Posts Tagged ‘hip recall lawsuit’

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.

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.

What Raises Risks of Post-Surgery Complications?

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

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.

Flaws in FDA Medical Device Approval Process (Part 2)

Methods Currently Used by the FDA May Put Patients At Risk A further complication in the instance of […]

Taxpayers Face Financial Burden of Hip Surgeries

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

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.

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.

Why Your Hip May Be Hurting

Painful symptoms may result from osteoarthritis and require hip surgery, such as inability to bend, loss in flexibility, hip and leg stiffness, and limping.

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