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Study: Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Revision Rates Increased Since 2007

Metal-on-metal hip implants have been alleged to cause metal particles to be released into the bloodstream and surrounding soft tissue. This can result in metallosis and often necessitate painful and more complicated revision surgery, in which the device is removed and replaced by an entirely new device. A new study published in the January 2018 …. Read More

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Verdict Stands, Next Bellwether Trial on the Horizon

In the second bellwether trial in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant multi-district litigation centralized in the Northern District of Texas, U.S District Judge Ed Kinkeade indicated this week that the jury verdict handed down in March 2016 would stand, and disallowed Johnson & Johnson’s request for a new trial. Pursuant to Texas state laws capping …. Read More

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