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DePuy ASR Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Certification of DePuy ASR Recall Class Action Lawsuit in Canada
Date:9/17/2013

the ASR’s metal-on-metal design. Most of these complaints are pending in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, where Bernstein Liebhard LLP is actively filing claims. The first trial in the federal litigation is scheduled to begin on September 24, 2013. (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation – MDL 2197)

While the federal litigation has yet to hold its first trial, two DePuy ASR lawsuits have already been heard by U.S. juries at the state level. In March, a plaintiff was awarded more than $8 million after a Los Angeles Superior Court jury found that the hip implant was defectively designed. (Kransky v. DePuy, BC456086, California Superior Court, Los Angeles County) However, a jury in Chicago found for Johnson & Johnson in a second trial just one month later. (Strum v. DePuy, 2011-L-9352, Circuit Court of Cook County).

The DePuy ASR recall prompted the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to begin a safety review of the entire class of metal-on-metal hip implants in February 2011. In January 2013, after determining that all-metal hips were more likely to fail prematurely compared to devices made from other materials, the FDA advised metal-on-metal hip replacement recipients to undergo medical screening if they experienced any symptoms that could be an indication that their implant was not performing as it should . The FDA has also proposed a new rule which would subject metal-on-metal hips to greater regulatory oversight.

Hip replacement patients who have suffered serious complications allegedly associated with the DePuy ASR recall may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.

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