Depuy Lawyer

If you are someone who underwent hip replacement surgery after the year 2003 and used the DePuy Orthopedics hip replacing system, then you will most likely have heard about the class action suit against the manufacturers. DePuy is a division of Johnson&Johnson medical suppliers and they manufactured the ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR hip replacing unit. These units have been deemed faulty. Approximately 90,000 patients around the world used these products. However both of these products have been deemed faulty by DePuy Orthopedics. As a result the company has done a recall.

The good news is that if a patient has used these products they can fight back. In order to do this, the patient must consider consulting with a DePuy hip replacement lawyer. After doing so, there is a good chance the patient will qualify for compensation. DePuy has claimed that they knew about the problem with ASR XL and ASR hip replacing unit at least 2 years before the products were recalled. DePuy on the other hand has stated that Medicare and health insurance companies will shoulder the burden of the cost of the recall. Victims of the hip replacement products are filing both, class action suits as well as individual law suits.

Needless to say both of these lawsuits can be done through a DePuy recall lawyer. The purpose behind class action litigation is to help people who do not have the means to deal with this case on their own. In this case, a DePuy hip replacement recall lawyers can deal with the rights of a large group of people. Once lawsuit has been taken to court, the patient may be entitled to the following re-imbursements.

  • Travel costs: Travel Costs include transportation to and from the clinic, hospital or doctor's office and other places connected with DePuy hip replacement.
  • Physical damage: This may include several things. Psychological side effects, loss of independence stemming from mobility problems, and chronic physical pain.
  • Medical costs: Medical costs include physical therapy, appointments or additional appointments with the doctor, hospital or doctor's office expenditure, revision surgery and so on. The patient may also need additional blood tests and MRI scanning.
  • Additional surgery: When revision surgery is conducted the patient may need to deal with scarring and disfigurement as a result. This will need additional care. As a result of these problems, the patient may need to hire a care giver as well.
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"I appreciate your asisstance in resolving my case quickly and satisfactorily prior to any trial."$XX,XXX (Confidential Settlement)R.L, Nevada

"Thank you so much for taking the time to explain my rights and what to do about my second hip surgery, I am happy to report that I no longer have any hip joint problems after the revision procedure." Confidential Settlement J.F, Forth Worth, TX

"Thank you for all that your firm did for me through this difficult ordeal, I am thankful for your counsel and results." $XX,XXX Court Award E.E., California

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