Navigation Links
DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit News: Calif. Judge to Determine If Metal-On-Metal Case Will Go to Trial, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports
Date:9/16/2013

(PRWEB) September 16, 2013

A California man’s DePuy ASR hip lawsuit is set to be the first bellwether trial in a state court consolidation on Oct. 10, but that could change if a judge grants Johnson & Johnson, its subsidiary DePuy and related defendants a summary judgment on Sept. 13, according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, a metal-on-metal hip implant law firm, maintains a comprehensive DePuy ASR information page at http://www.rotlaw.com/depuy-asr-hip.

Johnson & Johnson and the other defendants filed the motion for summary adjudication with Judge Richard A. Kramer in July, and plaintiff Robert Eugene Ottman had until Aug. 30 to respond, according to court documents (Robert Eugene Ottman v. Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. et al, CGC-12-517391; Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco). Kramer oversees California’s consolidation of more than 600 ASR metal-on-metal lawsuits, according to court documents (DePuy ASR Hip System Cases, JCCP-4649, Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco).

“The defendants are asking the judge to rule in their favor on the facts and the law without the necessity of a trial,” said Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group. “This is common. Ottman will oppose summary judgment in favor of the defendants, of course. Summary judgment is rarely granted, however, because the bar for proving that it is appropriate is very high.”

One of the potentially dangerous adverse side effects of the metal-on-metal DePuy ASR hip replacement device is that its components can form friction with each other, causing metal poisoning, or “metallosis,” according to a Jan. 17 FDA safety communication.* That is, small, heavy metal ions can break off into the implantee’s bloodstream and cause neurological problems and other issues.

DePuy recently was said to be considering the settling of ASR lawsuits for about $3 billion, according to an Aug. 21 Bloomberg story.** In 2010 Johnson & Johnson recalled 93,000 metal-on-metal hip implants worldwide, about 33,000 of those in the United States. A bellwether trial in the federal case consolidation is scheduled to begin on Sept. 23, according to court documents (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation; MDL-2197, U.S District Court for the Northern District of Ohio).

The Rottenstein Law Group LLP encourages those who believe they have suffered from the ASR’s alleged side effects to visit the firm’s website to download a free informational brochure to learn more about ASR lawsuits and side effects and how to contact an attorney for a free consultation.

*http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/ImplantsandProsthetics/MetalonMetalHipImplants/ucm241604.htm

**bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-21/j-j-said-to-weigh-3-billion-settlement-of-its-hip-implant-cases.html

About THE ROTTENSTEIN LAW GROUP LLP
The Rottenstein Law Group LLP is a New York-based firm that represents clients nationwide in mass tort actions. The firm was founded by Rochelle Rottenstein, who has more than two decades of experience as a lawyer, to represent clients hurt by defective medical devices and medications. (Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.)

Contact:
The Rottenstein Law Group LLP
Rochelle Rottenstein, Esq.
321 W. 44th Street
# 804
New York NY 10036
(212) 933-9500 (office phone)
(212) 933-9980 (facsimile)
rochelle (at) rotlaw (dot) com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/depuy-asr-lawsuit/metal-poisoning/prweb11119416.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Lawsuit Trial: Jury Selection in First Federal Trial of DePuy ASR Hip Recall Lawsuit to Begin on September 24th, Wright & Schulte LLC Reports
2. DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports on Latest Developments in Federal Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits
3. Judge Orders Postponement of First Bellwether Trial in DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.’s Multidistrict Litigation, Pushing It to Sept. 24, Parker Waichman LLP Reports
4. DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuit News: Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Await Start of First Federal Bellwether Trial in DePuy ASR Hip Recall Litigation
5. DePuy Metal Hip Implant Lawsuits Help: Resource4thePeople Reports Billions in Settlements Considered as Key Trial Approaches
6. DePuy ASR Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Looks Forward to Start of First Bellwether Trial in Federal DePuy ASR Recall Litigation
7. DePuy Knee Sleeve Lawsuits Help: Resource4thePeople Expands Recall Reviews to include both Knee and Hip Cases
8. DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: Claims Filed in Federal DePuy Pinnacle Hip Litigation Approach 5,000, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
9. First Bellwether Trial in Multidistrict Litigation for DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.’s All-Metal Hip Implant to Commence on September 9 in Ohio’s Northern District, Reports Parker Waichman LLP
10. DePuy ASR Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of Latest Case Management Order in New Jersey DePuy ASR Recall Litigation
11. DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Conference in Federal Pinnacle Hip Litigation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... , ... Providing for loved ones before one’s passing is of paramount importance. ... begin. “Now more than ever there are some questions that are far too critical ... said attorney Lisa Edgar Dickman, founder of the Law Offices of Lisa Edgar Dickman. ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... to experienced, personalized dental care since 1985. After thirty-two years, Dr. Latner has become ... privilege to help my numerous clients over the years with all their dental needs,” ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... Miami, Fl (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... Earth Day is a day to clean, plant trees and look forward to a ... green isn’t just about doing something outdoors. Indoor air quality can be two to ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... Federal ... five common elements between the Obamacare program that most Republicans love to hate ... Warfarin poison to kill hogs. , Like Obamacare, the Miller program centers ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... a significant bandwidth upgrade infrastructure service to Tele-Media Solutions. IFN is delivering ... of IFN’s consortium member-owners, Tele-Media Solution’s protect transport with 3GB Dual Access Internet ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)... 19, 2017  IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ... for the first quarter 2017 after the close of ... team will host a corresponding conference call beginning at ... Investors interested in listening to the conference call may ... or (703) 326-3030 for international callers, using conference ID: ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017  Sorrento Therapeutics, ... antibody-centric, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing new treatments for ... the closing of its previously announced underwritten public ... at a public offering price of $2.00 per ... estimated offering expenses payable by Sorrento.  The net ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... 18, 2017  Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH ... 2017 earnings per share (EPS) guidance and providing a ... in conjunction with this morning,s announcement of the planned ... Nutritional Insufficiency businesses. Cardinal Health now believes ... be at the bottom of its previous guidance range ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: