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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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Developments in Wright Hip Implant MDL, Bellwether Trial Scheduled 

Wright Medical Technology, Inc. hip implant lawsuits—specifically regarding the Conserve line of metal-on-metal hip implants—are the subject of a new federal multi-district litigation, which is organizing many cases together in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. A January 9, 2015 motion was filed by one of the defendants, Wright Medical Group...
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DePuy ASR Hip Implant Lawsuit Deadline for Tolling Agreement Nears

Plaintiffs who have filed suit against Johnson & Johnson and DePuy Orthopedics for their recalled ASR hip implants have little time left to decide whether to enter into a tolling agreement. The January 31, 2015 tolling agreement deadline effects plaintiffs in cases coordinated under a 2010 multi-district litigation (also known as an MDL, which...
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Jury Finds Doctor Error Responsible for Injury in First Pinnacle Metal-on-Metal Hip Suit: J&J Still Faces Thousands of Claims

Friday, October 24 In the first of thousands of lawsuits involving Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit’s Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants, the jury sided with the Company, finding that the plaintiff’s injuries were the result of doctor error when inserted. This bellwether trial was only the first case of many. J&J still faces thousands of lawsuits...
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