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Category Archives: Hip Implants

Have you been involved in an automobile accident?

The Woodlands Car Accident Attorneys Americans are more reliant on their automobiles than ever and as a result, most of us will get in some kind of car accident in some point in our lives. Hopefully, they will not be serious and will simply require the exchange of insurance information.  There may come a time… Read More »

Jury awards $8.3 million for faulty hip implants

LOS ANGELES – A jury Friday awarded $8.3 million to a former prison guard who accused Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary of knowingly marketing a faulty hip implant that was later recalled. Jurors found that the ASR XL implant was defectively designed and caused metal poisoning and other health problems suffered by Loren Kransky… Read More »

Women are more likely than men to need revision surgery.

CHICAGO — Hip replacements are slightly more likely to fail in women than in men, according to one of the largest studies of its kind in U.S. patients. The risk of the implants failing is low, but women were 29% more likely than men to need a repeat surgery within the first three years. The… Read More »

Maker Aware of 40% Failure in Hip Implant

An internal analysis conducted by Johnson & Johnson in 2011 not long after it recalled a troubled hip implant estimated that the all-metal device would fail within five years in nearly 40 percent of patients who received it, newly disclosed court records show. Johnson & Johnson never released those projections for the device, the Articular… Read More »

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