Posts Tagged ‘depuy lawsuit’

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.

FDA Reports DePuy ASR Hip Implants Failing at Alarming Rate

Metal on metal hip implants like the DePuy ASR hip replacement system have been found to be defective and pulled off the market in a massive global recall.

How DePuy Could Actually Profit from the Hip Recall

There are 1 million artificial knees and hips implanted each year in the United States. Because none of […]

DePuy Blames Doctors for Hip Replacement Failures

Prior to the recall, DePuy insisted that instances of device failure were due to incorrect positioning of the […]

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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