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Older Patients Face Heart Attack Risk Following Surgery

Older Hip Implant, Knee Replacement Patients Face Heart Attack Risk Following Surgery

An emerging report reveals that older hip implant and knee replacement patients face increased heart attack risks following surgery. The risk for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) was seen in the first two weeks after these surgical procedures.

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Bleeding Side Effects of Pradaxa, Xarelto Have Some Doctors Concerned

Some heart doctors are raising concerns about a new class of heart drugs that include Pradaxa. Recently, a number of doctors interviewed by Reuters said they were hesitant to prescribe Pradaxa, as well as another blood thinner called Xarelto, because of concerns regarding the risk of stroke, serious bleeding ...

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Medtronic Settles Charges Over Kickbacks To Doctors

Medical device giant, Medtronic Inc., is settling charges over kickbacks to doctors. The firms just agreed to pay $23.5 million to settle claims it paid physicians kickbacks in exchange for their use of its pacemakers and defibrillators, according to a U.S. Justice Department announcement yesterday. The company was accused of seeking ...

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Another Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation

A vital food safety program was saved from budget cuts this week, enabling the country’s largest—although considered by experts to be far too small—produce-safety testing program to continue.

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Oklahoma Woman Latest to Head to Court Over Alleged DePuy ASR Hip Implant Injuries

Lawsuits filed by alleged victims of DePuy Orthopaedics’ recalled ASR hip replacement devices continue to pile up in the multidistrict litigation currently underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Most recently, a woman from Pryor, Oklahoma, filed suit alleging complications caused by a DePuy ASR hip implant ...

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New York Property Owners Challenge Binghamton Fracking Ban

According to a Reuters report, the landowners believe the Binghamton, N.Y., city council and Mayor acted against proper protocol when voting to ban fracking drilling the the city. Instead, they feel the city should have consulted with the Broome County Planning Commission before approving the ban.

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Newly-Filed Plavix Lawsuits Claim Drug Caused Gastrointestinal Bleeds, Cerebral Hemorrhage, and TTP

The manufacturer of Plavix continues to be named in lawsuits alleging the blood thinner caused some patients to suffer from serious bleeding side effects. Most recently, the national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP filed nine Plavix bleeding lawsuits in state court in New York.

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Study Finds Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Associated with High Incidence of Pseudotumors

Yet another study is adding to concerns about the potential dangers associated with metal-on-metal hip implants. The study, published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, found that large diameter metal-on-metal total hip replacement may be associated with a substantially higher incidence of pseudotumor formation.

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Johnson & Johnson Facing More Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Woes, as DePuy Pinnacle Complaints Rise

Having already spent around $3 billion on its DePuy Orthopaedics ASR hip implant recall, Johnson & Johnson is facing another potential debacle involving a metal-on-metal version of its Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. According to a report from Reuters, Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy unit already face some 1,600 metal-on-metal ...

Another Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation

A vital food safety program was saved from budget cuts this week, enabling the country’s largest—although considered by experts to be far too small—produce-safety testing program to continue.

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Singapore residents get medical coverage for defective DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implants

At least 100 people living in Singapore have been implanted with the defective DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant and seven people already have been forced to endure surgeries to remove the devices. According to a report from The Straits Times, … Continue reading

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DePuy ASR Hip Implant Lawsuit Plaintiffs Want to Depose New CEO

Plaintiffs are seeking to depose the new DePuy CEO in a DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuit. DePuy is a unit of health care giant, Johnson & Johnson and has been embroiled in a variety of lawsuits over its defective hip … Continue reading

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First Settlement Reported in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Lawsuit

The first DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuit scheduled to go to trial in Nevada state court has been settled.  According to a report from Mass Device, the lawsuit, which was filed by three recipients of the metal-on-metal DePuy ASR hip … Continue reading

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Dates Set for First DePuy ASR Hip Implant Bellwether Trials

The first four bellwether trials involving claims against the DePuy Orthopaedics ASR metal-on-metal hip implants are set to begin sometime next year. According to a report from MassDevice.com, U.S. District Judge David Katz has ordered both sides of the massive … Continue reading

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Another Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation

Another Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation

DePuy Orthopaedics continues to face a mounting number of legal claims over its recalled ASR hip replacement devices.  Most recently, a DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuit was filed by a man who allegedly suffered severe complications shortly after he received … Continue reading

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DePuy ASR Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Recipient Ready to Give FDA an Earful

A Pennsylvania man who was fitted with two defective ASR hip replacement devices made by DePuy Orthopaedics is preparing to travel to Washington, D.C. next month. According to a report from the Allentown Morning Call, Steve Lorenz is among the … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Alleges Bi-Lateral DePuy ASR Hip Implant Resulted in Elevated Chromium and Cobalt Levels, Need for Revision Surgery

DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, continue to be named in lawsuits by metal-on-metal hip replacement recipients who suffered severe injuries, including elevated chromium and cobalt levels, allegedly due to recalled ASR hip implant devices. Most recently, the … Continue reading

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Lawsuits over DePuy ASR Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Continue to Mount

DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, continue to be hit with lawsuits over recalled metal-on-metal DePuy ASR hip implants. Just yesterday, the national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP announced it had filed yet another DePuy ASR hip … Continue reading

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1,000+ Australians Join DePuy ASR Hip Implant Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit filed in Australia over DePuy Orthopaedics’ recalled metal-on-metal ASR Hip Implants has signed up more than 1,000 plaintiffs. The attorneys representing the Australian ASR Hip Implant lawsuit plaintiffs recently told The Courier-Mail that damages in the … Continue reading

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National Law Firm Files Suit on Behalf of Two DePuy ASR Hip Implant Recipients

Two more people who’ve suffered serious injuries blamed on the defective and recalled DePuy Orthopaedics ASR hip implant are the latest to join a growing federal class-action lawsuit against the medical device firm and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson. … Continue reading

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