Florida woman sues DePuy Orthopedics over hip implant

June 15, 2010 by MassDevice staff

A Florida woman sues Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopedics, alleging that her ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement was defective and accusing the company of knowing about the device's problems but failing to warn physicians.

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DePuy Orthopaedics is facing the first of what might be an avalanche of lawsuits over one of its hip implants, after a Florida woman sued the company over an allegedly faulty hip implant.

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