DePuy ASR Trial Update: Parker Waichman LLP Recounts Latest Trial Developments and Warns about Risk of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant


(PRWEB) February 27, 2013

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, is commenting on the latest DePuy ASR trial developments reported by Bloomberg News on February 26th. The lawsuit is on behalf of Loren Kransky, who alleges that his DePuy ASR hip implant is defective and caused a number of complications, such as high levels of metal ions, leading to revision surgery (Kransky v. DePuy, BC456086, California Superior Court, Los Angeles County). According to Bloomberg, Kranskys lawyers said that Avram Edidin, a witness for Johnson & Johnson, miscalculated when he said that Kranskys implant failed due to the angle of implantation.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-25/j-j-expert-grilled-on-calculation-of-hip-placement-device-1-.html

Throughout this trial J&J has continually tried to attribute Kranskys injuries to other factors, said Daniel C. Burke, Senior Litigation Counsel at Parker Waichman LLP. But the evidence strongly suggests that these issues stem from the defects of the ASR, which has become the most notorious metal-on-metal hip implant since its recall. 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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