Recent Settlements | Depuy Hip Lawsuit

$4 Billion DePuy Hip Settlement Now Rolling Out to Victims; Some Unhappy

Steve Cid | July 21st, 2014
DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit

Twelve thousand injured litigants who used the recalled DePuy ASR hip implant will soon begin to receive their share of as much as $4 billion in DePuy hip settlement payments. The settlement, agreed to by DePuy Orthopaedics in November 2013, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is a victory of sorts for the DePuy claimants and their attorneys who alleged… Read more »

DePuy Hip Settlement Reached to Resolve ASR Implant Lawsuits

Laura Woods | June 9th, 2014
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The terms of a recent DePuy hip settlement will result in the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary paying billions to resolve lawsuits over DePuy ASR implants. A settlement alert posted last month noted that DePuy has chosen not to exercise its “Walk Away Right.” “This means the Program will proceed with reviewing and processing claims to determine if claimants are eligible… Read more »

New DePuy Hip Settlement Could Exceed $4 Billion

Whitney Taylor | December 2nd, 2013
DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson has announced a DePuy hip settlement in the works that could exceed $4 billion. According to reports at the New York Times and Bloomberg, the pharmaceutical giant has agreed to a multi-billion dollar deal that would involve approximately 8,000 patients who have been injured by the DePuy ASR hip implant device. The deal would settle thousands of… Read more »

Second DePuy ASR Hip Settlement Negotiated Before Trial

Jenn Fusion | October 22nd, 2013
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MacDonald vs. DePuy Orthopaedics has reached a resolution before going to trial in New Jersey on October 21. A DePuy ASR hip settlement was negotiated at the pretrial conference on October 8. Bergen County District Judge Brian R. Martinotti did not elaborate on the settlement, but wrote that “the complaint will be dismissed with prejudice upon receipt of a fully… Read more »

J&J Discussing $3 Billion for DePuy Hip Settlements

Ava Lawson | September 10th, 2013
DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit

Following the 2010 ASR hip recall, health care giant Johnson & Johnson has been bombarded with product liability lawsuits, with an estimated 11,500 pending claims in court rooms throughout the country. The company is now pushing to resolve cases by early 2014, and is considering shelling out more than $3 billion in DePuy hip settlements, according to a recent Bloomberg… Read more »