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DePuy ASR Lawsuits Move Forward in New Jersey, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Pretrial Conference
Date:9/28/2013

ext 90 days. (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation – MDL 2197)

According to a recent report from Bloomberg.com, a DePuy ASR lawsuit will also go to trial next month in California, while a Chicago jury will begin hearing a case in December.*

All of these lawsuits were filed on behalf of patients who allegedly suffered serious complications, due to toxic metal debris that can be shed from the ASR hip’s chromium-cobalt ball and cup as a result of wear. According the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, the DePuy ASR recall was announced after data from a United Kingdom hip registry indicated that 12-to-13% of recipients experienced device failure within just five years of having the ASR implanted. However, as Bloomberg.com pointed out, estimates of the ASR’s actual failure rate continue to rise.*

Earlier this year, the nation’s first two trials involving DePuy ASR lawsuits concluded at the state court 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)

Alleged victims of complications related to the DePuy ASR recall may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. Click Here to contact a DePuy ASR lawyer with Bernstein Liebhard LLP. Free case reviews may also be obtained by calling 800-511-5092.'/>"/>

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2. US Drug Watchdog Now Offers To Get A Free Legal Review For All DePuy ASR Recipients Who Received A Letter From Broadspire About Their Recalled DePuy Hip Implant
3. US Drug Watchdog Now Offers To Help All Recipients Of A DePuy Pinnacle Or Recalled DePuy ASR Hip Implant Get To The Best Attorneys Regardless If Their Device Has Failed
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6. US Drug Watchdog Dramatically Increases Their Efforts To Get All Recalled DePuy ASR Hip Implant Recipients Identified To The Best Possible Attorneys Before Time Runs Out
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11. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All DePuy Pinnacle And DePuy Hip Implant Recipients To Call Them For The Names Of The Best Law Firms Before Time Runs Out To Get Identified
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