pay $2.5 Billion for ASR Hip Implant Settlement

DePuy Orthopeadics, a subunit of Johnson & Johnson, will pay more than $2.5 billion to settle metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuits.

The settlement was announced in November 2013, and late last month the company waived its “walk-away rights” and will begin paying plaintiffs.

Patients who had to get a second operation as the result of a faulty or failed ASR hip implant will be receiving payments from the Warsaw-based company. 7,200 American patients agreed to the settlement; this is ...

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How Long Do I Have to File a Hip Replacement Lawsuit?

In January of 2013, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication advising healthcare professionals and the general public regarding the risks associated with metal-on-metal hip implants. These medical devices have been linked to serious adverse results, including loosening of the joint, pain, bone and soft tissue damage, as well as metal poisoning. Because of the strict time limitations involved in hip implant lawsuit cases, anyone who believes they may have sustained an ...

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DePuy Hip Implant Settlement Details Emerge

As being reported by numerous news agencies, Johnson & Johnson has agreed to settle thousands of pending lawsuits against its subsidiary DePuy Othopaedics arising from its ASR hip implant. Attorneys for the Plaintiffs and Defendants announced the DePuy hip implant settlement agreement during a settlement conference on November 19, 2013 before the Honorable David S. Katz, judge for the  United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, Western Division.

Following the settlement conference, details of the DePuy hip ...

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Settlement reached in DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuits

The New York Times reports that a tentative deal has been reached to settle thousands of DePuy hip implant lawsuits. The lawsuits were filed against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, alleging premature failure of DePuy’s ASR metal-on-metal hip implants. The settlement, which still requires court approval, could reach up to $4 billion dollars.

Approximately 12,000 hip implant lawsuits have been filed against DePuy Orthopaedics. DePuy recalled the implants in mid-2010.

According to the New York Times, the average settlement ...

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