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DePuy lawsuit filed, later dismissed

Posted on May 29th, 2012 No Comments

A lawsuit filed against DePuy Orthopaedic after a man’s wife suffered after receiving a DePuy hip replacement surgery. The lawsuit has now been thrown out due to lack of jurisdiction. The lawsuit was filed by two California residents in February 2012, but has now been thrown out because of lack of jurisdiction because one of […]

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Reasons for hip replacement surgeries

Posted on May 24th, 2012 No Comments

There are many different reasons why a person may have to undergo a hip replacement surgery and when surgery is the prescribed medical option for an injury or ailment, a person wants to know as many details about the procedure as possible. Hip replacement surgeries can be somewhat complicated, but after they are done, drastic […]

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DePuy lawsuits may have August filing deadline

Posted on May 21st, 2012 No Comments

Lawsuits against DePuy Orthopaedics that allege that their metal-on-metal hip replacements caused patients to suffer from pain and multiple surgeries may face a filing deadline of August 2012. The DePuy ASR hip replacement lawsuits must be filed in most states by August 23 of this year. Each state has a different statute of limitations which […]

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Complications that can arise from hip replacements

Posted on May 17th, 2012 No Comments

Complications can arise in any surgery, but in some cases, the risk can be higher than in others. For example,  hip replacement complications can arise in replacement surgeries. Along with infections, blood clots and pulmonary embolism may also occur. Also associated with hip replacements are fractured bones, internal bleeding, pulmonary embolism, artery and nerve damage, […]

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Man has second hip replacement failure, requests clinical trial by FDA

Posted on May 14th, 2012 No Comments

A resident in Whitehall is urging the Food and Drug Administration to perform a clinical trial  on hip replacement systems after he had two failures from Johnson & Johnson hip replacement systems. The man stated that this is his second surgery that has caused him pain and he was upset to find out that the […]

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First Irish lawsuit against DePuy filed in April

Posted on May 10th, 2012 No Comments

The first Irish lawsuit against Depuy Orthopaedics was filed in April 2012 claiming that the predecessor to the DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement system, the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System, caused the man to require a corrective hip surgery. The Pinnacle lawsuit in Ireland was filed by a 51-year-old man after he received a Pinnacle […]

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Over 6,000 lawsuits filed against DePuy

Posted on May 7th, 2012 No Comments

In an update on May 1, DePuy Orthopaedics has stated that they currently have over 6,000 lawsuits consolidated that make similar claims about the company’s hip replacement system being defective. According to a judge involved in the consolidated lawsuits, nearly 4,200 lawsuits are in the multidistrict litigation in a U.S. District Court  in Ohio. Nearly […]

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Man seeks compensation for DePuy hip replacement lawsuit

Posted on May 3rd, 2012 No Comments

A man filed a lawsuit last month against DePuy Orthopaedics and he is seeking financial compensation for injury and pain that was caused by the defective hip replacement that he received. On November 14, 2008, the Sacramento man went into surgery in order to receive a DePuy hip replacement surgery. He claims that he was […]

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