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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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J&J Considering Settling 1,000 More Metal on Metal Hip Cases for $250M

Johnson & Johnson is examining whether to shell out about $250 million to settle more lawsuits over its DePuy unit’s recalled ASR hip replacement system, Bloomberg News reported Thursday. Two people familiar with the potential accord spoke to Bloomberg on the condition of anonymity, stating they were not authorized to speak about the case publicly. …. 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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