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Woman files lawsuit against faulty hip replacement device manufacturer

Hip replacement surgery was bad enough the first time Kim Horbas, 55, endured it. But when she was told she would have to have a second surgery because the metal of her implant had caused the tissue to deteriorate and she would have to have a different device implanted, she filed a lawsuit against the makers of the hip implant. Horbas is one of 13 people in Illinois and Indiana who have filed lawsuits in Champaign County against DePuy Orthopaedics, the makers of the defective hip implants. Also named in the lawsuits is DePuy’s parent company, Johnson & Johnson, and ... Read More