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RLG Explains DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Remand Hearing Delay

A federal court has postponed remand hearings for more than 200 DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits pending the conclusion of bellwether trials that do not begin until September 2014 according to court documents. Special Master James M. Stanton issued the notice on Dec. 4 a move supported by plaintiffs and defendants in… Read more

Number of Federal DePuy Pinnacle Cases Now Exceeds 5,000

The number of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits in federal court increased by 100 in November putting the total number of pending lawsuits at about 5 300 according to recently released court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP discusses the Pinnacle lawsuits and their relation to DePuy settlements. There are currently 5… Read more

DePuy Settlement Update: DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuits Progress in Federal Court

DePuy Pinnacle hip implant lawsuits are progressing in a consolidation of cases in federal court in Texas according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP notes that two important meetings are coming up in early December. On Dec. 5 and 6 court-appointed special master James Stanton will conduct hearings on… Read more

Federal Court Prepares for DePuy Pinnacle Bellwether Trials

A federal judge has issued an order staying several DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits pending the completion of bellwether trials scheduled to begin in September 2014 according to court documents. Judge Ed Kinkeade who issued the order is overseeing the consolidation of federal Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip cases in what is… Read more

RLG Responds to Calif. Judge Allowing DePuy ASR, Pinnacle Lawsuit Combination

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has ruled that some plaintiffs in DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuits in California can add DePuy Pinnacle hip implant claims to their lawsuits. RLG which maintains a Pinnacle side effects and lawsuits website at http://www.rotlaw.com/depuy-pinnacle-hip is pleased with the news. Judge Richard Kramer allowed a… Read more

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuits Increasing, Notes Rottenstein Law Group LLP

DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits are making their way through federal courts. The attorneys at RLG note that the number of DePuy Pinnacle injury lawsuits has increased over the course of 2013 according to court documents in In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (MDL-2244; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of… Read more

DePuy Announces It Will Stop Selling Metal-On-Metal Hip Implants

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics announced on May 16 that it will stop sales of metal-on-metal hip replacements. This comes after the company saw the market for the products drop significantly amid lawsuits and calls for increased regulation and after the 2010 recall of the DePuy ASR hip implant. Johnson… Read more

Rottenstein Law Group Encouraged by Medical Device Safety Reporting App

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized a smartphone app for doctors to more easily report safety issues with high-risk medical devices such as metal-on-metal hip replacements according to the Wall Street Journal. RLG maintains a Hip Replacement Lawsuit Center that offers information on hip implants and filing a hip lawsuit and represents clients in… Read more

RLG Notes That Number of Pending DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Reaches Nearly 4,000

Metal-on-metal hip replacements such as the DePuy Pinnacle have been in the news frequently because of hip lawsuits related to the devices’ alleged side effects such as metal poisoning. RLG notes that pending Pinnacle lawsuits in federal courts are numbering almost 4 000 according to court documents in In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Pinnacle… Read more

RLG Urges Victims to Comment on FDA Public Device Exemption

The Rottenstein Law Group which represents clients with claims stemming from harms caused by defective medical devices encourages any interested persons to provide comments to the FDA on the custom device exemption. According to a notice posted on November 19 in the Federal Register the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)… Read more

Number of Federal DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuits Nearing 3,000

The Rottenstein Law Group which represents clients with claims stemming from the surgical implantation of hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by DePuy Orthopaedics and other companies notes that the number of federal Pinnacle hip device lawsuits has passed 2 500. A “statistics report” dated November 14 2012 prepared… Read more

RLG Publicizes Report Linking Hip Surgery and Stroke in Older Patients

The Rottenstein Law Group which represents clients with claims stemming from the failures of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by various companies is helping to publicize the results of a large new study linking risk of stroke with total hip replacement surgery. According to a recent article in… Read more

RLG Publicizes Recall of Unused Custom DePuy Orthopedic Implants

The Rottenstein Law Group which represents clients with claims stemming from the failures of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by various companies is helping to publicize the recall of all unused custom orthopedic implants manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics . According to a report from Mass Device J&J subsidiary DePuy… Read more

RLG Looks Forward to First DePuy Pinnacle Trial

The Rottenstein Law Group which represents clients with claims stemming from the failures of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by various companies is anticipating satisfaction for victims when trials of federal DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits begin in 2014. Federal DePuy Pinnacle hip implant lawsuits consolidated for pretrial procedures… Read more

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