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DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filings in Federal Multidistrict Litigation Exceed 4,600, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
Date:8/5/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) August 05, 2013

DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) involving a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle hip replacement system continue to mount in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas. According to a Master Case List issued by the Court on August 2, 2013, 4,616 DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits have been filed in the federal litigation, all of which allege the all-metal hip caused patients to experience significant complications due to its propensity to shed dangerous amounts of metal ions into the tissue surrounding the implant, as well as the blood stream. (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2244; N.D. Texas)

“We continue to receive inquiries from recipients of the metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip on a regular basis. We are not at all surprised that the number of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit filings has now exceeded 4,600,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. Jeffrey S. Grand, a partner with Bernstein Liebhard LLP, serves on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for the federal litigation. The Firm continues to offer free legal evaluations to alleged victims of serious complications associated with the all-metal DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System.

DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuits
Claims pending in the federal litigation involve a version of the Pinnacle hip system that utilizes the Ultamet liner. According to DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits, this version of the hip implant allegedly suffers from similar design flaws seen in the DePuy ASR hip implant, which was subject to a recall in August 2010. Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit voluntarily recalled those devices because of an unaccept
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