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J&J Agrees to Multibillion Dollar Hip Implant Settlement

J&J Agrees to Multibillion Dollar Hip Implant Settlement

Medical device and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson recently agreed to resolve thousands of hip implant lawsuits in a multibillion […]

Another Delay in the DePuy Hip Implant Litigation Causes Speculation about a Possible Settlement

Another Delay in the DePuy Hip Implant Litigation Causes Speculation about a Possible Settlement

The first federal trial against DePuy Orthopedics, which was set to begin on Monday, has been postponed another two weeks, […]

Jury Finds in Favor of J&J in Second Bellwether Hip Implant Case

Jury Finds in Favor of J&J in Second Bellwether Hip Implant Case

More than 10,000 lawsuits are currently pending against Johnson & Johnson in connection with its all-metal DePuy Articular Surface Replacement, […]

Jury Awards DePuy Hip Implant Victim $8.3 Million

Jury Awards DePuy Hip Implant Victim $8.3 Million

A jury recently ordered Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of DePuy Orthopedics, to pay more than $8.3 million in […]

New Details about Dangers of Metal Hip Implants Emerge in Lawsuit against DePuy Orthopedics

New Details about Dangers of Metal Hip Implants Emerge in Lawsuit against DePuy Orthopedics

New details are emerging about what medical manufacturers may have known about the dangers of all-metal hip implants in the […]

Did Johnson & Johnson Know About Dangers Associated with Recalled Metal Hip Implants?

Did Johnson & Johnson Know About Dangers Associated with Recalled Metal Hip Implants?

The U.S. Food and Drug Association’s (FDA) examination of metal-on-metal hip implants, and the wave of litigation against the makers […]

FDA Proposes Stricter Guidelines on Metal-On-Metal Hip Implants

FDA Proposes Stricter Guidelines on Metal-On-Metal Hip Implants

Metal-on-metal hip implants could soon be a thing of the past, if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has […]

Soaring Number of Complaints for Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Soaring Number of Complaints for Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Hip and knee replacement systems are one of the most popular medical devices used today.  Each year, more than a […]

Dangers of Metal-on-Metal Knee Replacements

Dangers of Metal-on-Metal Knee Replacements

Metal-on-metal knee implants – just like metal-on-metal hip implants – have been known to cause medical complications. Metal-on-metal implants deteriorate […]

DePuy Hip Implant Bellwether Trials Set for 2013

DePuy Hip Implant Bellwether Trials Set for 2013

The first bellwether trials have been set in connection with the litigation surrounding the defective DePuy hip implants. Judge David […]

Things to Consider Before Getting a Hip Replacement Surgery

Things to Consider Before Getting a Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is an incredibly common medical procedure. In fact, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, […]