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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

Verdict: $1.04 Billion in Texas Trial for Six DePuy Pinnacle Plaintiffs

December 1st, 2016:  A Texas jury returned a verdict of $1.04 billion against Johnson & Johnson DePuy Orthopaedics. This bellwether trial was the second bellwether verdict against Johnson and Johnson, which was previously found liable for $498 million for 5 separate DePuy Pinnacle plaintiffs. The $1.04 billion cover six plaintiffs whose cases were tried in… Read More

Texas Jury Renders $498 Million DePuy Pinnacle Verdict

DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Verdict: March 17, 2016:  DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and its parent company, Johnson and Johnson (J&J), were found liable by a Texas jury for injuries resulting from its DePuy Pinnacle defective products.  DePuy designed and manufactured the DePuy Pinnacle stem and DePuy Ultamet liners, which when used together, form a cobalt and chromium “metal… Read More