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Pinnacle Hip Poisoning Injury Trials Begin

Pinnacle Hip Poisoning Injury Trials Begin

September 5, 2014 – 10:28 pm | No Comment

Johnson & Johnson is facing a new round of medical implant lawsuits over its Pinnacle hip implants, blamed for the poisoning of recipient patients. The patients allege that the Pinnacle hip implants were defectively designed …

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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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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 Katz of the Northern District of Ohio. Read the full story »

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 …

DePuy Hip Implant Trial Includes Description of Constant Pain by DePuy Implant Patient

April 2, 2013 – 3:56 pm | No Comment
DePuy Hip Implant Trial Includes Description of Constant Pain by DePuy Implant Patient

As reported by Law360, testimony in a lawsuit against DePuy for injuries suffered by a recipient of its all-metal hip implant included descriptions of “constant pain” since the revision surgery prompted by the DePuy implant’s …

DePuy Sold Existing Stock of Faulty Metal Hip Implants Before Announcing Recall

March 26, 2013 – 6:26 pm | No Comment
DePuy Sold Existing Stock of Faulty Metal Hip Implants Before Announcing Recall

Johnson & Johnson executives decided in 2009 to phase out a hip implant made by its subsidiary DePuy just weeks after the Food and Drug Administration asked the company in a letter for added safety …

DePuy Hip Trial Jury Returns Verdict for Patient

March 8, 2013 – 8:00 pm | No Comment
DePuy Hip Trial Jury Returns Verdict for Patient

In the first of DePuy metal-on-metal hip implant cases that went to trial, the California jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $8.3 million, reported Bloomberg.