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Johnson & Johnson DePuy Unit Announces $2.5 Billion Settlement

Compensation for patients with ASR™ hip systems

On November 19, 2013, DePuy Orthopaedics division of Johnson & Johnson and a court-appointed committee of lawyers representing plaintiffs with the DePuy ASR (Articular Surface Replacement) system announced a $2.5 billion settlement agreement. The settlement is intended to compensate ASR patients in the United States who had to have revision surgery to replace their ASR hip as of August 13, 2013. A separate pool of $475 million will cover additional payments to compensate patients who suffered more severe injuries as a result of the device implant, its removal, or its replacement. Continue Reading

DePuy Hip Replacement Cases Continue Four Years After Pulling Devices Off the Market

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ASR metal hip implant devices are the subject of more than 10,000 product liability lawsuits

DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of giant Johnson & Johnson, manufactures the Pinnacle® hip replacement system as well as acetabular implants and hip stems. But these devices have generated significant press coverage and lawsuits for failure.
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