DePuy ASR Trial Update: As Closing Arguments Begin, Parker Waichman LLP Recounts Risks of Recalled Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant


(PRWEB) February 28, 2013

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, is informing consumers that, according to an article published in the Los Angeles Times on February 28th, closing arguments for the DePuy ASR trial in Los Angeles state court are set to begin today. Jurors are weighing the lawsuit of Loren Kransky, a 65-year old retired corrections officer who alleges that the DePuy ASR hip implant he received in 2007 caused metal poisoning and other complications forcing him to undergo revision surgery to remove the device. The case is Kransky v. DePuy, BC456086, California Superior Court, Los Angeles County.

http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-hip-trial-johnson-20130228,0,2664071.story

The outcome of this trial will help determine the course of future litigation with the DePuy ASR, said Daniel C. Burke, Senior Litigation Counsel at Parker Waichman LLP. Hopefully, jurors will consider the substantial amount of evidence showing that the DePuy ASRs metal-on-metal design is defective, injuring Mr. Kransky and thousands of others. Parker Waichman LLP continues to offer free legal consultations to hip replacement patients implanted with the DePuy ASR, as well as patients implanted with other all-metal hip devices. The firm advises hip replacement patients to speak with their surgeons if they experience symptoms such as:

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