Around the country, dozens of lawsuits have been filed against Biomet Inc. alleging that its M2a Magnum hip replacement caused serious injuries to patients who received the device. These implants have been linked to metal ion poisoning (metallosis) and a...
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay over $4 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed in courthouses around the country over its DePuy hip replacement devices.
Newly disclosed court documents have revealed that an investigation conducted by Johnson & Johnson on its DePuy ASR hip implant estimated that the device would fail within five years in nearly 40% of recipients.
DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits continue to be filed around the country, with over 3,000 cases currently consolidated in the federal multidistrict litigation for pretrial proceedings.
A federal judge has ruled that plaintiffs who have filed product liability lawsuits over Wright Conserve artificial hip implants may obtain information and discovery from the company regarding issues with its Profemur femoral neck stem.
September 14, 2012 - So far this month, medical technology giant Stryker Orthopaedics has been hit with seven new product liability lawsuits involving plaintiffs who allege that the company’s recalled Rejuvenate hip stem caused their artificial hips to fail prematurely....
DePuy Orthopaedics reaches what is widely believed to be the first settlements in cases brought by individuals who suffered severe injuries after being implanted with replacement hips from the company’s ASR line.