DePuy ASR Settlement Update: Rottenstein Law Group LLP Comments on $4 Billion DePuy Hip Settlement News

The firm is actively filing DePuy ASR lawsuits on behalf of those who have suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications allegedly caused by the metal-on-metal hip device recalled in 2010.

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Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics will reportedly offer $4 billion in DePuy settlements to resolve more than 7,500 DePuy ASR hip lawsuits in state and federal courts.

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics will reportedly offer $4 billion in DePuy settlements to resolve more than 7,500 DePuy ASR hip lawsuits in state and federal courts.

Those who allege they suffered as a result of the faulty metal-on-metal-hip implant will have the opportunity to receive compensation for their suffering.

(PRWEB) November 13, 2013

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics will reportedly offer $4 billion in DePuy settlements to resolve thousands of DePuy ASR hip lawsuits in state and federal courts, according to a Nov. 12 Bloomberg Businessweek article.* The Rottenstein Law Group LLP notes that part of the agreement says that future patients who find their hip implants are allegedly defective will still be able to sue, meaning that the value of the settlement could increase.

Each claimant will receive about $350,000 on average, according to a Nov. 13 New York Times article.** Between 7,500 and 8,000 DePuy lawsuits will be settled, the Times said.

"Those who allege that they suffered as a result of the faulty metal-on-metal-hip implant will have the opportunity to receive compensation for their injuries,” said Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group LLP. “Future claimants will also have the opportunity to be made whole. In addition, Johnson & Johnson will have been held financially accountable for its actions.”

In 2010 DePuy recalled 93,000 hip implants, including 37,000 in the U.S., after more than 12 percent failed within five years, according to the Businessweek article.

The Rottenstein Law Group LLP encourages those who believe they have suffered from the ASR’s alleged side effects to visit its FAQ page to learn more about DePuy hip lawsuits, settlements and side effects, and how to contact an attorney for a free consultation.

*http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-11-12/j-and-j-said-to-reach-4-billion-settlement-of-hip-implant-suits-1

**http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/13/business/johnson-and-johnson-said-to-agree-to-4-billion-settlement-over-hip-implants.html?_r=0

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