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Pinnacle Hip Implant Bellwether Trials to Continue after J&J Denied Appeal

In one of the latest developments in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant litigation centralized in the Northern District of Texas, DePuy and Johnson & Johnson were denied their appeal to the Fifth Circuit seeking stop the next bellwether trials over the failed device. The denied appeal comes just after a jury verdict and eventual $151 …. Read More

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Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Implant Recalled

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the FDA have issued a new recall on the Zimmer M/L Taper with Kinectiv Technology System.  The hip implant was found to have higher than expected amounts of residue left on the devices which can lead to allergic reactions, pain, infection, and even death. Recipients may need revision …. Read More

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Stryker Hip Recipients Required to File Notice with Court on Revision Surgery

After thousands of Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II metal-on-metal hip implants were recalled from the market in 2012 due to alarming failure rates and metallosis side effects, many recipients of the implant were required to undergo painful revision surgery to replace their defective hips. Over 5,000 patients sought litigation under a centralized multi-district litigation (MDL) …. Read More

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Thousands of Australians Suffer from Faulty Hip Implants

Of the nearly half of a million Australians who have received hip implants in the last 15 years, hope for relief from their everyday hip pain was quickly squandered by the need for additional surgeries and a multitude of associated health problems for many. Di Harvey, a recipient of a Birmingham Hip Replacement System that cost …. 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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