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FDA Announces Deadline for Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Applications

In February 2016, the FDA issued a final order that requires medical device companies to submit premarket approval (PMA) applications by May 18th for two types of metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, including one with a cemented pelvic component and another with an uncemented pelvic component. In a statement released on its website, the FDA indicated that …. Read More

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DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Claims Reaching their Pinnacle

More than 7,500 claims have been filed against Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics concerning its defective metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip replacement system. In one of the newest claims, Pinnacle recipient Michael Baker experienced severe pain and complications after receiving the faulty hip implant in 2002 and had the device removed 10 years later. The claim …. Read More

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Faulty DePuy Hip Implant Recipients Speaking Out at Australian Hearing

1,891 recipients of defective hip replacement systems are suing Johnson & Johnson and DePuy over their faulty ASR metal-on-metal hip implants after suffering constant pain and metal poisoning due to the device. They are accusing DePuy of improper clinical testing and withholding information on defects—problems known by the company since 2005, but not addressed until …. Read More

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$350 Million More in Compensation for Failed DePuy Hip Replacement Patients

More than 1,400 injured hip replacement patients who were excluded from an earlier $2.5 billion settlement due to the date of their replacement surgery have been extended compensation under an additional DePuy Orthopaedics settlement.  Now, DePuy will pay up to $350 million to patients who underwent a revision surgery to replace their ASR XL hip implant …. Read More

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Does It Matter That I Have Not Had A Revision Surgery

Revision Surgery & Claim Eligibility Video Transcript Some of our clients have been suffering pain and symptoms that are associated with the implantation of a metal-on-metal device. But, for various medical reasons, [they] have not been able to have a revision surgery or [they] have elected not to have revision surgery at this point. However, …. Read More

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