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

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

https://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

https://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

https://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

https://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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