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Exercises After Undergoing a Hip Replacement Surgery

Posted by William Z. Staton on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, In : DePuy hip replacement recall 
Hip surgery is a procedure involving the reconstruction of the hips, one of the major bone structures in the body. This means you'll need a lot of rest and time for recovery. But in order to fully get back on your feet, you'll also need a strenuous exercise routine as prescribed by your doctor. Regarding defective hip prostheses, the DePuy hip replacement lawsuit multidistrict litigation (MDL) process is steadily progressing. Hip replacement depositions will soon begin to provide information ...

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The Downside of DePuy’s Compensation Program

Posted by William Z. Staton on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, In : DePuy hip replacement recall 

According to legal observers, the DePuy hip replacement lawsuit multidistrict litigation (MDL) process is steadily progressing. Hip replacement depositions will soon begin to provide information regarding trials. Due to the number of lawsuits and compensation claims filed against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary company DePuy Orthopaedics Inc, the company decided to hire Broadspire Services. Broadspire specializes in clients’ compensation claims and medical claims. However, the New York...


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BroadSpire, Allegedly Not Good For DePuy Hip Replacement Recall Victims

Posted by William Z. Staton on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, In : DePuy hip replacement recall 
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) was heavily criticized when it hired BroadSpire Services Inc. to handle the DePuy hip replacement recall.  Some critics claimed that to cut down on the expenses entailed in facing all complaints filed following the recall, DePuy is outsourcing the handling of the recall. J&J claimed that the recall will not have a material adverse effect on its finances; however, this may not be the case anymore with some artificial joint manufacturers talking of offshoring in wake of ...
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Motives Of DePuy Hip Recall Questioned

Posted by William Z. Staton on Thursday, August 25, 2011,
The DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. has been questioned with the way it handled its hip recall, which has resulted to various lawsuits filed.  According to critics, the company may have done it to save money rather than for the patients whose health may have been compromised more because of their defective hip implant devices. Amidst the company’s troubles, DePuy has passed another product through the beleaguered FDA approval process.

A worldwide recall has been announced by the DePuy Orthopaedics,...
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Possible Reasons For Experiencing Hip Pain

Posted by William Z. Staton on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, In : DePuy hip replacement recall 
Hip pain can be such a troublesome condition that we often experience. Sometimes, when we exert too much stress to our hips, the hip bone and hip joint could be traumatized. The hip bone and joints are constantly at work everyday. Even when we perform the simplest physical activities such as walking, sitting and running, we use our hip bone and joints. We can perform various movements thanks to our hip joints. When irreparable injury to the hip is experienced, an invasive and long-term surgic...
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Hip Replacements Manufactured by DePuy to Undergo FDA Review

Posted by William Z. Staton on Monday, March 7, 2011,

About four hundred complaints were received by the United States Food and Drugs Administration regarding the apparent adverse effects DePuy's ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System inflicts upon recipients resulting in the hip replacement recall. A series of studies conducted by foreign joint registries then prompted DePuy Orthopaedics to recall their products. Now, it would seem that the FDA is taking independent action to address adverse event reports that they have receiv...


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