Biomet Agrees to Settlement in Artificial Hip Litigation

Manufacturer Biomet Reaches Settlement Agreement in Personal Injury Cases Involving Artificial Hip US-based medical device manufacturer Biomet has agreed to pay $200,000 per personal injury lawsuit in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving their M2a Magnum artificial hips. The M2a Magnum artificial hip devices are one of many metal-on-metal … [Read more...]

All-Metal Hip Implants Will Receive Tougher Scrutiny from FDA

FDA Says Hip Implants Are Dangerous and Should Be Used with Caution All-metal hip implants have been the subject of thousands of consumer lawsuits in the past few years. Patients who have had the devices implanted complain of several complications after surgery, including metallosis, infection, and a high failure rate. The FDA and all-metal hip … [Read more...]

Johnson & Johnson Reportedly Offers $2 Billion as Settlement in DePuy Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Suits

Johnson & Johnson Offers $200,000 Per Plaintiff in DePuy Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Personal Injury Lawsuits The New Jersey-based company Johnson & Johnson faces more than 10,000 lawsuits against their DePuy Orthopedics division for metal-on-metal hip replacement devices that have caused serious personal injury. The company has … [Read more...]

DePuy Orthopedics Motions to Dismiss Faulty Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson’s Subsidiary DePuy Files to Dismiss Lawsuit Before Scheduled Trial in January Loren Kransky is a Vietnam veteran – he served in the 1970’s – where he was exposed to Agent Orange. Since then, he has been diagnosed by the Veteran’s Administration with diabetes, neuropathy, arterioschlerosis, and heart problems. He even required … [Read more...]

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