Articles Posted in Medical Device Failures

Metal Hip Failures, Lots of Problems, Billions in Health-Related Costs
Jonathan Rosenfeld

The acknowledgement of problems with the DePuy ASR device last year, may yet precipitate similar acknowledgements from other manufacturers about defects with their artificial hips comprised of similar metals. Over the next decade, an estimated 50,000 people per year will likely require a revisionary surgery due to a defective metal-on-metal hip that they we originally…

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Depuy Failure Rates Much Higher Than Originally Thought. How Bad Will Things Get??
Jonathan Rosenfeld

For almost a year now, people with DePuy artificial hips have been digesting the steady stream of news related to the problems associated with the hardware in their bodies.  Now, new data seems to paint a far more dire situation than originally disclosed by the medical device manufacturer. A recent statement released from The British…

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Defects With Depuy Hip Replacement Hardware May Give Rise to Lawsuits Against Manufacturer
Jonathan Rosenfeld

Every year, almost 200,000 hip replacement surgeries are performed in the United States for a variety of reasons including trauma and arthritic conditions. For many of the hip-replacement patients, a hip replacement surgery is particularly difficult due to the invasive nature of the procedure and the lengthy recovery time. As a lawyer who frequently works…

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