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New DePuy Hip Settlement Could Exceed $4 Billion

Whitney Taylor | December 2nd, 2013
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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
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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 »

Johnson & Johnson May Negotiate $2 Billion in DePuy Hip Settlements

Emma Gonzalez | February 4th, 2013
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According to sources close to Johnson & Johnson, the parent of DePuy, the company is currently negotiating potential DePuy hip settlements to the tune of $2 billion. With more than 10,000 lawsuits pending, the suggested DePuy settlement for each plaintiff works out to about $200,000 – a sum that the plaintiffs’ lawyers have allegedly deemed too low. In 2010, Johnson… Read more »

DePuy Settlement Approved in Australian Class Action

Shay Morrigan | December 24th, 2012
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While DePuy Orthopaedics and parent company, Johnson & Johnson (J&J), face thousands of plaintiffs who have filed a DePuy hip lawsuit in the U.S., they are also facing litigation in other countries around the world. Recently, an Australian judge approved a settlement between J&J and Australian patients who received an allegedly defective DePuy knee implant. In 2010, the manufacturer implemented… Read more »