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Rottenstein Law Group Comments on Report of Federal Scrutiny of Johnson & Johnson’s Marketing of Metal-on-Metal Hips

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:20:43 GMT

(PRWEB) February 25, 2013In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Feb. 22, Johnson & Johnson announced that the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office were investigating the marketing practices of its subsidiary DePuy, maker of the recalled ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement system, according to the Washington Post.* The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients in DePuy ASR hip lawsuits, is monitoring the situation carefully and maintains an i [...]

Senators Seek to Strengthen Medical Products Clearances

Wed, 21 Dec 2011 19:49:02 GMT

On December 14, 2011 the New York Times published an article saying that three U.S. senators have proposed a bill reinforcing medical device regulations. The authors of the bill were Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Herb Kohl (D-WI), and Charles E. Grassley (R-IA). These senators are providing bipartisan support for a “wave of medical device industry-friendly” bills that would restructure regulations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), requiring more stern clearances of medical prod [...]

What Causes Osteoarthritis

Thu, 03 Nov 2011 19:06:29 GMT

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most prevalent type of joint disorder. It is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. For cases of OA that do not respond to conservative treatment, surgery, like hip replacement surgery for hip joints, is recommended.  However, an editorial written by a doctor says that many hip replacement surgeries are avoidable.  OA, otherwise known as the “wear-and-tear” arthritis is idiopathic in nature. S [...]

DePuy Announces New President Amidst Hip Replacement Recalls

Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:30:04 GMT

Orthopaedics Inc. has chosen to sit a new president amidst a worldwide hip replacement recall and an impending mass litigation on its hip replacement systems. Andrew Ekdahl has replaced David Floyd, who resigned as company president, in the midst of lawsuits filed against the company alleging defective hip replacement implants. Ekdahl who had spent more than two decades with DePuy and its parent, Johnson & Johnson of New Brunswick, N.J. is now expected to be on top of the company’s qua [...]

Study by Rothman Insitute Provides More Implications Regarding DePuy’s Hip Recall

Fri, 12 Nov 2010 20:21:33 GMT

DePuy Orthopaedics, the manufacturer of the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System, has announced a recall from all the recipients of the said implants.  The devices are said to be defective, after the patients reported excruciating pain only after a few years after they were surgically implanted.The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, or the AAOS, in its annual meeting, presented the findings of their study. According to the Rothman Institute, the younger popula [...]

DePuy To Gain Control of Recalled Hip Implants

Fri, 12 Nov 2010 17:41:00 GMT

When DePuy Orthopaedics announced a complete recall of their metal hip implants, specifically the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System, the Johnson & Johnson company stated that they are willing to pay for all the expenses and additional costs. These include various laboratory exams, such as that of blood tests, X-rays, MRIs and other indicated procedures. These are expected after it was revealed that the metal-on-metal hip implants produced by DePuy had a unus [...]