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Pinnacle Hip Implant Bellwether Trials to Continue after J&J Denied Appeal

In one of the latest developments in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant litigation centralized in the Northern District of Texas, DePuy and Johnson & Johnson were denied their appeal to the Fifth Circuit seeking stop the next bellwether trials over the failed device. The denied appeal comes just after a jury verdict and eventual $151...
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FDA Announces Deadline for Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Applications

In February 2016, the FDA issued a final order that requires medical device companies to submit premarket approval (PMA) applications by May 18th for two types of metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, including one with a cemented pelvic component and another with an uncemented pelvic component. In a statement released on its website, the FDA...
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First Wright Hip Implant Failure Case Goes to Trial

In 2010, Alan Warner received a Wright Medical Technology Profemur metal-on-metal hip implant that was supposed to last up to 20 years. Excruciating pains landed him back in the hospital in less than 3 years after the implant weakened and snapped inside his body. Warner’s lawsuit, filed in 2011, is the first Wright hip implant...
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