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Hip Settlement Expansion Should Resolve Most DePuy Implant Lawsuits


The DePuy Pinnacle hip settlement reached late this past year, covering approximately 3,000 claims, is being expanded to resolve most of the litigation still pending against the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary over knowingly selling defective metal hip implants.Bloomberg News reported Monday that J&J’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit has reached a settlement agreement that should resolve...

IVC Filter Complications and Lawsuits Timeline


Issues With Defective IVC Filters Lead To Hundreds Of Lawsuits Not all trauma patients at risk for thrombotic events respond to anticoagulant medications. When a patient either can't take blood-thinning drugs or the drugs don't produce the desired results, doctors often turn to an ingenious medical device known as an IVC filter. Made up of a number of metal...