Hip Implants

Johnson & Johnson Issues $1 Billion In Settlements To Resolve Pinnacle Hip Cases

Global healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay around $1 billion in compensation to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed over the company's metal-on-metal hip implants, according to Bloomberg. In their cases, plaintiffs from across the country accuse J&J of selling defective hip implants that lead to severe complications and required removal procedures. J&J [...]

By |2019-05-29T10:14:50-04:00May 29th, 2019|Hip Implants|0 Comments

J&J Commits $413 Million To Settle Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuits

More explosive details have emerged from the recent settlement issued by global healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson, which seeks to resolve a host of claims filed over subsidiary Depuy Synthes' line of Pinnacle hip implants, Orthopedics This Week reports. In over 10,000 lawsuits, plaintiffs from across the country say the metal-on-metal hip replacement system causes [...]

By |2019-02-26T09:36:57-05:00January 9th, 2019|Hip Implants|0 Comments

Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuits Settled For Confidential Amount

Medical device manufacturer Stryker has agreed to settle product liability lawsuits filed over the company's LFIT CoCr V40 femoral head hip implant component, potentially ending multi-district litigation in the US District Court for Massachusetts, according to Mass Device. Stryker, Plaintiffs Announce Settlement Agreement Last week, District Judge Indira Talwani, who has presided over the consolidated [...]

By |2018-11-05T13:13:52-05:00November 5th, 2018|Hip Implants|0 Comments

Urine Tests Could Predict Bone Disorders In Hip Implant Patients

A simple series of urine tests could be the key to identifying hip implant patients who are likely to suffer bone problems, according to new research from Chicago's Rush University Medical Center. Researchers Predict Osteolysis In Hip Implant Patients With Remarkable Accuracy In a new study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Dr. D. Rick [...]

By |2018-07-02T10:28:42-04:00July 2nd, 2018|Hip Implants|0 Comments