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San Diego man sues DePuy, alleging hip implant poisoned him

A San Diego man who underwent revision surgery to replace the DePuy hip implant he originally received described the experience to San Diego’s 10News as “a nightmare.” The 62-year-old man said he also feels angry because he feels DePuy rushed the medical device to market without adequately testing it for safety. He is now joining dozens of other San Diego-area residents who seek damages from DePuy for the pain, illness, and other hardships they allege their DePuy hip implants caused. DePuy Orthopaedics recalled its ASR hip devices a year ago after clinical trials found a high rate of failure for ... Read More

Hours of service changes: fans and foes weigh in

If the trucking industry has its way with the federal government’s proposed Hours-of-Service changes, the revisions will fail to take effect this summer. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced on December 23 that it is seeking to revise some Bush-era HOS rules, and opened the proposed changes to public comments before enacting final changes in late July. While these proposed changes have firm backing by safety advocates and others, trucking industry professionals and associations are voicing sharp objections. Current federal regulations stipulate that commercial truckers are allowed to drive a maximum of 11 hours in any one workday. The ... Read More