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More than 10,000 Dupuy ASR Hip Implant Lawsuits File

  Depending upon whose statistics you look at Dupuy Hip Implant failure rate is anywhere from 37 to 44 percent 5 years after implantation. It is no wonder there are so many lawsuits. Here are the statistics . According to the most recent count of the docket of the DePuy ASR litigation, and based on […]

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Jury Told J&J Had ‘Inappropriate’ Risk Controls for Hip

By Maurice Possley, David Voreacos and Jef Feeley – Jan 31, 2013 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s DePuy unit took“inappropriate” steps to identify and eliminate risks in the design of 93,000 all-metal hip implants that J&J recalled, a company compliance manager told a California jury. DePuy’s Jimmy Smith testified today at the first of 10,000 lawsuits […]

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Johnson & Johnson’s Fall From Grace?

  There was a time when I would presumptively refuse any product liability case involving J&J. To me they were the standard bearer for corporate ethics. Judge for yourself as to whether J&J has fallen from that pedestal as we follow accounts from two trials ; One in California involving ASR Dupuy Hips and the […]

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Unnamed sources say J&J will pay $600K to settle DePuy hips suits.

I usually don't put much stock in these kinds of reports. In this case I think the report is credible for two reasons. First I have personally seen the underlying liability documents in these cases in representing my own clients. Having seen first hand the evidence i would settle too if i was advising J&J. […]

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