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DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuits

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Patients who received the DePuy ASR hip replacement could experience a higher rate of hip failure than what doctors would normally expect, sometimes occurring within a year of the hip surgery. Lawyers are reviewing DePuy ASR hip lawsuits for individuals who have experienced complications or pain, which often requires additional hip surgery.…

FDA Issues New Metal-on-Metal Hip Guidelines for Doctors

Federal health regulators confirmed yesterday that problems from metal-on-metal hip replacements may result soft tissue damage and other complications as metal particles are shed into the body, resulting in new guidelines for doctors and patients. …

DePuy ASR Trial Dates Set for May and July 2013 in MDL

The first trial involving problems with a recalled DePuy ASR hip replacement has been scheduled to begin next year in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL), which involves thousands of lawsuits filed by individuals throughout the United States. …

Study Links Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements and Pseudotumors

A new study indicates that individuals who received metal-on-metal hip replacements may be at an increased risk of suffering severe inflammations that resemble tumors, adding to the existing concerns for individuals who received one of the implants in recent years. …

Discovery in DePuy Pinnacle Hip MDL Moving Forward, as Lawsuits Mount

Detailed ground rules for the production of documents in the federal DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement MDL have been issued, providing for the exchange of information that will help the parties discover potentially admissible evidence. At the same time, the number of lawsuits filed by individuals who have experienced problems with the metal-on-metal hip implant continues to increase at a fast rate. …

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