Category Archives: DePuy Litigation Update

Recall Lawyer: defective drug and device recall process explained

Defective products are recalled almost every day in the United States. They include medical devices such as metal hip implants, as well as tainted prescription drugs, children’s toys, and fruits and vegetables. These recalls span a wide variety of industries and products, but they usually share one thing in common: regulatory oversight by the federal…

Stryker hip implant lawyer: rumors about July deadline are false

Stryker hip implant lawyers at Jones Ward PLC have been receiving calls in recent weeks from concerned patients with the recalled Rejuvenate and ABG II device implanted in their bodies. The source of their anxiety: a series of advertisements on television and the Internet that claim there is a deadline in July 2014 to file…

Hip implant article explains details of medical device litigation

The complex world of medical device litigation, including lawsuits over failed metal-on-metal hip implants, is described in an article published by Attorney Alex Davis of Jones Ward PLC. The widespread failure of metal-on-metal hip implants represents one of the worst product liability disasters in decades, the article says. Jones Ward PLC represents consumers injured by…

DePuy ASR hip recall settlement moving forward

More details about the settlement of thousands of cases relating to the DePuy ASR hip recall are coming to light, including how factors such as age and body weight will affect individual cases. Under an agreement approved by a federal judge this week, DePuy will pay $250,000 to each person injured by the defective metal-on-metal…

DePuy ASR hip implant settlement: $4 billion for injured patients

A $4 billion proposed settlement for thousands of patients injured by the recalled DePuy ASR hip implant will finally provide some relief for people who had the device removed from their bodies. Jones Ward PLC represents dozens of people injured by the ASR, a metal-on-metal hip implant that fails at an unreasonably high rate. The…

Johnson & Johnson faces $2 billion fine over drug kickbacks

Johnson & Johnson, the consumer products giant that makes everything from Band Aids to metal hip implants, will fork over $2.2 billion to resolve claims that it paid doctors kickbacks and illegally promoted off-label uses of drugs. As high as this figure sounds, Johnson & Johnson likely will pay even more money to settle roughly…

Hip implant lawyer answers questions on mass tort lawsuits

Filing a lawsuit against a giant corporation can seem like a daunting task. That’s why hundreds of people with claims related to defective metal-on-metal hip implants and other products trust the lawyers at Jones Ward PLC to handle the details of their cases. In addition to the complicating and often expensive details of a case…

Recent Johnson & Johnson Recalls Spur New Questions About Safety Of Its Products

Amid multiple recent recalls by drug manufacturing giant Johnson & Johnson, new questions are being raised about its dedication to quality control and consumer safety. In the last two weeks, J&J has recalled two drugs, both which involved products or ingredients that were made by outside companies and incorporated into J&J’s final product. The company’s…

Metal-on-metal hip implant failure: should I call the company?

Surgeons implanted tens of thousands of U.S. patients with metal-on-metal hips over the last decade. Many of those devices are now failing inside patients’ bodies, forcing costly and painful revision surgeries to remove the hips due to signs of metallosis. But manufacturers were forced by the FDA to recall just a handful of those metal…

Lawsuit claims Johnson & Johnson sold unsafe products

A former vice president at Johnson & Johnson is pushing forward with a lawsuit that accuses the mega-sized corporation of selling unsafe products. The case against J&J received new life after a panel of appeals judges in New Jersey ruled in favor of Joel Lippman, who was fired six years after expressing concerns about safety…