How Much DePuy Settlement Is Worth?

DePuy Orthopedics, a unit of Johnson and Johnson, in 2010 made a voluntarily recall on its hip replacement devices after receiving thousands of complains for being defective, experts says. At present, DePuy Orthopedics is facing about 8,000 lawsuits

Revisiting the Times of the DePuy Hip Recall

DePuy Orthopaedics, a unit of Johnson and Johnson, manufactured two of its hip replacement to cater to the needs of those people suffering from unbearable joint pains on the hip, medical experts say. Nowadays, not only aging people are suffering from

Understanding Metallosis and Its Dangerous Effects

One of the most serious and dangerous effects of metal-on-metal hip replacement, such as those of DePuy Orthopedics ( a unit of Johnson and Johnson), is metallosis, medical experts say. A primary product of DePuy, ASR hip System, was recalled in 2010

New J&J Chief Gorksky Faces Tough Challenge Over DePuy Issue

Alex Gorsky assumed the chief executive post of Johnson & Johnson in April 2012 and he faced numerous, tougher challenges at the helm in one of the world's leading pharmaceutical giants, industry observers say. On top of the list was the issue about

How Much is DePuy Willing to Pay in Case Settlements?

The DePuy Orthopeadic, a unit of Johnson and Johnson, is facing about 8,000 lawsuits over hip implants it had recalled in 2010, medical experts say. Because of this, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) closes loophole with new restriction on metal

Why Do People End Up With Hip Replacement?

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common reasons for which a person experience a chronic pain and disability and for which he may compel himself to undergo hip replacement, medical experts say. Hip replacement by DePuy Orthopeadic, a unit of Johnson

Can Yoga Help Prevent Osteoarthritis Development?

Many people may wonder how and why they are stricken with the debilitating disease of osteoarthritis, medical experts say. Every year the number of men and women suffering from the disease continues to rise. Medical science has yet to come up yet wit

How Does Successful Hip Replacement Surgery Works?

When a person runs into a hip fracture or experiences severe pain in the hip due to hip joint caused by osteoarthritis that impedes his movement and affects his quality of life, doctors usually advises the person to undergo hip replacement surgery to

Muscle Discomfort, a Problem Encountered by Statin Users

Cholesterol is naturally present in the body and is manufactured in the liver but there are times when the cholesterol level rises above normal, health experts say, and that is where the use of statin comes in. However, 98 percent of patients who wer

Johnson & Johnson Settlement Offers May Cost Them More Than $2 Billion?

DePuy Orthopedics, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, offered to pay$200,000 per settlement case, according to media reports. DePuy is currently facing more than 10,000 lawsuits, which mean it is willing to pay a total of $2 billion to settle the cases. Ho