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Pinnacle Hip Injury Trial Update

Pinnacle Hip Injury Trial Update

September 26, 2014 – 12:51 am | No Comment

As trial in the first Pinnacle hip defect injury case against DePuy continues, numerous witnesses have testified as the plaintiff works to prove her case against DePuy seeking damages for the pain and suffering she …

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Patients with a failing Stryker Rejuvenate/ABG II or Wright Profemur Z hip system should visit our Stryker Hip Systems Recall page or Wright Profemur Z page for lawsuit information.

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Johnson & Johnson to Offer Hip Device Settlement

November 19, 2013 – 8:54 pm | No Comment

Johnson & Johnson to Offer Hip Device Settlement

The New York Times reports that Johnson & Johnson will present to the federal court overseeing the defective DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuits a multibillion-dollar plan to settle the claims. Read the full story »

Settlements of DePuy ASR Cases Reached on Eve of Trials

October 10, 2013 – 5:56 pm | No Comment
Settlements of DePuy ASR Cases Reached on Eve of Trials

A settlement has been reached in the case of Ottman v. DePuy.

Stryker Hip Recall Lawsuits – Video Updates

September 17, 2013 – 3:22 pm | No Comment
Stryker Hip Recall Lawsuits – Video Updates

Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy Fleishman provides video updates on the Stryker hip implant recall and Stryker hip injury  lawsuits. 

Next Set of DePuy Metal Hip Recall Trials To Start

September 6, 2013 – 5:02 pm | No Comment
Next Set of DePuy Metal Hip Recall Trials To Start

The first case in federal court charging that the DePuy ASR hip is a defective medical device is scheduled to start on September 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio, before United States Court District Judge David …

Court Denies DePuy’s Effort to Split Consolidated Hip Implant Trial

August 15, 2013 – 8:35 pm | No Comment
Court Denies DePuy’s Effort to Split Consolidated Hip Implant Trial

On August 13, 2013, New Jersey Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti denied Johnson and Johnson and subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.’s request to sever a planned consolidated trial of two cases alleging injuries from DePuy’s ASR hip …

Court Rejects DePuy’s Request to Set Aside $8.3 Million Verdict

June 3, 2013 – 9:15 pm | No Comment
Court Rejects DePuy’s Request to Set Aside $8.3 Million Verdict

On May 24, 2013, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge J. Stephen Czuleger denied DePuy’s motion for a new trial and to set aside the jury’s $8.3 million verdict against the company for injuries due …

J&J Unit Phasing Out All-Metal Hip Devices

May 17, 2013 – 2:15 am | No Comment
J&J Unit Phasing Out All-Metal Hip Devices

Earlier this year, the FDA told all manufacturers of metal hip implants that with respect to any of their products that were sold without their having conducted premarket clinical testing in patients

Depuy Moves for Partial Dismissal of Claims in First ASR Hip Trial in Federal Court

April 25, 2013 – 9:14 pm | No Comment
Depuy Moves for Partial Dismissal of Claims in First ASR Hip Trial in Federal Court

In the first case against DePuy Orthopaedics in federal court for injuries caused by the widespread failure of its ASR hip implant, DePuy has moved for partial summary judgment on eight claims brought by the …

Second DePuy Hip Trial Ends in Defense Verdict

April 18, 2013 – 3:59 pm | No Comment
Second DePuy Hip Trial Ends in Defense Verdict

Bloomberg News reports that a Chicago jury returned a 8-4 verdict for DePuy in a case charging the DePuy ASR hip implant was a defective device. The plaintiff’s attorneys told jurors the artificial hip, made …

Second DePuy Trial Update: Jury Told ASR Hip A “Total Piece Of Junk”

April 16, 2013 – 5:58 pm | No Comment
Second DePuy Trial Update: Jury Told ASR Hip A “Total Piece Of Junk”

Law360 reports that the lawyer for DePuy ASR hip implant patient Carol Strum asked an Illinois jury to award $5 million in compensatory damages, plus punitive damages, to send a message about a product the …

DePuy Hip Recall Trial Update, Including Upcoming Bellwether Cases

April 4, 2013 – 4:34 pm | No Comment
DePuy Hip Recall Trial Update, Including Upcoming Bellwether Cases

The lawsuit of Strum v. DePuy Orthpaedics is the second DePuy ASR hip implant case to commence trial. It began last month in Illinois state court in Chicago. Mrs. Strum is a 54 year old …