Breaking News: Third Bellwether Trial Results In $1.04 Billion Verdict Against Depuy Orthopaedics

After a more than two month trial of six (6) plaintiffs’ cases, a federal jury in Dallas, Texas found Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. liable for defects in its Pinnacle Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant and awarded the Plaintiffs a total of $1.04 billion dollars. The Pinnacle Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant has been alleged to cause toxic metal particles that contaminate the …

hdhadminBreaking News: Third Bellwether Trial Results In $1.04 Billion Verdict Against Depuy Orthopaedics

DePuy Attune® Knee Implant Failure

The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Synthes’ ATTUNE® Knee System was marketed to provide better range of motion and stability and was sold 2011 to present.  The Journal of Knee Surgery has recently reported an “unusually high” rate of early failure relating to the tibial component. Many doctors and patients have experienced problems with this device that requires replacement and …

hdhadminDePuy Attune® Knee Implant Failure

BREAKING: J&J Hit With $498M Verdict In 2nd Pinnacle Bellwether Trial

Johnson & Johnson was hit with an eye-popping $497.6 million verdict Thursday in the second bellwether trial in the multidistrict litigation over allegedly defective Pinnacle hip prosthetics manufactured by its DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. unit, a major win for the plaintiffs in the litigation who had this time put forth the consolidated claims of five patients alleging problems from the devices. …

hdhadminBREAKING: J&J Hit With $498M Verdict In 2nd Pinnacle Bellwether Trial