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Johnson & Johnson to Pay Over $4B to Settle DePuy Hip Lawsuits

November 13, 2013 – Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has agreed to pay over $4 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed in courthouses around the country over its [...]

DePuy Knee Replacement Recall Lawsuit

February 22, 2013 – Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is now recalling an orthopedic knee replacement device due to a potential for fractures, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced [...]

J&J Hid Data on DePuy Hip Complications: Internal Report

January 23, 2013 – Newly disclosed court documents have revealed that a 2011 internal investigation conducted by Johnson & Johnson on its much-troubled DePuy ASR hip implant estimated that the [...]

DePuy Pinnacle Hip MDL Grows to More Than 3,200 Cases

DePuy Pinnacle hip injury lawsuits continue to be filed in courthouses around the country, with more than 3,200 cases currently consolidated in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for pretrial proceedings. [...]

First DePuy ASR Settlements Reached Over Recalled Hips

It appears that Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics has reached what is widely believed to be the first settlements in cases brought by individuals who suffered severe injuries after being [...]

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement Litigation Moving Forward

April 24, 2012 – Legal teams involved in the federal DePuy Pinnacle hip litigation are scheduled to meet with the MDL Court tomorrow, where they are expected to outline a [...]

DePuy Hip Phaseout Prompted by FDA Safety Data Inquiry

In 2009, Johnson & Johnson made the decision to phase out its DePuy ASR hip replacement just weeks after the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) sent a letter to [...]

BMJ Report: ‘Hundreds of Thousands’ Implanted with Suspect DePuy Hip Devices

March 6, 2012 – Hundreds of thousands of patients have been fitted with metal-on-metal hip implant devices whose faulty design may be exposing them to toxic cobalt and chromium shards, [...]

FDA: DePuy Sold Unapproved Orthopedic Devices

January 19, 2012 – The beleaguered Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics manufactured and marketed more than a dozen different prosthetic hip and knee replacement devices without getting approval from [...]

Cobalt Toxicity & DePuy Hip Implants

Two recent Australian studies have identified cobalt toxicity in DePuy ASR hip implant recipients. The ASR prosthesis implanted in both patients studied has recently been withdrawn from the U.S. market, [...]