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  • First Verdict in J&J DePuy Hip Implant Trials: $8.3 Million

    Posted By Craig McClellan || Mar 11, 2013

    The verdict is in: A California jury has awarded $8.3 million to the plaintiff in the first Johnson & Johnson DePuy hip implant case to make it to trial. The jury found that the ASR metal-on-metal hip implant was negligently designed and that the defective design caused injury. It did not, however, award punitive damages since it believed that DePuy took steps to warn of the risks of the hip ...
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  • California DePuy Hip Implant Cases in Court

    Posted By The McClellan Law Firm || Jan 30, 2013

    UPDATED JANUARY 2016 "Hip surgery is not perfect. No material to this very day has been proven to be perfect." These were the uncomforting words spoken by the attorney representing DePuy Orthopedics Inc., in the first of many lawsuits against the company over its all-metal ball-and-socket hip joint. The California case alleges that Johnson & Johnson's subsidiary acted fraudulently and negligently ...
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  • Chromium and Cobalt Toxicity and the DePuy Hip Implant

    Posted By Craig McClellan || Jan 10, 2011

    We've previously written about the recall of DePuy Hip Implants. What we haven't addressed is what to consider in deciding whether to replace the recalled DePuy Hip Implant. Some people that have the recalled hips in place are not experiencing much pain, or at least not enough to want to undergo another operation to replace it, along with all of the rehabilitation and recovery that would follow ...
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