Posts Tagged ‘DePuy Hip Recall’

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%.

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.

Hip Replacement Recall Spotlights Technology Dangers

DePuy hip replacement recall shows concerns growing that metal on metal hip replacement systems may pose more dangers to patients than medical benefits.

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 […]

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.

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