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Trial May Tell Potential Outcome of over 6,000 DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits
Date:9/3/2014

levels were 85 times higher than normal.
[bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-02/j-j-s-pinnacle-hips-face-first-trial-on-poisoned-patients.html, Bloomberg.com, September 2, 2014]

Court documents indicate that this case is one of more than 6,000 DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits pending in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, where a multidistrict litigation has been established for all federal claims involving a metal-on-metal version of Pinnacle hip that uses the Ultamet liner. All of these lawsuits allege that recipients of the device are at risk for painful and debilitating complications including metallosis, chronic pain, adverse local tissue reactions, and premature hip failure. (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2244)

In January 2013, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned that patients fitted with all-metal hips were at risk for premature device failure due to metal ions that can be shed from the devices. The FDA has advised patients with metal-on-metal hips to undergo blood tests to detect excessive levels of metal ions in their blood, which could lead to metalosis, if they experience any problems with their implant. The agency also proposed new rules that, among other things, would require the manufacturers of all-metal hips already on the market to conduct post-market safety studies of their products if they wanted to keep selling them.
[fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/ImplantsandProsthetics/MetalonMetalHipImplants/ucm241769.htm, FDA, January 2013]

According to a report published by Bloomberg.com in May 2013, DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson, decided to stop selling metal-on-metal hip implants just month after the FDA issued its warning. While the company continues to deny allegations raised in DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuits, DePuy did acknowledge that the FDA’s actions in regards to all-metal hips
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