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Defective Hip Implant Lawyer Interviews
February 13, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Southlake, TX: Some DePuy ASR hip replacement patients are having problems finding a surgeon to perform revision surgery. Besides having to deal with a defective medical device, surgeons are in a dilemma and the FDA could have done more to help patients.Read [ Houston, We Have a Problem with DePuy ASR Hip Replacement ]
August 1, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Palm Springs, CA: Robert’s hip replacement has served him well for many years, even though the metal-on-metal device was recalled by DePuy. Just recently, however, his cobalt levels have skyrocketed. “My husband is having cognitive issues, which seems to indicate cobalt poisoning,” says Trudy. “In January, DePuy said they would pay for surgery to have it removed but now they won’t cover it because my husband had the surgery in India. DePuy sells its devices worldwide, so what difference does it make?”Read [ Hip Replacement and Cobalt Poisoning misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's ]
June 28, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Seattle, WA: When Sharon had a Hip replacement she expected, and was told, it would improve her quality of life, her overall well-being. Instead, her health has deteriorated and she is totally disabled. And her third hip revision surgery is scheduled for next month.Read [ Hip Replacement Patient says Better Off Without ]
January 4, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Story of Failed DePuy Hip Replacement Devices “Shocking” says Lawyer ]
New York, NY Truth remains supreme in the courtrooms of America and the facts revealed in the recent litigation against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. tell a “shocking” story of “fraud and conspiracy”, says attorney Jayne Conroy from the firm of Simmons Hanly Conroy of New York.
October 13, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Dallas, TX: Lawsuits have been filed against the maker of the Stryker LFIT V40 femoral head, alleging patients were harmed by use of the hip implant component. Issues associated with the Stryker LFIT V40 femoral head reportedly result in failure of the device, requiring patients to undergo revision surgery to fix the problem. Dr. Shezad Malik, founder of the Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm, is investigating potential claims against Stryker.Read [ Attorney: Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head "Prone to Catastrophic Dislocation" ]
September 12, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Dallas, TX: The latest hip replacement litigation news is the DePuy Pinnacle trials, slated for late September in Dallas federal Court, Northern District. “This is the last big group of hip cases going to trial with the exception of Johnson & Johnson,” says attorney and practicing cardiologist Shezad Malik. “We are hopeful that a successful and sizable verdict on this third bellwether trial may push J&J to the settlement table.”Read [ 8,500 Hip Implant Lawsuits Head to Trial this Month as MDL ]
April 17, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ America’s Hip Implant Failure Crisis ]
Pensacola, FL Attorney Ben Gordon, who has more than a decade of experience litigating against defective hip implant manufacturers, has some harsh words for the industry.
November 27, 2014. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Stryker Rejuvenate Neck Hip Stems Claim—Money Available ]
Tampa, FL All patients implanted with Stryker Rejuvenate and/or ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems qualify for cash payments from the court-administered settlement fund. Attorney Ben Stewart, from the Stewart Law Group based in Tampa, Florida, says, “We know there are many people out there that should be benefiting from the settlement fund and have not yet come forward. It is only fair that they receive what is owed to them.”
April 5, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ DePuy Hip Settlement: Attorney Weighs In ]
Los Angeles, CA A major verdict in the first DePuy hip case that went to trial last month in California State Court is seen as a victory for more than 10,000 DePuy Hip Replacement victims, says Dr. Shezad Malik, a DePuy attorney and Texas medical doctor.
February 24, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Stryker Rejuvenate Litigation Update ]
Bergen County, NJ Because so many people have complained about their Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant, attorney Ben Stewart says that the judge in charge of all Stryker hip cases formed a multi-district litigation (MDL) last week, which is more practical than trying all cases on an individual basis.
- Attorney says There’s Light at the End of the Hip and Knee Lawsuit Tunnel By Jane Mundy (Feb-10-13)
- Stryker Rejuvenate and other Hip Implants: Lawsuit Update By Jane Mundy (Aug-10-12)
- Attorney: Stryker Rejuvenate Shows Same Complications as Metal-On-Metal Devices By Heidi Turner (Jul-3-12)
- Wright Conserve—Latest Hip Implant to Disappoint By Brenda Craig (Mar-20-12)
- Physician and Attorney Discusses Depuy Hips Failure and Further Risks By Jane Mundy (Nov-2-11)
- DePuy ASR Litigation Update: Do You Qualify for a Claim? By Jane Mundy (Oct-4-11)
- Medical Device Expert Explains DePuy Hip Failure By Jane Mundy (May-21-11)
- Canadian Attorney Files DePuy Class Action By Jane Mundy (Jan-11-11)
- DePuy Hip Replacement Suits Coming By Brenda Craig (Dec-2-10)
- DePuy Hip Replacement: Don't Wait Until the Device Has Failed to Contact an Attorney By Heidi Turner (Sep-27-10)
- Medical Devices May Lead To Particle Disease By Brenda Craig (Mar-17-10)