If you have been implanted with a DePuy Pinnacle hip device, you have likely heard of the problems associated with the Pinnacle hip implant, as well as the lawsuits against DePuy and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson. The number of lawsuits is edging toward 9,000, with the last two bellwether trials ending in wins for the plaintiffs. In March 2016 five Pinnacle plaintiffs were awarded $500 million by a Texas jury for injuries suffered from a DePuy Pinnacle hip device.
Addicks/Barker Reservoir and Lake Conroe Flooding Following “Controlled” Water Release - Those in Southeast Texas were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey in August, however some residents in the city of Houston suffered what they believe to be unnecessary flooding in their homes. Of course, no one could predict or control the devastation Hurricane Harvey brought to the area, however at 1:30 a.m. on Monday, August 28th, and later, at 10:30 p.m. that night, officials made the decision to...
If you were one of those who received revision surgery, you could be eligible for Stryker hip settlement enhancements in addition to the Stryker hip settlement base award of $300,000. Stryker hip monetary compensation could be increased by as much as $500,000, depending on factors specific to your case. Some of the enhancements you may be eligible for include the following...
Because officials hoped to avoid a spillover at the reservoirs once they reached peak capacity, the Army Corp of Engineers made the decision to begin a “controlled release” of water out of the Addicks and Barker reservoirs back into the Buffalo Bayou. Unfortunately, this decision to release 4,000 cubic feet per second from each reservoir over a 6-10-hour period, resulted in the flooding of the surrounding neighborhoods—homes which had thus far escaped flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
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