Posts Tagged ‘asr hip implant’

UK Joint Registry Reports DePuy ASR Hip Failing at Higher Rates

40,000 of the 90,000 hip implant patients live in the US. FDA studying negative health effects. Medical experts expect hip failure rates as high as 50%.

Warning to ASR Patients Who Haven’t Suffered Implant Failure Symptoms

Claims for damages can be brought even before your ASR hip is replaced, in some circumstances, even before you have suffered significant pain and disability.

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.

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”.

DePuy Waited to Issue Recall Until Pressured By Lawsuit

DePuy did not issue a recall until hundreds of complaints surfaced, along with a study and newspaper articles which showed their increased rate of failure.

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