Monday, 15 of October of 2018

Lawsuits Over Recalled DePuy Hip Implants Move Closer to Court

The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary acknowledges that the metal-on-metal hip implant has begun failing much earlier than expected and caused pain to recipients while also putting them at risk for toxic cobalt and chromium poisoning.

By Jim Lewis, VA Defective Medical Device Attorney

In his latest blog post to our Virginia personal injury attorneys’ website, my colleague John Cooper updates potential clients on the status of defective product and medical malpractice lawsuits brought by patients who claim a recalled artificial hip has harmed their health. The maker of the ASR XL Acetabular System, Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy, acknowledges that the metal-on-metal hip implant has begun failing much earlier than expected and caused pain to recipients while also putting them at risk for toxic cobalt and chromium poisoning.

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