DePuy ASR Hip Recall Second Anniversary Might Mean End of Time to File Suits, Notes Rottenstein Law Group

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New York, September 10, 2012. The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the alleged failures of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by various companies, notes that with the passing of two years since the recall of DePuy Orthopaedics’ ASR systems, the time to file lawsuits might have ended.

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Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, manufacturer of the embattled ASR systems, on August 24, 2010, publically announced a recall of the ASR Hip Resurfacing System and the ASR XL Acetabular System. This recall announcement might have been the start of a two-year period established by applicable law in which any person with a claim for damages against DePuy had to file a lawsuit. With the passing of two years on August 24, 2012, the time to file suit might have ended.

This does not mean, however, that anyone with a valid claim against DePuy seeking compensation for harm allegedly caused by an ASR device should assume that his or her claim is barred. If a judge were to rule that a different start date or a longer time period applies, then the end date for claims might be later than the second anniversary of the public recall announcement.

Accordingly, Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group, implores anyone with a friend or relative who has received a dangerous hip implant or other medical device to reach out to that person and recommend that he or she consult a physician immediately and then speak to a qualified personal injury lawyer. The Rottenstein Law Group maintains an Information Page on their website that offers readers comprehensive information on the DePuy ASR Hip Recall. This page is found at (Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.)

The Rottenstein Law Group is a New York-based law firm that represents clients nationwide in mass tort actions. The firm was founded by Rochelle Rottenstein, who has more than two decades of experience as a lawyer, to represent clients in consumer product injury, mass tort, and class action lawsuits in a compassionate manner.

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Rochelle Rottenstein, Esq.
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New York NY 10036
(212) 933-9500 (office phone)
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