Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Orthopaedics hit with $1 billion verdict in third hip implant bellwether trial

December 1, 2016 - Texas jurors deliberated for less than a day before returning a verdict finding Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. unit liable for injuries related to its Pinnacle metal-on-metal... Read More

J&J, Depuy Orthopedics hit with $497.6 million verdict for failure of metal-on-metal hip devices

March 17, 2016 - The metal-on-metal hip implant trial started on January 11, 2016, and took more than eight weeks before it concluded. Read More

Biomet settles metal-on-metal hip implant complaints for $56 million

February 5, 2014 - Medical device manufacturer Biomet Inc. agreed Monday to pay $56 million to resolve multi-district litigation (MDL) in which plaintiffs alleged they were injured by the company’s... Read More

DePuy Orthopaedics approves $2.475 billion settlement agreement in defective ASR hip implant litigation

November 19, 2013 - DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has agreed to a $2.475 billion charge to settle thousands of claims related to injuries suffered as the result of defective ASR hip... Read More

Defective metal-on-metal hip implants may result in serious injury

May 1, 2013 - Many of the metal-on-metal hip implants being investigated in this litigation have been found to fail within as little as five years. Read More

Internal report reveals DePuy ASR hips were barely tested before marketing

February 4, 2013 - An engineering report and related testimony given during the first DePuy ASR hip implant trial revealed that developers failed to adequately assess the device’s risks before they hit the... Read More

Stryker Orthopaedics recalls two hip implant models

July 16, 2012 - Orthopedic device manufacturer Stryker Orthopaedics has recalled two of its hip implant models over concerns the devices are prone to “fretting and corrosion” that could trigger pain,... Read More

Beasley Allen attorney Navan Ward to help lead Pinnacle hip implant litigation

January 23, 2012 - MONTGOMERY, ALA. (January 23, 2012) – Navan Ward, Jr., a shareholder with Montgomery based law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. has been selected to serve on the... Read More

Beasley Allen investigating claims of defective hip implants

January 18, 2012 - DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson, recalled its ASR XL Acetabular system hip implants in August 2010 after it was discovered that patients with these implants had a much... Read More

Navan Ward discusses the DePuy Hip Replacement Recall with Ringler Radio

December 29, 2011 - in 2010, Johnson & Johnson and DePuy announced the worldwide recall of parts used for hip replacements. Studies pointed to an unusually high rate of revision surgeries connected to the... Read More

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