Tag Archives: Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants

$247 Million Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson for Pinnacle Hip Implants

In November 2017, it was announced that six patients implanted with Johnson & Johnson’s Pinnacle hip implant will share in a $247 million payday from the pharmaceutical company fueled by its faulty device. The patients—plaintiffs who filed lawsuits against the device manufacturer—alleged that the metal-on-metal design...
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Pinnacle Hip Implant Bellwether Trials to Continue after J&J Denied Appeal

In one of the latest developments in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant litigation centralized in the Northern District of Texas, DePuy and Johnson & Johnson were denied their appeal to the Fifth Circuit seeking stop the next bellwether trials over the failed device. The denied appeal comes just after a jury verdict and eventual $151...
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FDA Announces Deadline for Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Applications

In February 2016, the FDA issued a final order that requires medical device companies to submit premarket approval (PMA) applications by May 18th for two types of metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, including one with a cemented pelvic component and another with an uncemented pelvic component. In a statement released on its website, the FDA...
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DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Claims Reaching their Pinnacle

More than 7,500 claims have been filed against Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics concerning its defective metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip replacement system. In one of the newest claims, Pinnacle recipient Michael Baker experienced severe pain and complications after receiving the faulty hip implant in 2002 and had the device removed 10 years later. The claim...
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