DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuits
DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson, has tentatively agreed to pay $4 billion to settle the thousands of claims regarding its recalled hip implants. If that deal is accepted it could mean an average settlement of $350,000 per patient. If you had a hip replacement and a revision surgery was necessary please call us now. You should not have to suffer through the pain of a faulty device.
Johnson & Johnson May Pay Even More on Top of $2.5 Billion Settlement
In early 2015, Bloomberg.com reported that Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $420 million more to settle lawsuits regarding hip implants that were excluded from the $2.5 billion settlement in 2013. It is believed that the total costs of the settlements of Depuy’s ASR line will cost the company over $4 billion.
DePuy ASR and DePuy Pinnacle Side Effects
Many patients’ hip implants have failed causing them to need a revision surgery. Other people have experienced pain, swelling, and joint dislocation. If you have a DePuy ASR or DePuy Pinnacle hip implant and have experienced any of the following side effects, please call our firm:
- Implant Failure
- Revision Surgery
- Elevated levels of cobalt and/or chromium in the blood
- Loosening of the device
DID YOU OR A LOVED ONE SUFFER SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS AFTER RECEIVING AN
DePuy ASR Hip Implant?
You May Be Entitled to Compensation. Call Now!
DePuy Issues Voluntary recall
In August 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics issued a voluntary recall for its DePuy ASR hip system. After realizing that the device was failing at a rate more than two times the industry average, the company decided to issue the recall. Information from DePuy regarding the recall can be found on the company’s website here.
DePuy Orthopaedics is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The company designs, manufactures, and distributes orthopedic devices and supplies. The ASR and Pinnacle Hip Systems are a one piece cup and socket that was designed to reduce the risk of dislocation in more active patients. In the second quarter of 2015, Johnson & Johnson reported revenues of almost $18 billion.
Eligible for a DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuit?
Kyros Law Group is dedicated to those who have been affected by a DePuy Hip Replacement. If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries due to a DePuy Hip Replacement, then call us immediately at 1-800-884-6335. You will get a FREE & IMMEDIATE consult regarding your potential DePuy Hip Replacement claim. You may be entitled to compensation, so do not delay. Your time to file a claim may be limited.