DePuy Update

Following DePuy’s agreement to the proposed settlement for ASR hip implant devices, the company promptly created a website to handle the registration and enrollment of claimants by the April 1st, 2014 deadline. The website is managed and operated by the US ASR Settlement Program Claims Processor, Brown Greer, PLC, and it dictated the deadlines and […]

DePuy Implant Update

In November of 2012, Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of DePuy, agreed to a $2.5 billion settlement for thousands of lawsuits over DePuy’s ASR hip implant devices. In August of 2012, the company recalled over 93,000 of their metal-on-metal hip implant devices worldwide after it was discovered that the devices are prone to early […]

DePuy ASR Hip Implant Device Recall

In August of 2010, Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of DePuy, recalled over 93,000 of their metal-on-metal hip implant devices worldwide. About a third of those devices recalled were in the United States, where only the DePuy ASR Acetabular System was sold. The DePuy recall came after the company found out that its ASR […]