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Another Court Charges Filed due to Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement

Posted by shem omana on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, In : depuy lawsuit 
A manufacturing company has once again been charged with lawsuits because of defective metal-on-metal hip replacement. On December 16, 2011, complainants filed a motion with the US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) to fuse all court cases against Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
 
An article about the risks of metal-on-metal hip replacement surgeries was earlier published on the New York Times. The article entitled “Remedy Is Elusive as Metallic Hips Fail at Fast Rate,” presen...

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A Brief Overview Of The DePuy Hip Replacement Recall

Posted by shem omana on Wednesday, January 5, 2011,

With the ongoing lawsuits being filed about the DePuy hip replacement recall, some may have wondered what exactly is the reason behind the litigation. Hundreds have taken legal action in the hopes of gaining compensation for what DePuy has subjected them to.

In the summer of 2010, Johnson & Johnson division, DePuy Orthopaedics, issued a voluntary recall of their hip replacement devices named ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System. Generally, the average artificial hip should ...


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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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FDA Had Significant Knowledge Before The DePuy Hip Replacement Recall

Posted by shem omana on Monday, November 29, 2010,

The United States Food and Drugs Administration is in charge of safeguarding the health and well-being of the public by making sure that the foods and drugs are safe for consumption. Other items the FDA needs to supervise are medical devices, vaccines, veterinary products, cosmetics and so much more.


After DePuy Orthopaedics issued their voluntary recall of their ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System, people have begun to wonder if the FDA knew beforehand the complicati...


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