Depuy Metal on Metal Hip Implant
This litigation group supports AAJ members representing clients bringing claims against Johnson & Johnson for heavy metal poisoning and other injuries caused by the company's defective metal on metal hip replacements.Join the Litigation Group
DePuy Metal On Metal Hip Implant
For 10 years now, Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics has faced criticism and litigation over its metal-on-metal hip replacements causing heavy metal poisoning resulting in tissue death, muscle wasting, bone loss, and even worse injuries. In 2010, Johnson & Johnson recalled its metal-on-metal ASR hip replacement system worldwide, eventually paying billions of dollars to settle lawsuits involving that system. Since that time, increasing problems have been reported involving Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip replacement system. Although it was never recalled, a settlement of thousands of cases involving that system was announced in late 2018. However, extensive litigation involving the Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip replacement system continues across the United States.
This Litigation Group supports AAJ members representing clients bringing claims against Johnson & Johnson for heavy metal poisoning and other injuries caused by the company's defective metal-on-metal hip replacements. Regular meetings will be held to share information, coordinate litigation strategy, and ultimately obtain justice on behalf of patients injured by DePuy metal-on-metal hip replacements.
- Meetings: The group meets at AAJ Annual and Winter conventions.
- Membership: The group is limited to AAJ Regular, Life, Sustaining, Leader Forum, and President’s Club member only.
- Annual Dues: $300/attorney, $100/additional attorney ($400 max)
Altom Maglio | Maglio Christopher & Toale, PA, Sarasota, FL
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