By Jack Simony
A judicial panel on multidistrict litigation will meet next week at Duke University Law School to hear arguments on whether MDL should be followed for the DePuy hip replacement recall lawsuits, according to a report on Webnewswire.com.
In August, DePuy Orthopaedics recalled 93,000 if their ASR XL Acetabular Systems and ASR Hip Resurfacing Systems, because a study from the National Joint Registry showed 1 in 8 ASR recipients had problems with in 5 years if getting them.
In some cases a second hip surgery was required.
Those suing the company allege the devices were defective and not tested correctly.
– By Jack Simony