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DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Ohio Man Who Required Revision Surgery Purportedly From Defective Hip Implant
Date:7/12/2014

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The FDA says that all-metal hip replacement systems were on the market prior to federal legislation enacted in 1976 that gave the FDA premarket approval over medical devices. The medical devices were classified as “high risk,” and regulated according to similar medical devices already being sold in the United States. In January 2013, the FDA announced that hip replacement devices sold prior to 1976 must undergo a premarket approval process, which requires presenting valid scientific evidence that shows the safety and effectiveness of their products, if the companies want to continue selling their medical devices.
[federalregister.gov/articles/2013/01/18/2013-01006/effective-date-of-requirement-for-premarket-approval-for-two-class-iii-preamendments-devices, January 18, 2013]

Bloomberg reported in May 2013, that Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopedics unit said it would stop selling metal-on-metal and ceramic-on-metal hip replacements. The companies reached the decision after the FDA’s January 2013 announcement over proposing tighter rules for medical devices. Additionally, sales of metal-on-metal hip implants had dropped 20 percent in the U.S. and Europe since 2007 due to doctors questioning the safety of the hip replacement systems, and patients filing lawsuits, according to the report.
[bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-16/j-j-will-stop-sales-of-metal-on-metal-hip-replacements.html, May 17, 2013]

Court records indicate that 6,046 DePuy Pinnacle complaints are pending in multidistrict litigation in the Texas federal court. The DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System lawsuits allege that DePuy’s all-metal hip implants prematurely failed and hip implant recipients had to undergo revision surgery to have the devices removed. The complaints also contend that hip implant recipients suffered from blood poisoning and chronic pain because of the alleged defective design of the metal-on-metal implant. The lawsuits also purp
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