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Third Bellwether Trial in Pinnacle Hip Litigation Underway

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Litigation

The third bellwether trial in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant litigation kicked off late September 2016 in the Northern District of Texas. The six lawsuits consolidated into the bellwether trial are only a few of the cases in the multi-district litigation (“MDL”) similarly alleging that the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System is...
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DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Verdict Stands, Next Bellwether Trial on the Horizon

In the second bellwether trial in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant multi-district litigation centralized in the Northern District of Texas, U.S District Judge Ed Kinkeade indicated this week that the jury verdict handed down in March 2016 would stand, and disallowed Johnson & Johnson’s request for a new trial. Pursuant to Texas state laws...

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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...
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$350 Million More in Compensation for Failed DePuy Hip Replacement Patients

More than 1,400 injured hip replacement patients who were excluded from an earlier $2.5 billion settlement due to the date of their replacement surgery have been extended compensation under an additional DePuy Orthopaedics settlement.  Now, DePuy will pay up to $350 million to patients who underwent a revision surgery to replace...

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