Bellwether DePuY A.S.R. Hip Case Settled in California

It has been reported in the media that on Oct. 1, 2013,  Johnson & Johnson settled the first bellwether trial against its DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant from a group of lawsuits consolidated in San Francisco Superior Court (DePuy ASR … Continued

May 16, 2013 Statement of DePuy

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Statement on Discontinuation of ULTAMET® Metal-on-Metal and COMPLETE™ Ceramic-on-Metal Hip Systems DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., announced its decision to discontinue sales of its ULTAMET® Metal-on-Metal Articulation and COMPLETE™ Ceramic-on-Metal Acetabular Hip System worldwide. The discontinuation will be effective … Continued

DePuy Pinnacle Implants are “voluntarily removed from the market”

On August 31, 2013, Johnson and Johnson, and it’s division DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. discontinued sales of ULTAMET® Metal-on-Metal and COMPLETE™ Ceramic-on-Metal Hip Systems. In a statement dated May 16, 2013, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. boldly states, “The decision to discontinue these products … Continued

History of DePuy Implant Failure Information

The heading quotation is from an investigative report for the British Medical Journal on the ASR. The reports opens: “It is one of the biggest disasters in orthopaedic history, according to one senior surgeon” (Cohen). When the ASR hip systems … Continued

DePuy Hip Implant Failure Information

DePuy Hip Q&A Below are some answers to common questions about the recalled DePuy artificial hip. Still have questions about your situation? Contact us today and we’ll do our best to answer them. Why are these hip replacements being recalled? … Continued