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US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All Recalled DePuy ASR Hip Implant Recipients to Check if There Is Still Time to Get Signed up for the National Litigation- It Is State Specific

July 12, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are urging recipients of a recalled DePuy ASR to check our list to see if they live in a state where is still possible to get signed up for a settlement related to this specific type of metal on metal hip implant, and if they do live in one of these states to call us immediately at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com

(PRWEB) July 12, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog says, "The statute of limitations on the recalled DePuy ASR metal on metal hip implant has not yet run out in the following states: Arkansas, Washington D.C., Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. If you are a recipient of a recalled DePuy ASR, and you have not yet been identified by the court please call us as soon as possible at 866-714-6466, if the procedure was done in one of these states." According to court records the time for recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal to get identified for the ongoing national litigation related to this all metal hip implant device could soon run out too. The US Drug Watchdog is urging recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implant to call them for instructions about a specific blood test designed to determine if the metal on metal hip implant has failed.

The US Drug Watchdog indicates symptoms of the recalled DePuy ASR hip implant, or a DePuy Pinnacle failure include:

  • Pain in the Hip Region
  • Problems While Walking or The Inability to Walk
  • Swelling of the Hip
  • General Discomfort
  • Lack of Flexibility
  • Elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the hip implant recipients blood.

The US Drug Watchdog is the premier medical device, and pharmaceutical watchdog in the United States. The group says, “We want to make certain all DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients get a blood test to determine if their hip implant has failed, and we want to identify all recipients of the recalled DePuy ASR all metal hip implant." For more information about the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant, and a critical blood test, or the recalled DePuy ASR metal on metal hip implant please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com

DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL # 2197

DePuy Pinnacle Case Number U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244

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