DePuy Hip Replacement Articles
January 25, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Houston, TX: The end of 2016 saw a flurry of activity on the litigation front just before the Christmas break, with the headlines of December 19 and 20 dealing with Hip Replacement Implant Failure and the billion-dollar settlements that emerged to close out the year.Read [ A Tale of Two Billion-Dollar Settlements ]
January 4, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Story of Failed DePuy Hip Replacement Devices “Shocking” says Lawyer ]
December 2, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: A jury in Dallas has awarded $1 billion to six plaintiffs who are suing Johnson & Johnson (J&J) alleging the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant made by the company’s subsidiary, DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., was defective and has caused them adverse health effects and subsequent surgeries to remove the device.Read [ $1B DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Verdict Against J&J ]
July 18, 2014. By The National Trial Lawyers.
The Oregon Department of Justice reached a first-of-its kind $4 million settlement on July 2 with DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Oregon’s single-state settlement is the first government action to resolve allegations that DePuy failed to disclose to physicians and patients that its ASR XL “metal on metal” artificial hip devices had an alarming rate of failure.Read [ Oregon Reaches $4M Settlement with DePuy Over Defective Artificial Hips ]
November 20, 2013. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ J&J Reaches $2.5B ASR XL Hip Replacement Settlement ]
November 13, 2013. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ J&J Reaches Record $4B Settlement of DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Lawsuits ]
September 18, 2013. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ DePuy Faces Canadian ASR Hip Replacement Class Action Lawsuit ]
September 11, 2013. By Lucy Campbell.
• Approximately 10,000 defective product lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. The lawsuits allege the ASR XL Acetabular metal-on-metal hip replacement has a design flaw that has resulted in many patients needing follow-up hip revision surgery to replace the device soon after implant.Read [ Litigation Update: DePuy Hip Lawsuits ]
June 7, 2013. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Lawsuit Status Update: The Latest on Stryker Hip MDL ]
Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuits
Quick Refresher: The Stryker Rejuvenate hip replacement device has been linked to an increased risk of metallosis and a high early failure rate, resulting in some patients having revision surgery to replace their hip replacement device. Due to alleged Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant problems, some patients have considered filing a Stryker Rejuvenate hip lawsuit.
April 5, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ DePuy Hip Settlement: Attorney Weighs In ]