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Bilateral DePuy Hip Implant Failures Lead to Lawsuit
Date:4/1/2011

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vickie Barber and her husband, Andrew, filed suit today against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, Inc. seeking compensation for injuries caused by the failures of Vickie's two DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip Replacement Systems.  John David Hart of the Law Offices of John David Hart in Fort Worth, Texas, is the attorney representing Vickie and Andrew Barber in the lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas in Austin.

In December, 2006, Mrs. Barber underwent hip replacement surgery to have a DePuy ASR XL Acetabular System implanted in her left hip.  In December, 2009, she underwent hip replacement surgery to have a DePuy ASR XL Acetabular System implanted in her right hip.  Since the surgical implantation of the ASR XL Acetabular Hip Replacement Systems, Mrs. Barber has suffered severe and debilitating injuries, including elevated levels of chromium and cobalt in her blood.  She was required to have surgeries to remove both DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Systems from her hips and revise them with other hip replacement systems in November, 2010 and March, 2011.

"Vickie is deeply concerned about the long term effects of the elevated metal ion levels in her blood stream.  These levels were extremely high prior to the devices being replaced," said attorney John David Hart.  "Vickie continues to struggle with problems with both hips even after revision surgeries.  Vickie's life is forever changed as a result of these dangerous, unsafe medical products."

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a division of Johnson and Johnson, Inc., recalled its ASR XL Acetabular metal-on-metal hip replacement system on August 24, 2010. This recall came after data from a recent study indicated that the five year failure rate of this product is approximately 13%, or more than 1 out of every 8 patients. DePuy identified reasons for the failure of the hip
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