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Emily Beeson

DePuy ASR Settlement Program – deadline extended

Recipients of the DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant who have undergone revision surgery between January 31, 2015, and February 15, 2017, are finally able to participate in the Settlement Program created by the manufacturer. The ASR hip implant, which was […]

Emily Beeson

Johnson & Johnson hit with $1 billion verdict for Pinnacle hip implants

Medical device manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopedics division were again found liable for injuries stemming from the Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant. A Texas jury determined the company should pay $1.041 billion to the six plaintiffs whose cases […]

Pierce Egerton

Distracted driving: Like trying to catch a runaway horse

2015 was probably the deadliest year on American roads since 2008. That’s according to a mid-quarter report from the National Safety Council, which estimates 38,300 people were killed in car accidents last year. The NSC said a stronger economy and […]

Emily Beeson

$500 million verdict in DePuy Pinnacle hip implant trial

The jury in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant trial has returned with a verdict of $500 million for the 5 plaintiffs whose cases were presented over the last months. The DePuy Pinnacle is a metal-on-metal hip implant with a history […]

Emily Beeson

Second bellwether trial under way for DePuy Pinnacle hip implant

The DePuy Pinnacle hip implant is back on trial in a Texas federal court. Five plaintiffs who received the metal-on-metal hip implant are having their cases presented in one proceeding against manufacturer DePuy, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. Image […]

Emily Beeson

DePuy Pinnacle hip implant trial date scheduled for January 2016

After selecting a group of nine cases to proceed toward trial, the federal judge presiding in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant cases has set a trial date of January 6, 2016. Leading up to the January trial date are several […]

Emily Beeson

Zimmer NexGen knee implant bellwether trial scheduled for October

The judge in the Zimmer NexGen knee implant lawsuit has issued a scheduling order setting opening statements in the first trial to begin October 13, 2015.  Over a thousand cases have been consolidated in front of a federal judge in […]

Emily Beeson

Dispelling misconceptions about medical device and drug lawsuits

Many people who contact us at Egerton Law about a possible medical device or drug lawsuit share the same concern: they like their doctor, and are worried about getting him or her caught up in the legal battle. Although both […]

Emily Beeson

Zimmer, Inc. knee implant recall Q & A

As Egerton Law recently reported the medical device manufacturer Zimmer, Inc., has issued a recall of all lots and sizes of their Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate/Persona TM Tibia. The device, on the market since late 2012, was recalled after […]

Emily Beeson

Medical device manufacturer Zimmer issues voluntary recall of knee replacement

Here at Egerton Law we are continually learning of new devices and drugs that are causing harm to individuals on a large scale. We research and evaluate claims against medical implant and drug manufacturers to help injured victims obtain the […]