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March 30, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
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Toronto, Canada Since Carol had a DePuy ASR XL Acetabular System—an artificial hip implant—in 2008 at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, she has been in chronic pain. "My artificial hip is always sore and stiff and I have less flexibility than before surgery," she said. Because Carol is concerned that she will need revision surgery, she is hoping to join one of three (so far) DePuy Hip Canada class-action lawsuits.
March 19, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ DePuy President Resigns amid Hip Replacement Recall and Lawsuits ]
Warsaw, IN The president of Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics unit recently resigned to pursue other interests amid the company's hip replacement recall and resulting lawsuits in the US and Canada, The Wall Street Journal reports.
March 13, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Patient Facing Hip Revision Surgery Joins DePuy Canada Class Action ]
Toronto, ON Andrew's orthopedic surgeon recently confirmed that he was given a defective DePuy hip replacement in May of 2009, which explains why Andrew has been in chronic pain ever since. "The pain now is worse than before my surgery," says Andrew," and to make matters worse, I have elevated cobalt steel ions in my bloodstream from this DePuy ASR and that can cause more problems."
March 1, 2011. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Did DePuy Canada or FDA Let Writer Down? ]
Toronto, ON It was early in 2006 that respected Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente wrote about the trials and tribulations of hip replacement. Afflicted with arthritis, the active Canadian was barely 50, and in constant pain. X-rays showed the cartilage in one of her hips was gone. There was little room for optimism until, when doing research on hip replacements, she hit upon a new kind of hip replacement manufactured by DePuy Canada.
February 26, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ New DePuy Hip Implant Receives FDA Clearance ]
Warsaw, IN With DePuy hip replacement lawsuits piling up in Canada and the US, the unit of Johnson & Johnson recently received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for use of a new titanium foam in two new implant systems.
February 22, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Depuy Hip Lawsuits Heating Up in Canada ]
Saint John, New Brunswick Several DePuy hip replacement victims in New Brunswick are the latest Canadians to join the DePuy Lawsuit against DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The company recalled its ASR series hip implants last August after receiving reports of patients requiring revision surgery shortly after having a DePuy ASR implanted.
February 9, 2011. By Gordon Gibb.
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Halifax, Nova Scotia The saddest aspect about a hip replacement system that fails is the fact that not all recipients are elderly, or even middle-aged. And a DePuy Canada class-action lawsuit has demonstrated that patients in their late thirties have felt the pain from a failed DePuy hip replacement, together with the sting of frustration stemming from a loss of functionality.
February 2, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ DePuy Hip Canada—Three Class Actions So Far… ]
Toronto, OntarioDePuy hip replacement lawsuits have spilled across the border into Canada, where DePuy now faces three class-action lawsuits, with the most recent filed in December 2010. More than 1,500 Canadian claimants received the DePuy hip replacements from 2006 until the worldwide recall in late summer 2010.
January 19, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ More Canadians Join DePuy Lawsuit ]
Ontario, Canada More Canadians have decided to join a DePuy lawsuit against the manufacturer of artificial hips, reports the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
January 11, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Canadian Attorney Files DePuy Class Action ]
Toronto, Ontario In early December 2010, Colin Stevenson of Stevensons LLP, a Canadian law firm based in Toronto, filed a products liability class-action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary. Mr. Stevenson discusses the Canadian Depuy lawsuit with LawyersandSettlements.
- Frustration over DePuy Hip Recall in Canada By Gordon Gibb (Jan-5-11)
- Canadian Patients Filing DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuits By Charles Benson (Dec-17-10)