Category Archives: Johnson & Johnson

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…

Hip implants part of new tracking system for high-risk devices

Metal hip implants will be subject to a new tracking system under rules announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for certain “high-risk” medical devices. The rules come in the wake of widespread problems with metal-on-metal hip implants, which have injured tens of thousands of patients over the last decade. Some of the biggest…

The European Union is Tightening Its Approval Process for Medical Devices: What Does It Mean for the United States?

The European Union, prompted by high profile recalls of dangerous breast implants, is set to increase safety standards by strengthening its pre-market approval process for medical devices. This announcement came shortly after the FDA also announced stronger oversight due to a rash of widely publicized recalls, including metal-on-metal hip and knee implants. Meanwhile, the medical…

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…