Posts Tagged 'metal on metal hip implant'

Johnson & Johnson Loses Another Hip Implant Jury Trial

DePuy Orthopedics loses another big jury trialThe total amount awarded to patients implanted with metal-on-metal hip implants from Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopedic unit grew by over a quarter of a billion dollars this month in the latest Dallas jury verdict. This represents the corporation’s third significant loss in a matter that has close to 10,000 additional plaintiffs waiting for their own days in court.

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Witness Tampering Allegations Swirl in DePuy Hip Implant Case

witness tampering accusations arise in DePuy hip implant trialWitness tampering is never taken lightly, and a federal judge presiding over a multidistrict litigation with numerous cases filed against Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Othopeodics unit is demonstrating just how seriously these allegations are taken when they come up. What was, at first, a federal bellwether trial to determine the direction and possible outcomes of thousands of DePuy hip implant lawsuits around the country is now the ...

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2013 Hip Verdict Thrown Out as New Trial Ordered

new hip implant lawsuit trial ordered in 2013 caseOne of the pillars of the idea of a fair trial is that all those who have something relevant to say regarding the proceedings in front of a court should be heard. Plaintiffs and defendants have the right to call witnesses and experts to testify on their behalf and the accused has the right to face their accuser. It is a backbone of life in a civilization maintained ...

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