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Jury Finds Doctor Error Responsible for Injury in First Pinnacle Metal-on-Metal Hip Suit: J&J Still Faces Thousands of Claims

In the first of thousands of lawsuits involving Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit’s Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants, the jury sided with the Company, finding that the plaintiff’s injuries were the result of doctor error when inserted. This bellwether trial was only the first case of many. J&J still faces thousands of lawsuits alleging claims …. Read More

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First Pinnacle Metal-on-Metal Hip Suit Goes to Jury

Jury deliberations have begun in the first case to go to trial involving DePuy Orthopaedic’s Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants. DePuy, a division of Johnson & Johnson, is facing thousands of lawsuits alleging the company failed to adequately warn patients that the implants can break down and cause metallic debris to enter the bloodstream. After a …. Read More

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