NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the recall of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by DePuy Orthopaedics, is fully in support of the FDA's announced intention to consider carefully the safety of metal-on-metal joint implants.
At a new set of pages on its Web site, www.fda.gov, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration states the following:
FDA is actively working in several areas to further assess the safety and effectiveness of metal-on-metal hip implants. Some activities include a comprehensive review of:
The greater effort of the FDA was prompted by recent recalls of metal-on-metal joint devices, including DePuy's ASR system and Zimmer's Durom Acetabular Component. DePuy, a Johnson & Johnson company, recalled its ASR devices globally after the National Joint Registry of England and Wales made public data showing that, within five years, about 12% of recipients of the hip resurfacing system and about 13% of recipients of the acetabular system needed corrective surgery. The Rottenstein Law Group maintains a website on the hip replacement recall.
About THE ROTTENSTEIN LAW GROUP
The Rottenstein Law Group is a New York-based law firm that represents clients in mass tort actions. The firm was recently founded by Rochelle Rottenstein, who has more than two decades of experience as a lawyer, to represent clients in consumer product injury, mass tort, and a class action lawsuits in a compassionate manner.
|SOURCE The Rottenstein Law Group|
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