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Beasley Allen attorney Navan Ward selected as a leader in Hip Recall litigation

January 25, 2011 - Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. attorney Navan Ward, Jr., who practices in the firm's Mass Torts section, has been chosen to help direct litigation related to... Read More


Lawsuits involving defective hip replacement parts to be consolidated

December 4, 2010 - It was announced this weekend that federal cases involving defective hip implant parts manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, will be consolidated... Read More


Defective hip implant may pose hidden risks

December 1, 2010 -


DePuy recalls hip replacement parts

October 14, 2010 - In August, DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, announced the recall of parts used in its ASR hip implant systems. The parts are used for hip replacement surgeries.... Read More


DePuy hip replacement recall may affect patients of widely varying ages

September 17, 2010 - It used to be that the average patient for a hip replacement surgery was between 65 and 80 years old. The surgery, first performed in 1960, is a major undertaking, involving one of the... Read More


DePuy warned about other joint replacement products before recall

September 13, 2010 - Just days before Johnson & Johnson announced a voluntary recall of hip replacement parts the company received a warning letter from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)... Read More


Johnson & Johnson Sued Over Hip-Replacement Devices Recalled in August

September 7, 2010 - Johnson & Johnson was sued by a California construction worker over an implanted hip-replacement device that the drugmaker stopped selling last month after defect reports... Read More


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