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DePuy ASR Recall Lawsuit Update: Rottenstein Law Group Responds to ASR Hip Implant Designer Who Testified He Would No Longer Implant His Patients with the Device

Posted by Ruth Laguerta on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : Legal News 

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 04, 2013


A key DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant designer testified on April 2 in an Illinois court that even though he believed the design process was thorough, he would not implant the device today.* The Rottenstein Law Group, a DePuy ASR law firm, responds to court documents that show Dr. Thomas P. Schmalzried, who was on the design team for the now-recalled ASR, was also on the design team for DePuy’s Pinnacle, a hip implant often used during revision surgery...


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Persistent Pain Alarms Recipient Despite Revision in DePuy Hip Implant

Posted by Ruth Laguerta on Monday, April 1, 2013, In : Hip Implant 
The future of a nurse from Illinois has become uncertain after suffering from severe pain on her revised ASR XL metal hip implant. She has been hoping that her artificial hips may relieve her from the soreness, only to find out that the pain has gotten worst as she experienced continuous discomfort.


The incessant pain has caused Carol Strum, 85, to sue Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. which was considered as the second case to go on trial this year out of the 10,750 lawsuit...

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Fear Over Metal Implants

Posted by Ruth Laguerta on Friday, September 14, 2012, In : Hip Implant 

There have been several cases of some metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacements wearing off sooner than expected, medical expert says. Those who usually undergo MoM hip replacements are those suffering from damaged hips caused by a fracture or caused by arthritis.  Instead of relieving a person from those pains, their situation worsens, causing them to file a lawsuit against DePuy Orthopaedics, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, However it seems that the victims of the defective DePuy hip implants may ...

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