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Depuy Hip Recall Prompts Medical, Legal Attention

Surgeons in Ireland, Australia, and all over the United States are calling for much more thorough and efficient monitoring of hip implants after DePuy Orthopedics announced a massive recall of its ASR hip replacement devices in August 2010. The recall... Read more
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DePuy Hip Replacement Patients: Proceed With Caution

Hip implants require serious surgery. Patients who undergo the hip replacement surgery do so with the understanding that the implants will remain functional for approximately 15 years. The recalled DePuy ASR hip replacement systems began to fail in less than... Read more
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DePuy Noncommittal About Hip Recall Reimbursement Costs

The DePuy ASR hip replacement device recall saga that began in August 2010 continues to present frustrating challenges to patients who have the device implanted and are wondering what to do next. Studies and hospital reports have demonstrated a 13%... Read more
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DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuits On the Rise

Over a dozen individual and class action lawsuits have been filed in federal and state courts across America over DePuy’s defective recalled hip replacement systems. Lawyers for the plaintiffs filed a motion in September 2010 to consolidate the lawsuits into... Read more