Navigation Links
DePuy Settlement Update: DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuits Progress in Federal Court, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports
Date:11/29/2013

(PRWEB) November 29, 2013

DePuy Pinnacle hip implant lawsuits are progressing in a consolidation of cases in federal court in Texas, according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which maintains the Pinnacle informational website http://www.metalhiplawsuitattorney.com, notes that two important meetings are coming up in early December.

On Dec. 5 and 6, court-appointed special master James Stanton will conduct hearings on certain motions of remand involving Pinnacle lawsuits removed from state courts in California, New Jersey and Maryland, according to court documents (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation; MDL-2244, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio).

“We are pleased that the 5,000 lawsuits in this multidistrict litigation are moving along,” said Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group LLP.

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics has been in the news recently because J&J agreed to a multibillion dollar DePuy ASR settlement last week as a means to resolve a majority of the ASR metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuits pending, according to a Nov. 20 New York Times report.* The agreement to settle with those who underwent revision surgery sets aside at least $2.5 billion. DePuy recalled the ASR in 2010. To date, there is no indication of a mass Pinnacle settlement.

The Pinnacle, which is still on the market, could cause some alleged side effects when a metal liner is used. Side effects could include metallosis, which is metal poisoning an implantee’s bloodstream, according to court documents. There is also the possibility for the loosening of the device just a few years after implantation.

The Rottenstein Law Group LLP encourages those who believe they have suffered from the Pinnacle’s alleged side effects to visit its FAQ page to learn more about DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits and side effects, and how to contact an attorney for a free consultation.

Bellwether Trials Scheduled
Last month, Judge Ed Kinkeade issued an order staying several DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits, pending the completion of bellwether trials scheduled to begin in September 2014, according to court documents.

At the time, Rottenstein explained that “in order for the bellwether trials to be meaningful, the rest of the cases have to be put on hold for a bit. When the bellwethers have been tried—or settled‚ and everyone can see which way the wind is blowing, so to speak—all the other cases can proceed.”

*nytimes.com/2013/11/20/business/johnson-johnson-to-offer-2-5-billion-hip-device-settlement.html?_r=0

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
plus.google.com/106070664376281033016

                            ###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/depuy-pinnacle-lawsuit/metal-poisoning/prweb11377351.htm.


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

Related medicine news :

1. DePuy ASR Lawsuit Settlement Update: Retired Judge Selected As Claims Administrator, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports
2. DePuy ASR™ MDL Lawsuit Update: Settlement Reached in the DePuy ASR™ Hip Implant Multidistrict Litigation (MDL 2197)
3. Chicago Personal Injury Firm of Salvi, Schostok and Pritchard P.C. Calls Attention to Proposed $2.5 Billion DePuy Hip Implant Settlement
4. DePuy ASR Lawsuit Settlement Proposal Moves Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Issuance of New Order in Federal DePuy ASR Recall Litigation
5. DePuy ASR Settlement News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Appointment of Special Masters, Claims Administrator to Oversee Proposed DePuy ASR Lawsuit Settlement
6. DePuy ASR Lawsuit Settlement News: Johnson & Johnson Deal Still Leaves Opportunity to File Lawsuits, Notes Rottenstein Law Group LLP
7. DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Scheduling of Remand Hearings for Federal Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits
8. DePuy ASR Lawsuit Settlement Excludes Many Individuals Who May Have Been Harmed by Devices Included in DePuy ASR Recall, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
9. DrugRisk Adds Latest Court Update on DePuy Hip Lawsuits
10. DePuy ASR Lawsuit Settlement News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Announcement of DePuy ASR Recall Settlement
11. $2.5 Billion Settlement In DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Lawsuits, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic ... many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping ... released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) learned ... receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance research and ... by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in fighting pulmonary ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... with the American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer ... to seniors and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... at the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, ... journal articles published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... is actively feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging ... the past 2½ years that have already resulted in more than a million ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Capricor Therapeutics, ... a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development ... patient enrollment in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne clinical ... 50% of its 24-patient target. Capricor expects the ... quarter of 2016, and to report top line ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Bracket , ... launch its next generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) ... held on June 26 – 30, 2016 in ... first electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment product of its kind to ... #715. Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible platform ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... and INDIANAPOLIS , June ... receiving a Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is any ... scholarship winners, announced today online at www.diabetesscholars.org ... type 1 diabetes stand in the way of academic ... supported the Foundation,s scholarship program since 2012, and continues ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: