In late 2010, over 90,000 hip replacement recipients worldwide were notified that their DePuy hip implant devices were not only defective, but also dangerous, with a slew of potentially serious health consequences. The recalled hip implant devices can dislocate, break the surrounding bone, and most seriously, potentially deposit shards of metal into the bloodstream. DePuy Orthopedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, either knew or should have known about the significant problems associated with its now recalled hip implant devices.
Please read on to learn more about the DePuy Hip Recall and how to protect your rights.
The DePuy Hip Recall: What is it all about?
In late August of 2010, DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., a long time orthopedic products manufacturer and subsidiary of health care products and pharmaceuticals giant, Johnson & Johnson, issued a voluntary recall of its ASR XL Acetabular Hip System and DePuy ASR Hip
The Dangers of the DePuy Hip Implant
Hip joints are one of the most indispensable parts of our skeletal structure. These joints play a pivotal role in almost all of our co-muscular movements, and enable us to engage in the vast majority of simple day to day
The DePuy Hip Lawsuit: Do I Have a Case?
In order to determine if you might have a case or claim against DePuy Orthopedics for the receipt of a defective hip implant, you will have to make the following determinations:
1. First, you will need to see if the hip implant you received was included in the 2010 DePuy
How We Can Help
As a qualified products liability law firm, Sullo & Sullo is able to help you in several very important ways:
1. We can protect your claim: If we determine that you have a potential case against DePuy Orthopedics, we will "spearhead" the filing
DePuy Hip Resource Center
In an effort to bring useful information to both our clients and potential clients, Sullo & Sullo has created the DePuy Hip Resource Center. This Resource Center allows users to access the following materials