Multiple media outlets have been covering the recent reports on the first lawsuit filed against DePuy Orthopaedics.
According to the reports, in spite of the fact the plaintiff was awarded over $8 million after the case was heard by the jurors, DePuy executives still deny that the company’s hip implants made entirely out of metal is defective.
Evidence reportedly showed that the company and its executives were aware of a potential design flaw that could result in adverse reactions before DePuy decided to pull the product from the market. According to the lawyer of the patient who received the defective hip implant, DePuy executives signed a document before the recall was issued that stated that one of the reasons behind the recall could be related to an defect that cold affect product performance.
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