DePuy Lawsuit Update: Woman Who Sued DePuy in Maryland Over ASR Hip Replacement Recall Might Join Federal Cases, the Rottenstein Law Group Reports

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A Maryland woman who filed a DePuy lawsuit over its recalled ASR Hip Replacement and its serious side effects withdrew her suit and could join a federal multidistrict litigation with thousands of other device recipients.

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The Rottenstein Law Group is here to help those who believe they have been injured by the serious side effects of DePuy’s hip replacement systems.

Attorneys for a former dancer who filed a DePuy lawsuit over the company's recalled ASR hip replacement system have withdrawn the suit and are considering joining a federal consolidation of cases, the Rottenstein Law Group reports based on a Jan. 8 Bloomberg article.

The Rottenstein Law Group maintains a DePuy Recall News Center to provide patients with information about DePuy recalls and legal options for those who believe they have been injured by DePuy devices.

Moira Jackson sued DePuy in Prince George’s County Circuit Court in Maryland, alleging that the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary did not provide enough warning about the risks of the device. These side effects include metal poisoning, pain and the need for corrective surgery. DePuy recalled 93,000 of its metal-on-metal ASR hip replacement systems in August 2010 (including more than 37,000 in the United States) amid complaints about its serious side effects, according to Bloomberg.

But on Jan. 8, Jackson withdrew her suit and under conditions of the agreement between Jackson and J&J her claims will be subject to refiling in federal court, according to the Bloomberg article. Thousands of cases across the United States have been consolidated into a federal multidistrict litigation, overseen by Judge David Katz in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (In re DePuy Orthopedics Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, 10-MD-2197).

“The Rottenstein Law Group is here to help those who believe they have been injured by the serious side effects of DePuy’s hip replacement systems,” said Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group. “Contact us today so we can evaluate if you have a case.”

The Rottenstein Law Group is a New York-based 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 hurt by defective medical devices. (Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.)

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