In early May, Searcy Denney mass tort lawyers Cal Warriner and Brenda Fulmer filed yet another lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. This latest case was filed on behalf of a Southwest Florida...more
In August of 2010, DePuy shocked the orthopedic community and thousands of patients by announcing the recall of its ASR metal-on-metal hip implant due to an excessive failure rate. ...more
In the lawsuit filed in the Sarasota County Circuit Court, Thomas Fronczak alleged he sustained injuries after being implanted with a DePuy hip. In the complaint, he alleged, that one of the defendants, Bayside Orthopaedics,...more
This is what a common hip prosthesis looks like. The Pinnacle has a metal cup instead of a polyethylene (plastic) cup.
In 2009, Kathleen Herlihy-Paoli was implanted with a metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip....more
New Filings (1) -
DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., filed IRP2015-00510 challenging u.S. Patent No. 8,658,710 on OXIDATION-RESISTANT AND WEAR-RESISTANT POLYETHYLENES FOR HUMAN JOINT REPLACEMENTS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THEM,...more
The coordinated litigation over Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants pending before Judge Kinkeade is also known as MDL No. 2244. The MDL was established in May of 2011. Since then, more than 60 million pages of documents...more
How does one of the largest, well-known orthopedic device manufacturers in the world produce a hip implant that poisons, putrefies and requires premature replacement?
It decides that immediate profit outweighs testing...more
Searcy Denney’s Mass Tort Unit recently filed two new individual lawsuits on behalf of clients who have suffered personal injuries as a result of their defective DePuy metal-on-metal hip implants. The first case was filed on...more
Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) has reached a four million settlement with the state of Oregon to resolve allegations that J&J improperly marketed its DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implants. J&J has recalled 93,000 ASR hip...more
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has requested that an $8.3 million judgment against the company over its DePuy metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implant be put on hold....more
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