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.

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DePuy Hip Recall Lawyer

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

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