DePuy Hip Recall Lawyers Lists 4 Things Patients Should Know

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If you are a victim of the DePuy hip recall, there are few things you should know: 1. Not all DePuy hip implants are being recalled. As a New Jersey and Philadelphia DePuy hip recall lawyer, I get many telephone calls and emails from patients who have had hip replacements. As we posted on December 2, 2010, only certain DePuy hip implants are subject to the recall. Please click on the next link to read whether or not your hip implant is part of the DePuy hip recall. 2. Your implant will need to be replaced whether or not you are having symptoms. We are often asked, "Do I need to have my DePuy hip implant replaced if I’m not … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Recall Lawyers Warn Against Johnson & Johnson’s Tactics

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If you are one of the 93,000 patients affected by the defective DePuy hip recall, you should expect to receive an unwanted telephone call from a DePuy hip recall insurance adjuster paid for by DePuy Orthopaedics and their parent company, Johnson & Johnson. DePuy Insurance Adjusters Trained to Cheat You This insurance adjuster is a trained professional working on behalf of DePuy Orthopaedics and Johnson & Johnson to reduce your potential exposure to damages. While they may seem to be concerned for your well being and deeply apologetic for issues arising from the hip recall, these skilled claims adjusters are following a careful … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Recall Affects Canada and Elsewhere

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As a NJ and PA DePuy hip recall lawfirm, we have posted information about the DePuy hip recall for patients here in the U.S. However, the U.S. is not the only country with pending DePuy hip recall lawsuits. DePuy Hip Recall Lawyers Busy Everywhere DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, marketed its DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip Imlplant System and ASR Hip Resurfacing Systems worldwide, and all are included in the recall. In December of 2010, about 1,500 Canadian patients who had DePuy hip replacements filed a DePuy class action lawsuit in the courts in Quebec, Calgary, Alberta, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Montreal. DePuy … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Recall Lawyers Scoff at DePuy’s “Generous” Offer

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As a DePuy hip recall lawfirm, we have been watching the DePuy website to see whether they are really interested in paying full and fair compensation to anyone who was harmed by one of the ASR hip implant systems that were recalled. DePuy has made many public statements proclaiming that they were concerned and looking out for the best interests of their hip implant patients. However, these public statements are inconsistent with DePuy's hip implant claims policy. DePuy Hip Recall Lawyers Want You to be Compensated In the Johnson & Johnson subsidary's first press release, which was sent out on August 26, 2010, they boasted that they … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Recall Lawyers Fight for Full and Fair Compensation

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As a New Jersey and Philadelphia DePuy hip implant recall firm, we have posted information regarding the recent market withdrawal of the DePuy ASR hip implant systems. On its web site, the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary claims that it will cover medical costs for the victims of these defective hip implants. Specifically, it states "DePuy intends to cover reasonable and customary costs of treatment if you need services associated with the recall of ASR including revision surgery if it is necessary.” This sounds good, right? But what does this promise really mean? Depuy Hip Recall Attorneys Clarify Empty Promises As a DePuy recall … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Implant Recall – Johnson & Johnson Knew of Complications

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As a New Jersey DePuy Hip Implant recall lawyer, I have been providing potential recall claimants with information about the DePuy hip implant recall. As we have written, in August in 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of giant pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson, recalled two of its orthopaedic products; the ASR Hip Resurfacing System and the ASR XL Acetabular System. DePuy ASR Hip Resurafacing System The ASR Hip Resurfacing System was first introduced worldwide in 2003 and was only approved for use outside of the United States. The ASR hip resurfacing system was a partial hip replacement that involved placing a metal chromium … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Implant – Was Yours Recalled?

As a New Jersey and Pennsylvania DePuy Hip Implant Recall lawyer, I receive many telephone calls from hip replacement patients. Many of these folks have done their own independent internet research and have seen numerous websites discussin different hip implants that have been recalled over the years. The most recent hip implant recall involves Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. DePuy Orthopaedics is a fully owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson that designs, manufactures, and markets orthopaedic and reconstructive hardware for the spine, knee, shoulders, and other joints. Not all of DePuy’s products are being … [Read more...]

DePuy Defective Hip Implants; How Were They Approved?

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A common question among consumers who suddenly find themselves affected by a product recall is, "What is the process for FDA approval?" As a DePuy Hip Implant Recall attorney, I hear the question quite often. Surprisingly, the process is rather simple for products such as hip, knee, and shoulder replacements and parts. DePuy Hip Implant Approval Process According to the FDA, DePuy's first step towards FDA approval is the successfull completion of a number of clinical testing procedures set up by the FDA. However, in this instance, DePuy was able to avoid FDA scrutiny and it's screening process by using a legal 'back door," which … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Implants RECALLED

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DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson, has recently recalled it's line of ASR hip implant systems used in hip replacement surgeries. It seems the implants are defective products, malfunctioning in a few different ways. Sometimes, the DePuy Hip Replacements are loosening, meaning that the implant is no longer attached to the bone in the right position. In other instances, the implants are dislocating, and the two parts of the system that move together are no longer aligned. Metal particles are wearing off of the ball socket components of the implants that rub together, and, over time, can cause fluid build-up in the … [Read more...]