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Hip Recall Patients Advised not to Share Information with DePuy

In the wake of the global hip replacement recall DePuy has hired Broadspire, a claims adjustment company to […]

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.

Hip Replacement Recall Questions and Answers

Needless to say, it can be a worrying, painful, and frustrating experience dealing with the failure of your […]

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.

DePuy Hip Sales Stopped in Australia Before Recall

The sales of hips in Australia were stopped two years before a recall was issued due to the high rate of failure amongst DePuy’s ASR hip implants.

Why Do Hip Implants Lack Warranties?

Hip implants lack warranties because they claim patients and surgeons are to blame for failure, and make a large profit from not having warranties.

Potentially Dangerous Metal Ions Shed Into Patient’s Bloodstream

Potentially dangerous metal ions are being shed into a patient’s bloodstream, caused by friction of the metal components.

Younger Patients Face Many Complications from Hip Surgery

Younger patients who underwent hip surgery may face long-term problems such as muscle and nerve damage or metal poisoning.