Johnson & Johnson settles another DePuy ASR lawsuit

October 15, 2013 by Brad Perriello

Johnson & Johnson settles another lawsuit filed over its recalled DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant.

Johnson & Johnson settles another DePuy ASR lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) settled another of the thousands of lawsuits it's facing over its recalled DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant, according to court records.

The lawsuit, MacDonald et al v. DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. et al, filed in the Bergen County division of the New Jersey Superior Court, is slated to be dismissed once the court receives formal notice from both sides, according to the records.

The case "has been resolved," Judge Brian Martinotti wrote, according to court documents.

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"All pending motions are withdrawn, the complaint will be dismissed with prejudice upon receipt of a fully executed stipulation signed by all counsel," Martinotti wrote, according to the documents.

Johnson & Johnson pulled the DePuy ASR device from the market in 2010, prompting thousands of personal injury lawsuits across the country.

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