Committee Chair Says DePuy Deserves Criminal Investigation

Reports recently released by DePuy allegedly shows that their metal-on-metal hip implants failed after two and half years. The Telegraph also revealed they continued to market the implant after a surgeon warned the executive of manufacturing about painful symptoms patients were experiencing. The surgeon said they were suspected for putting metal ions into the bloodstream, …

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DePuy Executive Asked Why Plans to Re-Design ASR Hip Halted

The president of the orthopedic division of Johnson & Johnson, Andrew Ekdahl, said the company recalled their all-metal implant due to it not meeting “clinical needs for the product.” He testified at a trial recently due to claims the company failed to issue warnings about the risks involved with the implants. He was questioned by …

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Executive’s Involvement with Defective Hip Implant Questioned

A new executive was hired to lead Johnson & Johnson’s orthopedics division after the company’s artificial hip implants were recalled in an effort to help clear their image. However, the executive who was hired knew about the defects three years before the implants were recalled and supervised the introduction of the implant in the US. …

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Witness Testimony Says J&J Altered Safety Tests

While designing the all-metal hip implant, Johnson & Johnson failed safety tests they set forth, according to witness testimony, then altered the protocol rather than fixing the flaw itself. Loren Kransky is suing them for defects involved with their metal hip implants. Johnson & Johnson recalled 93,000 ASR hips in 2010 when they announced that …

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