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& Johnson has agreed to pay nearly $2.5 billion to settle thousands of
lawsuits related to two recalled hip replacement products manufactured by its
artificial joint replacement company, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. The settlement
also allows patients whose hip replacements fail in the future to seek
compensation, which means billions of dollars may still be available for
injured victims who require additional hip surgeries.
recalled the ASR Hip Resurfacing System and the ASR XL AcetabularSystem after
data showed that one in eight patients needed revision surgeries within five
years. Serious pain and difficulty walking can result from a faulty hip
replacement, and revision surgeries can be painful and expensive.
The hip implant recall affects an estimated 93,000 replacement systems and more than 29 different models of hip replacement implants. If you suffered complications after receiving one of these defective hip replacement products, Dudley DeBosier wants to speak with you. Contact us now for a free consultation—just dial (866) 897-8495.
recalled the following hip replacement products:
According to The Associated Press, the ASR XL was introduced in 2004 and was sold worldwide. The ASR Hip Resurfacing System was introduced in 2003 and was exclusively available outside the United States.
suggests contacting your orthopaedic surgeon to determine if your hip implant
is a recalled model and if you are eligible for the global settlement. If you
don’t know who performed your hip replacement surgery, ask your primary care
physician or someone at the hospital where the surgery took place.
joint replacement, also known as arthroplasty, utilizes modern polymers and
metals combined with advanced techniques to create artificial joints capable of
mimicking the natural actions of the human body while alleviating the extreme
pain caused by musculoskeletal conditions such as hip damage caused by a
serious injury or by conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.
injury and aging are the main causes necessitating joint replacement
procedures. There are more than half a million of these procedures performed
every year. Musculoskeletal conditions are the most common worldwide cause of
severe, long-term pain and physical disability, accounting for $254 billion in
medical expenditures in the United States every year.
Always consult your doctor or physician regarding health-related issues, but if you or someone you care about received defective joint replacement components and had to have another surgery to correct this condition, we would like to speak with you right away. Call us or fill out a free online consultation form for a free case review.
Dudley DeBosier, we understand what you’re going through if you suffered
serious complications after receiving a defective hip implant. That’s why it’s
our goal to make the legal process as stress-free as possible for you.
already dealing with enough—let us handle the paperwork and communication with
the insurance company while you rest and focus on your health. That’s the
Dudley DeBosier Difference. We treat you like family, and we stop at nothing to
help you get the compensation you deserve. Call us today.
Dudley DeBosier is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or associated with The Associated Press, Bloomberg, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., or Johnson & Johnson.