Helping Make our Communities Safer. Jaime is a Trial Attorney and Safety Advocate at Atlee Hall, LLP in Lancaster, PA representing seriously injured victims, wrongful death and those harmed by unsafe products and corporate neglect. Contact Jaime at 800-924-2309 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Hip implant recipient
feared revision surgery.
coverage, Bloomberg News (2/20, Possley, Voreacos)
reports, "A Montana man suing Johnson & Johnson's DePuy unit over his
metal-on-metal hip implant told a Los Angeles jury" on Tuesday that he
"feared" the revision surgery "he had last February to remove
his ASR hip implanted in December 2007" would kill him. The plaintiff
Loren Kransky, who is suing DePuy on allegations that debris from his hip
implant blackened tissue and poisoned his bloodstream, told the state court jury,
"I had 25 surgical procedures done prior to that. ... I thought that
surgery was going to kill me." Kransky's case is the first of the 10,000
pending lawsuits to go to trial over the ASR XL hip implants, 93,000 of which
were recalled in August 2010 over exceptionally high failure rates