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A jury in Los Angeles returned a verdict of $4.5 million in favor of Warshauer-McLaughlin Law Group, P.C. clients, Alan Warner Patricia Warner.

A jury in Los Angeles returned a verdict of $4.5 million in favor of Warshauer-McLaughlin Law Group, P.C. clients, Alan Warner Patricia Warner.  (Warner v. Wright Medical Technology, Superior Court of Los Angeles County, California, Case No.  BC475958)   Mr. Warner had received a Wright Medical Profemur artificial hip in 2007.  Three years later the [...]

A General Overview of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Like any surgery, hip replacement surgery has the potential for complications. If complications occur, the most common way to fix them is by having another surgery (“revision surgery”). However, if the complication is related to a metal-on-metal hip implant, then fixing the problem can become very complicated. Metal-on-metal implants have two metal surfaces that rub [...]

A Closer Look at the Two Bellwether Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuits to Start Sept. 1

In a matter of days, the first two bellwether Pinnacle hip implant lawsuits will get underway before Judge Ed Kinkeade in a court in the Northern District of Texas (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2244). In this blog, we will take a closer look at the facts [...]

By | 2017-02-02T19:17:35+00:00 August 31st, 2014|Hip Implant Lawsuits, Multi District Litigation|0 Comments

Bellwether DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuits to Start Sept. 1, Pretrial Report Explains

In just a few weeks, the first bellwether DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits will get underway in the Northern District of Texas (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2244), according to a pretrial report issued for the federal DePuy Pinnacle litigation on July 29, 2014. As the weeks before [...]

By | 2017-02-02T19:25:58+00:00 August 10th, 2014|Hip Implant Lawsuits, Multi District Litigation|0 Comments

Hip Implant Lawsuit Settlements Starting to Be Paid by DePuy

About four years after issuing the DePuy ASR hip implant recall and approximately 9 months after reaching a settlement with thousands of injured people involved in DePuy hip implant lawsuits, Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) DePuy has finally starting paying out some of the hip implant lawsuit settlements promised back in November 2013. According to recent [...]

By | 2017-02-02T19:33:42+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Hip Implant Lawsuits|0 Comments

More than 6,000 Hip Implant Lawsuits Filed against DePuy to Date

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. is currently facing nearly 6,400 hip implant lawsuits in ongoing multidistrict litigation (MDL) proceeding in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. In fact, according to the court docket, as of June 30th, 6,382 hip implant lawsuits were pending against DePuy based on claims that the: DePuy Pinnacle hip [...]

By | 2017-02-02T19:42:36+00:00 July 24th, 2014|Hip Implant Lawsuits, Multi District Litigation|0 Comments

Overview of Multidistrict Litigation for Hip Implant Lawsuits (Pt. 3)

Here is the conclusion to our three-part blog Overview of Multidistrict Litigation for Hip Implant Lawsuits. While the first two parts of this blog focused on defining what multidistrict litigation (MDL) is and where some of the main MDLs for hip implant lawsuits have been set up throughout the U.S., below, we will conclude this [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:14:21+00:00 July 19th, 2014|Hip Implant Lawsuits, Multi District Litigation|0 Comments

Overview of Multidistrict Litigation for Hip Implant Lawsuits (Pt. 2)

Picking up from where Overview of Multidistrict Litigation for Hip Implant Lawsuits (Pt. 1) left off, below we will continue our discussion of MDLs for hip implant lawsuits. While the first part of this blog delved into what multidistrict litigation is and how it typically comes about, here, we will take a closer look at [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:07:51+00:00 July 12th, 2014|Hip Implant Lawsuits, Multi District Litigation|0 Comments

Overview of Multidistrict Litigation for Hip Implant Lawsuits (Pt. 1)

Injured hip implant patients have various legal options when it comes to seeking compensation for their hip implant injuries and losses. While the details of an individual’s case, as well his own wishes, will play a role in determining the best option for a person, in general, people can choose between: Filing an individual lawsuit [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:22:26+00:00 July 5th, 2014|Hip Implant Lawsuits, Multi District Litigation|0 Comments