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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