Browsing Archive: December, 2010

Courts Could Dismiss DePuy Lawsuits Filed Against Johnson & Johnson

Posted by shem omana on Tuesday, December 21, 2010,

When people update themselves on the status of the ongoing hip replacement lawsuits in blogs, forums and news briefs, parent company of DePuy Othopaedics, Johnson & Johnson is sure to be mentioned more than a few times. Individuals who have received either one of the defective ASR XL Acetabular Sytem and ASR Hip Resurfacing System find themselves seeking damages from both DePuy and Johnson & Johnson. But what most plaintiffs do not realize is that there is a huge probability of Johnson & John...


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Centralization Of DePuy Lawsuit Given To Ohio Judge

Posted by shem omana on Friday, December 10, 2010,

In previous news regarding the status of the ongoing lawsuits filed against DePuy Orthopaedics for manufacturing the defective ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System, a Multidistrict Litigation or MDL was proposed. A hearing was scheduled on November 18 of this year to hear five motions that petitions to consolidate the cases under one federal judge. The hearing took place in Durham, North Carolina.

During the hearing, the five plaintiffs, most of which were class action gr...


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