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2013-11-27 23:04:27

The firm is actively filing Smith & Nephew R3 lawsuits on behalf of those who have suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications allegedly caused by the metal-on-metal hip device recalled in 2012. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 One of the Rottenstein Law Group LLP’s latest websites is the Smith & Nephew Hip Lawsuit Center at http://www.smithandnephewhiplawsuit.com, which provides news and information on the R3 hip implant's side effects and...

2013-11-26 12:26:42

Life-changing surgeries to restore mobility, provide pain relief for 230 individuals ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While more than one million hip and knee replacements are performed in the U.S. each year, countless men and women continue to live with severe arthritic pain and immobility because they cannot afford joint replacement surgery. Through Operation Walk USA 2013, an estimated 230 patients will receive free joint replacements from 130 volunteer orthopaedic...

2013-11-22 23:28:04

The firm is actively filing DePuy ASR lawsuits on behalf of those who have suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications allegedly caused by the metal-on-metal hip device recalled in 2010. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 New details have come to light in the multibillion dollar DePuy ASR hip settlement announced this week, including the specifics of eligibility to file a claim for a share of the settlement. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which maintains the ASR...

2013-11-22 23:03:34

DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Settlement News: $2.5 Billion DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Settlement Will Apply to Recipients of the Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Who Underwent Revision Surgery as of August 31, 2013, Provide Base Award of $250,000. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Two days after its announcement, more details are becoming available regarding Johnson & Johnson’s proposed DePuy ASR lawsuit settlement, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. According to documents provided by Johnson...

2013-11-21 23:22:08

The Firm is representing numerous DePuy Pinnacle lawsuit clients who have allegedly suffered serious and debilitating complications due to a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According...

2013-11-20 23:31:00

Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to seek approval of settlement of thousands of consolidated federal cases alleging that DePuy ASR metal hip systems were defectively designed. Resource4thePeople attorneys continue to offer free consultations over claims associated with nationwide recall of ASR metal-on-metal devices. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/DePuy-ASR-hip-implant.html Resource4thePeople in its latest update...

2013-11-20 23:01:15

DePuy and a court-appointed committee of Plaintiffs’ lawyers formally unveiled a settlement agreement valued at $2.475 billion to resolve several consolidated litigations in the United States. The settlement is designed to compensate some DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant patients who underwent revision surgery on or before Aug. 31, 2013, notes Parker Waichman LLP. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of...

2013-11-20 16:27:00

The differences between recently announced J&J settlement for its metal-on-metal hips and the 'Vaginal Mesh Debacle' will be discussed. CONCORD, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The recently announced Johnson & Johnson Settlement for its defective metal-on-metal hip prosthetic implant will pay roughly $250,000 to each patient sustaining injuries related to this defective device. How this case compares to the 100,000 or so transvaginal mesh (#TVM) suits being filed against...

2013-11-19 23:00:29

Johnson and Johnson Agrees to $2.5 Billion Depuy ASR hip Settlement to Resolve Thousands of DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Lawsuits filed By People Alleging Injuries and Failure From Their Metal-On-Metal Hip Replacement Systems. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The DePuy ASR hip lawsuit settlement lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC applaud a $2.5 Billion Settlement in DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Lawsuits. The announcement today in Ohio Federal Court could lead to the settlement of some...

Older Patients Recover Better When Hip Fracture Surgery Comes Early
2013-11-19 05:30:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team from McMaster University reports that the speed of surgery after a hip fracture may have a significant impact on outcomes for older patients. According to the findings, faster may be better. Hip fractures can cause serious complications for seniors that may result in death or admission to long-term care facilities for individuals who previously lived at home. Pain, bleeding and immobility can all be caused by hip...