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2014-05-21 08:29:43

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog, a consumer advocacy group created to help raise awareness of faulty medical devices and potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals, has urged all recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant to contact their toll-free number as soon as possible. Recipients of this model of hip implant may be at risk for toxicity in the blood and the need for a hip implant replacement, and as they would like to explain a simple blood test can help people...

2014-05-19 23:09:21

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, today announced that it has launched OrthAlign Academy™ (http://www.orthalignacademy.com), a portal dedicated to educating surgeons and hospital staff on the use of KneeAlign® technology for Total Knee Arthroplasty surgeries. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, today announced that it has launched OrthAlign Academy™...

2014-05-16 23:02:37

The funding of the settlement negotiated on behalf of DePuy ASR patients who had their devices taken out prior to August 31, 2013 became final today when DePuy Orthopedics and its parent company Johnson & Johnson announced they would fund the multi-billion dollar deal. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The proposed settlement announced in November 2013 had been made to patients who underwent a second operation, called a revision surgery, to remove the faulty ASR and replace it...

2014-05-13 16:28:10

LONDON and NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.abmrg.com/European-Hip-Replacement-Market-Through-2019-Opportunities-Trends-and-Pipeline-Analysis.html The European hip replacement market [http://www.abmrg.com/European-Hip-Replacement-Market-Through-2019-Opportunities-Trends-and-Pipeline-Analysis.html ] , including total primary hip replacement, partial hip replacement and revision hip replacement, grew at 3.5% between 2005 and 2013 and is expected to...

2014-05-12 08:32:29

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog, a consumer advocacy group created to help raise awareness of faulty medical devices and potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals, is urging anyone who has received a DePuy Pinnacle metal hip implant to contact their toll-free number, 866-714-6466, as soon as possible to find out if they are at risk for serious health concerns resulting from metal-on-metal hip implants. http://USDrugWatchdog.Com Logo -...

2014-05-11 23:02:07

A DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC Alleges an Ohio Man Sustained Multiple Hip Revision Surgeries and High Levels of Colbalt and Chromium Due to the Defective Recalled Hip Replacement. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 A DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit has been filed by Wright & Schulte LLC against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, on behalf of an Ohio man who alleges that he suffered serious health complications including metallosis,...

2014-05-08 23:13:59

The Stryker Hip Litigation Attorneys at Babbitt, Johnson, Osborne & Le Clainche, P.A. consider sharp litigation increases and question FDA medical device approval process. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) statistics show sharp increases in pending cases against Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implants in only a few months. In February 2014, there were 576 pending cases. That number jumped to 699 in...

2014-05-08 23:01:35

The Firm is representing hundreds of clients in Pinnacle hip lawsuits who were allegedly injured by a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The federal court overseeing thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/ ) claims alleging injury due to a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System held its most recent Status Conference on April 10, 2014. According to a...

2014-05-08 08:33:28

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is extremely concerned that many all metal hip implant recipients are not getting accurate information about elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in their blood, which could lead to a medical condition called metallosis; so they are urging them to call them at 866-714-6466 for specific information about a blood test that has been designed to test for metal levels in a person who now has a metal on metal hip implant such as...

2014-05-07 23:04:09

Attorneys Dean Goetz and John Gomez are representing people who received the Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Stem and the ABG II Modular Hip Stem (they are the attorneys who got an $8.3 million dollar jury verdict for Loren Kransky in the Kransky vs. Depuy hip case, Los Angeles Superior Court Case #BC456086*). This was not a class action lawsuit, Goetz and Gomez represented Mr. Kransky individually in this case. San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 On July 6, 2012 Stryker Orthopeadics...


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