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 is not related to safety or efficacy, and is not a recall. ” Read the full statement of DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
In the face of thousands of documented injuries from Pinnacle hip implant failures, DePuy continues to outrageously deny there is any problem with the safety of their Pinnacle hip implants.
There are presently more than 3,000 lawsuits consolidated before Judge Kinkeade In The United States District Court Northern District Of Texas Dallas Division in the DePuy Pinnacle MDL 2244. In an effort to limit the costs associated with the litigation for thousands of victims. all of the cases are consolidated, and the Law Offices of Lee W. Davis, Esquire, LLC is proud to participate.
A similar case for A.S.R. hip implant failures is scheduled to begin trial in Cleveland, Ohio on September 23, 2013 was continued for 90 days for additional discovery.
If you have a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant and suffer any symptoms such as pain or hip dislocation, Call The Law Offices of Lee W. Davis, Esquire, L.L.C. for a Free Evaluation at 412 781-0525