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Judge moves second DePuy hip bellwether trial to September
A federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving all-metal ASR hip implants made by DePuy Orthopedics has moved the second bellwether trial from June to September.
DePuy seeks to overturn $8.26 million jury award in first ASR hip trial
Johnson & Johnson and its orthopedics unit DePuy seek to overturn a Los Angeles jury’s decision to award $8.26 million to a plaintiff for injuries he received from a metal-on-metal DePuy ASR hip implant. The companies claim that the jury’s
DePuy’s ASR hip implant caused plaintiff’s bone decay, surgeon tells jury
An orthopedic surgeon testifying on behalf of a woman who alleges she was injured by ASR metal hip implants manufactured by DePuy Orthopedics told jurors in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, that metal debris from the hip devices
Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $8.3 million in first hip implant lawsuit to go to trial
A Los Angeles jury found in favor of Plaintiff Loren “Bill” Kransky, ordering Johnson & Johnson to pay the man $8.3 million in compensatory damages for debilitating injuries he suffered as a result of a faulty hip implant. This was
Hip implant failure 29 percent higher in women, new study finds
A new study of more than 35,100 patients who were surgically implanted with artificial hip devices reveals that women are much more likely than men to require revision surgery within the first three years to correct problems with the implant.
Daughter testifies that DePuy hip implant ruined her father’s health
The daughter of the first plaintiff to have his case against DePuy Orthopedics over its faulty ASR hip implants go to trial testified in court Monday, giving an emotional account of witnessing her father’s health decline after he was implanted
Emails presented in DePuy trial show marketer’s concerns over ASR hip implant safety
Internal communications among DePuy executives discussing how to handle metal-on-metal ASR hip problems were presented to jurors hearing the first of several thousand personal-injury lawsuits involving the faulty devices to go to trial. DePuy is a subsidiary of Johnson &
Testimony in first DePuy trial indicates company failed to act on ASR hip warnings
Court documents and the recent testimony given by DePuy officials during the first ASR metal hip case to go to trial indicate the company took very little action, if any, to warn prospective patients about the serious risks its all-metal
First DePuy hip trial underway in Los Angeles
The first of several thousand personal-injury lawsuits accusing Johnson & Johnson of knowingly making and selling faulty metal-on-metal hip implants commenced Friday in California Superior Court in Los Angeles.
DePuy continued to make and sell faulty metal hip implants for months before recall
DePuy Orthopedics and its parent company Johnson & Johnson knew in 2008 its ASR metal hip implants were failing early at unusually high rates, but they continued to make the devices for several more months before finally recalling them in