DePuy Hip Recall Lawyer

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Visit Kane & Silverman online at http://www.hiprecallslawyer.com or call toll free at 866-484-6992.

Visit Kane & Silverman online at http://www.hiprecallslawyer.com or call toll free at 866-484-6992.

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  • 1. Johnson & Johnson Hip Recall Lawyer?
    • According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons:
    • There are 352,000 hip fractures every year or roughly 965 every day
    • 90% are a result of a fall
    • By 2050 there will be an estimated 650,000 annual hip fractures or roughly 1,800 daily hip fractures
    www.HipRecallsLawyer.com
  • 2.
    • Among older adults (those 65 or older):
    • Exercise regularly
    • Ask medical professionals to review medicines, prescription and non-prescription
    • Have eyes checked at least annually
    • Reduce trip hazards in home and add grab bars and railings where needed
    Falls Among Older Adults
  • 3.
    • How can older Adults Prevent Falls?
    • 1 of 3 fall each year but less than half report it
    • Falls are the leading cause of injury death
    • Falls are the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma
    • 19,700 died from unintentional fall injuries in 2008
    Falls Among Older Adults (cont)
  • 4.
    • DePuy ASR XL
    • Acetabular System
    • 2 devices removed from the market in late August 2010
    • Estimated 1-8 patients will require a 2 nd hip surgery
    • Patients report experiencing severe pain and a loosening of the hip joint
    • Others have an inflammatory reaction to the heavy metal poisoning that may occur
    Johnson & Johnson Hip Recalls www.HipRecallsLawyer.com
  • 5.
    • DePuy ASR XL
    • Acetabular System
    • Estimated 93,000 people have these systems
    • Between 12% and 13% chance of premature failure
    • Recalls on ASR XL and ASR Hip Resurfacing System
    • 49% Revision rate for patients who have implant for 6 years
    Johnson & Johnson Hip Recalls www.HipRecallsLawyer.com
  • 6.
    • DePuy ASR XL
    • Acetabular System
    • Became available in 2005 in the U.S.
    • J&J was given special clearance by FDA to market devices without performing clinical trials
    • Began phasing out the implant in early 2010
    • J&J Issues warning about high failure rates in March 2010
    Johnson & Johnson Hip Recalls www.HipRecallsLawyer.com
  • 7.
    • Philadelphia
    • South Jersey
    Now with Three Locations Lancaster www.HipRecallsLawyer.com
  • 8.
    • Million Dollar
    • Advocates Forum
    • Voted Super Lawyers
    • Four Years Running
    Who is Kane & Silverman? Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated www.HipRecallsLawyer.com
  • 9.
    • Follow us on Twitter
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  • 10. Call us Toll Free 866-484-6992 The Kane & Silverman Team www.HipRecallsLawyer.com