Category Archives: Hip Joints

J&J’s $151 Million Hip Lawsuit Problem

Johnson & Johnson Asks For New Trial in $151 Million Hip Lawsuit Judgment

https://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/defective-hip-implants/hip-replacement-implant-failure-defective-19-22358.htmlDallas, TX Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have filed a brief asking an appeals court to reconsider denial of their motion for a new trial that resulted in a $151 million judgment against those manufacturers on a Pinnacle hip implant …

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Stryker Hip Litigation Consolidated in New Jersey State Court

With a growing number of Stryker hip replacement lawsuits continuing to be filed in New Jersey over problems with the recalled LFit V40 femoral head, the state court litigation has been centralized before one judge for coordinated pretrial proceedings.

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State-Based Stryker Hip Implant Failure Lawsuits Consolidated in New Jersey

The calendar ticking over to a new month coincided with the release of a decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court approving the consolidation of all pending and future state-based hip replacement implant failure lawsuits against Howmedica …

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California Stryker Accolade LFit V40 Hip failure lawsuit

http://fortworth.legalexaminer.com/medical-devices-implants/california-stryker-accolade-lfit-v40-hip-failure-lawsuit/According to Ulrich, the premature failure of a Stryker Accolade TMZF hip stem and Stryker LFit V40 Anatomic femoral head, caused severe bone loss, painful rehab treatment and revision surgery to remove the failed hip replacement components in 2016.

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Defective Hip Implant Makers Busy with Recalls, Lawsuits and Settlements

https://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/defective-hip-implants/hip-replacement-implant-failure-defective-17-22326.htmlDefective Hip Implant Makers Busy with Recalls, Lawsuits and Settlements Companies recently having “issues” with their hip devices include Accolade, Smith and Nephew, Depuy, Zimmer Biomet and Stryker.

Just over the past year, Stryker has been named …

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Judge Awards $2 Million Verdict in Defective Hip Implant Lawsuit

https://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/defective-hip-implants/hip-replacement-implant-failure-defective-16-22301.htmlD-202-CV-2013-04060, Second Judicial District, County of Bernalillo, State of New Mexico after he suffered a post-surgical infection from a hip implant surgery involving the M/L Taper Hip Prosthesis with Kinectiv Technology (MLTK) and a cobalt-chromium …

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The FDA Shortcut to a Hip Replacement Lawsuit

https://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/defective-hip-implants/hip-replacement-implant-failure-defective-8-22088.htmlBergen, NJ It was back in 2008 that Hip Replacement Implant Failure caught up with Zimmer, when its Alumina Ceramic Femoral Head component was subject to a Class 2 recall by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

According to the official recall …

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When Did DePuy Know their Pinnacle Hip Was Defective?

When Did MoM Hip Manufacturer DePuy Know their Product Was Defective?

http://southeastpennsylvania.legalexaminer.com/defective-dangerous-products/when-did-mom-hip-manufacturer-depuy-know-their-product-was-defective/Involving a similar product that has yet to be recalled, the bellwether trial ascertained that DePuy and Johnson & Johnson marketed the Pinnacle replacement hip as a high stability, low-wear implant that could be used with a metal liner, yet they did …

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Plaintiffs Lawyer Lanier Makes Tit-for-Tat Attack in $500M Hip Implant Appeal

http://www.texaslawyer.com/id=1202786659022/Plaintiffs-Lawyer-Lanier-Makes-TitforTat-Attack-in-500M-Hip-Implant-AppealThe verdict at issue came in the second bellwether trial over the Pinnacle, which has generated more than 9,000 lawsuits alleging the devices caused pain and subsequent removal surgeries.

DePuy won the first verdict in 2014 and has a separate appeal …

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From $20 Million to Fifty Bucks: Could the Same Thing Happen in Texas?

https://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/texas-medical-malpractice/texas-medical-malpractice-negligence-22313.htmlDallas, TX
A legal showdown is brewing in the state of Texas over that state’s cap on punitive damages.

Texas medical malpractice lawyers representing plaintiffs who saw their $502 million jury award over failed DePuy Pinnacle hip implants reduced to …

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DePuy Pinnacle metal hip failure

http://fortworth.legalexaminer.com/medical-devices-implants/depuy-pinnacle-metal-hip-failure/DePuy Pinnacle metal hip failures continue to make headlines.

According to Johnson and Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy internal documents, U.S. patients were fitted with the controversial metal on metal hip implants despite the companies knowing that …

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DePuy and Johnson & Johnson appeal decision in favor of hip implant recipients

http://setexasrecord.com/stories/511103706-depuy-and-johnson-johnson-appeal-decision-in-favor-of-hip-implant-recipientsAfter a weeks-long courtroom battle described in appeal documents as “intensely adversarial,” a jury found in favor of five plaintiffs who had received DePuy’s Pinnacle hip implant, which uses a metal-on-metal design.

According to the plaintiff’s cross …

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DePuy Knew of Metal Hip Implant Risks in 1995

https://dailyhornet.com/2017/depuy-knew-of-metal-hip-implant-risks-in-1995/Nearly 10,000 lawsuits have been filed by people who were injured by the DePuy Pinnacle, an all-metal hip implant that was not recalled.

Last year, DePuy was hit with an eye-popping $1 billion jury verdict to six people who were injured.

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Johnson & Johnson seeks new trials after $1B Pinnacle hip implant loss

http://www.massdevice.com/johnson-johnson-seeks-new-trials-1b-pinnacle-hip-implant-loss/DePuy also claimed that it’s entitled to new trials “because plaintiffs injected an enormous amount of unfairly prejudicial evidence into this trial – all of which should have been excluded under any fair reading of the Federal Rules of Evidence and …

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Lessons Emerging from Pinnacle Hip Bellwether Trials

http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=e8bb3be1-5777-48b8-a31f-3b9757ff2541In a staggering verdict, a Texas jury recently awarded over $1 billion against Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. (“DePuy”) (collectively referred to as “Defendants”) to six California plaintiffs who claimed the …

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DePuy $1B Pinnacle hip implant loss is in the news again

Johnson & Johnson seeks new trials after $1B Pinnacle hip implant loss

http://www.massdevice.com/johnson-johnson-seeks-new-trials-1b-pinnacle-hip-implant-loss/The lawsuits are the 3rd clutch of bellwether cases to go to trial of the nearly 9,000 in a multi-district litigation overseen by Kinkeade.

DePuy won the 1st bellwether trial in the MDL, in October 2014.

In July Kinkeade slashed the $500 million …

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DePuy Knew of Metal Hip Implant Risks in 1995

https://dailyhornet.com/2017/depuy-knew-of-metal-hip-implant-risks-in-1995/Nearly 10,000 lawsuits have been filed by people who were injured by the DePuy Pinnacle, an all-metal hip implant that was not recalled.

Last year, DePuy was hit with an eye-popping $1 billion jury verdict to six people who were injured.

Another jury …

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Judge halves $1B award in J&J hip implants case

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2017/01/04/judge-halves-1b-award-in-j-j-hip-implants-case.htmlA U.S. judge almost halved the award in a December jury verdict that ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay more than $1 billion to plaintiffs in six lawsuits who said they were injured by DePuy’s Pinnacle hip implants.

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Billion Dollar Verdict in DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement Lawsuit

http://www.natlawreview.com/article/billion-dollar-verdict-depuy-pinnacle-hip-replacement-lawsuitDespite multiple attempts by Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to delay and dismiss the third DePuy Pinnacle hip implant bellwether trial, the case moved forward with outstanding results.

After 12 weeks of trial, which included 32 witnesses called and 1,346 …

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Jury levels $1B verdict against J&J’s DePuy Ortho in Pinnacle hip bellwether

http://www.massdevice.com/jj-depuy-ortho-found-liable-1b-pinnacle-bellwether-case/The New Brunswick, N.J.-based health products giant, which faces roughly 8,400 lawsuits over the hip implants, said it’s planning to immediately appeal the verdict and is committed to defending itself and DePuy from further litigation over the Pinnacle …

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HHS Nominee Tom Price Drops The Ball Big Time

Well that was dumb! How could Tom Price possibly have expected that no one would notice? What a bonehead!

Trump’s cabinet pick invested in company, then introduced a bill to help it

Zimmer Biomet, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of knee and hip implants, was one of two companies that would been hit the hardest by the new CMS regulation that directly impacts the payments for such procedures, according to press reports and …

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Zimmer Biomet To Pay $30 Million After Breaching Anti-Bribery Deal

http://blogs.wsj.com/riskandcompliance/2017/01/12/zimmer-biomet-to-pay-30-million-after-breaching-anti-bribery-deal/U.S. authorities penalized medical-device manufacturer Zimmer Biomet Inc. for foreign-bribery recidivism. Zimmer Biomet agreed to pay more than $30 million to resolve repeated violations of U.S. anti-bribery law, and it entered a new deferred …

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Zimmer Biomet Shares Bolstered by Positive 2017 Outlook

https://www.thestreet.com/story/13948517/1/zimmer-biomet-shares-bolstered-by-positive-2017-outlook.htmlZimmer Biomet Holdings (ZBH) shares got a nice boost Tuesday morning after the company released better-than-expected sales guidance for the fourth quarter and 2017.

Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer, which focuses on medical devices for musculoskeletal …

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Wright Zimmer Biomet Hip Lawsuit Developments

Wright Medical Reaches $240 Million Metal-on-Metal Hip Lawsuit Agreement

https://ryortho.com/breaking/wright-medical-reaches-240-million-metal-on-metal-hip-lawsuit-agreement/Wright Medical Technology, Inc. has entered into settlement agreements with patients and insurance carriers over lawsuits resulting from claims over the company’s Conserve metal-on-metal hip implant.

The Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) with …

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Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (NYSE:ZBH) Shareholder News: Lawsuit alleges Misleading Statements

The Shareholders Foundation announced that an investor in NYSE:ZBH shares filed a lawsuit over alleged violations of Federal Securities Laws by Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc.

Investors … most notably within Zimmer’s knee and hip portfolios, that, as …

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South Carolina Plaintiff Files Biomet Hip Lawsuit in MDL

On January 16, 2015, a South Carolina man filed the most recent Biomet hip lawsuit in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.

Rather than file his complaint in South Carolina …

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Following Suit: Defective Hip Lawsuit Updates

Thousands of defective hip lawsuits have been settled and thousands more are still pending nationwide against Zimmer (which recently purchased Biomet), DePuy, Stryker, Wright Medical and other medical device companies that sold metal-on-metal hip implants.

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EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Zimmer Biomet

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161202005744/en/EQUITY-ALERT-Rosen-Law-Firm-Announces-FilingNEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. securities (NYSE:ZBH) from September 7, 2016 through October 31, 2016 …

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J&J Dealt a Crushing $1 Billion Pinnacle Verdict

On December 2, 2016 plaintiffs in the DePuy Pinnacle lawsuit received great news; the judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a staggering $1 Billion verdict. This makes the 3rd Pinnacle lawsuit in a row to go south for the pharmaceutical giant.

Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Win $1B+ in Third DePuy Pinnacle Trial

http://milestone.legalexaminer.com/medical-devices-implants/plaintiffs-lawyers-win-1b-in-third-depuy-pinnacle-trial/Congratulations to plaintiffs’ attorneys Jayne Conroy, Mark Lanier, and the entire team who secured a staggering $1 billion federal jury verdict in the third bellwether trial involving the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) DePuy Pinnacle …

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Pinnacle Hip Implant Trial Dragging On

http://baddrug.news/news/pinnacle-hip-implant-trial-dragging/When the third Pinnacle hip implant trial began in early October, the jury might not have imagined the case would be as complex as it is.

The stakes are high for both sides as they enter in to the sixth week of proceedings. DePuy Orthopedics and its …

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Third J&J Pinnacle Hip Implant Bellwether Lawsuit Heads to Trial

https://www.drugwatch.com/2016/09/21/jj-pinnacle-hip-implant-bellwether-trial/Fresh from a $500 million loss in the second Pinnacle hip bellwether trial in June, Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics division face off against seven cases consolidated into another bellwether trial in the Northern District of Texas. U.S …

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Living with the Pain of Hip Replacement

Coping with the Discomfort of Hip Replacement

Countless people have submitted lawsuits after their hip replacement started to fail. And the majority of all metal-on-metal hip implants continue to stop working. Grant and …

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DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Replacements Prone to Problems

DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Replacements Prone to Issues
A current study released in the BMJ revealed Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Peak metal-on-metal hip implants have a high modification surgical treatment rate …
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Metal-on-metal hip implant provider purchased to pay $500 million to 5 complaintants who suffered …
A federal jury in Texas, USA, recently reached a verdict versus Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy, which has been purchased to pay $502 …See all stories on this subject

Hip Implant Recall Lawsuits Continue to be Filed

Hip Implant Recall Lawsuits Continue to be Submitted
The majority of the major medical device makers are protecting hip implant lawsuits. There are cases against DePuy and Johnson & Johnson for the …

Second bellwether trial under way for DePuy Pinnacle hip implant

2nd bellwether trial under way for DePuy Pinnacle hip implant
The DePuy Peak hip implant is back on trial in a Texas federal court.
5 plaintiffs who received the metal-on-metal hip implant are having their …