Posts Tagged ‘DePuy ASR Hip Replacement recall’

Over 350 Lawsuits Filed Against DePuy in August

More than 350 cases filed in an Ohio Federal court in August 2011. Lawsuits filed consolidated in multi-district litigation under Judge David Katz.

What Raises Risks of Post-Surgery Complications?

The risks associated with hip surgery rise due to certain factors, including age, gender, ethnicity, and weight.

Misleading Ads Published in DePuy’s Brochure

DePuy’s ads are misleading because they market their hip as allowing for higher range of motion, when in reality many hips have failed.

What To Do After Getting a Letter from DePuy

After receiving a letter from DePuy, hip surgery patients should take a few precautions to ensure your rights are protected.

Help Hotline and Release Forms Can Be Used Against Patients

DePuy Orthopaedics’ hotline and medical release form are used to extract information from patients which could be used against them in litigation.

DePuy’s Offer to Pay Out-of-Pocket Expenses Not Enough

DePuy has offered to pay for out-of-pocket expenses, however these do not cover potential costs such as caregivers, assistive devices and home modifications.

Taxpayers Face Financial Burden of Hip Surgeries

Taxpayers must bear the financial burdens of hip revision surgeons, which are often expensive and complicated.

NY Times ASR Hip Recall Article – Good But Late to the Punch

The New York Times newspaper this morning had a good Depuy ASR Hip Recall article titled “The Implants Loophole”.

How DePuy Compares to Zimmer, Stryker Recalls

DePuy’s recall can be compared with two other recent hip replacement implant recalls made by Stryker and Zimmer.

Hip Replacement Surgery FAQ’s

The most frequently asked questions regarding hip replacement surgery are answered.

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