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2014-08-17 23:02:11

DePuy Lawsuits Move Forward As First Bellwether Trial Is Set For September And Alleged Recipients Were Injured Due To The Failure of Pinnacle Hip Implants. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC reports that the first bellwether jury trials for two DePuy Pinnacle Hip lawsuits are scheduled to begin September 1, 2014, in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas. The two complaints are representative of the 6,207 DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits pending in the...

2014-07-02 23:12:40

Stryker Hip Lawsuits Alleging Metallosis and Revision Surgery Will Move Forward As Judge Schedules Two Bellwether Trials Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC are reporting that the first two bellwether trials in the Stryker hip lawsuit litigation have been scheduled in Bergen County Superior Court in New Jersey. Judge Brian R. Martinotti, the presiding judge over the Stryker Hip Lawsuit litigation, scheduled the...

2014-06-21 23:03:37

6,046 DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Alleging Complications From DePuy/s Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Required Replacement Surgery Caused Chronic Pain And In Some Cases Metallosis Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 The product liability lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC note DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, have increased by more than 300 since April. According to litigation statistics, 6,046 DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits are pending as of...

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...

2014-05-12 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 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...

2014-05-06 08:35:29

An MRI can help detect premature failure of all-metal hip implant before symptoms appear WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is expressing deep concern for recipients of an all-metal hip implant, and premature failures that could cause additional medical issues such as matallosis. The US Drug Watchdog is urging recipients of any type of all-metal hip implant to call them at 866-714-6466 so they can explain everything they know about an MRI, or other testing,...

2014-05-01 08:36:55

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is now suggesting recipients of an all metal hip implant check out the UK's University of Newcastle's web site about updated news related to all metal hip implant failures, because they believe this resource is much better than anything currently being offered by US Food and Drug Administration. The Watchdog is calling the US FDA a no show, to what they are calling the, "US metal on metal hip implant disaster."...

2014-04-29 08:36:45

Additional testing, such as an MRI, is also encouraged to quickly discern any tissue inflammation related to premature implant failure WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog fears most of the 500,000 US citizens who are recipients of an all metal hip implant will never get compensated should this specific type of hip implant prematurely fail, as many studies have now concluded will happen. The Watchdog is offering to help educate any recipient of an all metal...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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