Have you or a loved one undergone surgery to receive the DePuy ASR™ XL Acetabular System or DePuy ASR™ Hip Resurfacing System? You may be entitled to compensation through a class-action lawsuit against Depuy / Johnson & Johnson.
In 2010 DePuy Orthopedics, which owned by Johnson & Johnson, recalled more than 93,000 defective hip replacement systems due to the large number of patients that required a second hip replacement surgery due to tissue damage, pain and inflammation.
The hip devices involved in the recall are:
People with DePuy hip implants often experience loosening or detachment of the implant, implant dislocation or bone fractures around the implant. As a result there have been thousands of DePuy hip implant lawusits in the United States.
According to a British study, one out of every eight hip replacements with the DePuy hip implant system will likely fail and require a second hip replacement surgery within five years.
The Washington State hip replacement attorneys at Davis Law Group are actively investigating hip replacement lawsuits and helping defective hip replacement victims join class action lawsuits against DePuy / Johnson & Johnson. If you or a loved on has had hip replacement surgery using a DePuy hip system and have had any adverse side affects you may want to contact Davis Law Group today at 206-727-4000 regarding a potential Depuy hip lawsuit.