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Seeing A Hip Replacement Lawyer Is Not As Costly As You Think

Posted by William Z. Staton on Wednesday, February 9, 2011,

Lawsuits began being filed when DePuy Orthopaedics issued a voluntary recall on two of their hip replacement devices, the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System. There were about 93,000 units of these implants that were sold worldwide and studies revealed that 11,000 recipients are affected causing them to need a risky and expensive hip revision surgery. Some of the symptoms experienced by affected patients are intense pain, swelling in the hip area, limited or loss of mo...


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Patients Should Determine Whether They Received A DePuy Hip Device

Posted by William Z. Staton on Thursday, January 13, 2011,

In August 2010, Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, DePuy Orthopaedics issued a voluntary recall of two of their hip replacement devices, the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System. Sold since 2003, the devices were found to have an inherent design flaw that makes for quick deterioration. ASR components rub on each other causing metal flakes to scrape off and get deposited in surrounding tissue, bone and sinew. It took joint registries from other countries to find out this data...


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