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Twenty DePuy Lawsuits Filed Every Day

A recent blog post told you how the DePuy hip replacement device made it to the market. Since then, over 26,000 patients have filed lawsuits alleging serious injuries and complications from the device. According to aboutlawsuits.com, there are approximately 20 new DePuy cases filed every day. The lawsuits continue to pile-up even though the device has not been on the…
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Why is the FDA Approving Harmful Medical Devices?

The controversial DePuy hip replacement device made it to the market without undergoing the strict protocol of testing reserved for medical devices. How did this happen? It made it to the market by the federal Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) 510(k) program, which uses similar devices already on the market as a benchmark for the effectiveness of a new device….
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Another Hip Implant System Stirs Up Lawsuits

In addition to the DePuy hip replacement system, another hip implant is making headlines for the wrong reasons. Alleged defective Wright Profemur hip replacement systems have led to a product liability lawsuit in federal court. The Michigan plaintiff claims the hip implant failed less than three years after doctors installed it, according to aboutlawsuits.com. The plaintiff had the hip implanted…
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More Plaintiffs File Suit in Connection with the DePuy Hip Replacement

Wisconsin is now the newest state where plaintiffs have filed a suit stemming from injuries from the DePuy hip replacement system. Nearly 80 plaintiffs are alleging various injuries and health problems from the defective product, which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled last year. Plaintiffs filed this latest product liability lawsuit in the Northern District of Ohio against DePuy’s…
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