DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Lawsuits Claim Device is Defective, Prone to Failure

November 27, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Patients who were implanted with DePuy's ASR XL Acetabular System or ASR Hip Resurfacing System.
Injuries
Hip implant failure, revision surgery, metallosis, pain, swelling, difficulty walking, dislocation, bone fracture, loosening of the implant.
Manufacturer
DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., a unit of Johnson & Johnson.
Recall Date
On August 26, 2010, DePuy recalled its ASR devices after new data indicated that more patients than expected required revision surgery following their initial hip replacement procedure.
Type of Lawsuit
Mass Tort