A California professor of Toxicology told jurors that metal debris from the DePuy ASR entered Plaintiff Loren Kransky’s bloodstream causing him metal poisoning…. Read more
DePuy Hip Recall Information Center
93,000 victims worldwide received a defective and dangerous DePuy replacement hip implant. Components of the device can come loose, fracturing bone around the implant, depositing metal fragments in one’s tissues and bloodstream. If you have a DePuy hip, read this brochure.
Twelve percent of recipients of an ASR replacement hip require revision surgery because ASR devices can deteriorate and fail completely. If you experience any of the following symptoms—hip, thigh, or groin pain… pain while walking, rising from a seated position, or bearing weight… or swelling—it could be a sign that your ASR hip unit is defective.
DePuy Orthopaedics put its profits before the well-being of the recipients of its products. Now you need an attentive advocate to represent your interests alone—the right lawyer who will stand by you through process of demanding compensation for your injuries.
You’ve just learned about the recall of DePuy’s ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System. You want to know what to do now. What you might want to do is consider legal action. So you’ll want to talk to an attentive advocate who will put your needs above all other concerns.
How much compensation to expect?
To estimate the amount of compensation you might receive, it can be helpful to consider two things: the general types of damages available to those injured by defective products, and the outcome of prior hip replacement litigation.
Hip Replacement Problems and Symptoms
If you think that you might have received an ASR device, you should immediately call your doctor, even if you’re not experiencing discomfort. DePuy has promised to pay for the cost of tests needed to determine if your hip is functioning well.
What does J&J say about the recall?
In 2010, DePuy issued a voluntary recall of its ASR Systems. In doing so, the company effectively admitted that it had manufactured defective hip devices with dangerous problems. But the company isn’t just writing checks to victims.
Jurors in the first DePuy ASR trial to date were presented with an internal document showing that the company’s risk assessment procedures were definitively inadequate…. Read more
An Oklahoma woman who was implanted with a DePuy ASR hip replacement filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer when the device failed after five years…. Read more
The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the recall of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by DePuy Orthopaedics, notes with support the scheduling of examinations of DePuy executives.