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Verdict: $247 Million Awarded to Six Plaintiffs for DePuy Pinnacle

November 15, 2017:  A jury awarded six plaintiffs a combined $247 million for their injuries due to defectively designed DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implants.  The six plaintiffs had to undergo revision surgery to revise their metal on metal Ultamet liner Pinnacle devices, a device Johnson and Johnson and DePuy pulled off the market but… Read More

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Texas Trial for 8 NY Plaintiffs Injured by DePuy Pinnacle Postponed

The trial against DePuy involving 8 New York plaintiffs injured by DePuy Pinnacle hip implants has been postponed. The trial was set to occur today on September 5th, 2017 before U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade in the Northern District of Texas. Judge Kinkeade currently presides over 9,300 cases alleging DePuy’s Pinnacle hip implants are defective.… Read More

Case Centralization Sought For Stryker Hip Implant Cases

A recent request was filed to centralize all New Jersey State Court Stryker Hip Implant claims in front of one judge for joint discovery and handling. Cases are often centralized to save litigation resources and expedite the overall litigation process. If approved, this request for centralization may be the first step in a potential MDL,… Read More