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Our lawyers also represent people harmed by the DePuy ASR™ hip device. Follow the latest news on lawsuits involving the DePuy Pinnacle® hip device. Read about how our landmark U.S. Supreme Court victory benefited consumers across America. Many law firms charge percentage fees as high as 45%. We charge 33⅓% and we're paid only if we win your case and you collect. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a DePuy Pinnacle® hip device, contact us to discuss your legal rights.
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DePuy Pinnacle® Federal Lawsuits Consolidated in Texas

May 24, 2011—The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation announced that it would consolidate all federal cases alleging injuries from the DePuy Pinnacle hip device in the U.S. District Court for Northern Texas. Judge James Kinkeade has been selected to oversee the consolidated cases, which includes at least 57 actions filed against DePuy Orthopaedics. Future cases filed in federal court, or removed to federal court, will be transferred to the district court in Texas.
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Concerns Mounting Over DePuy Pinnacle® Acetabular Cup System

In August 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics announced a recall of the DePuy ASR™ Hip Resurfacing System and ASR™ XL Acetabular System. The devices are associated with a high failure rate that will require revisions for thousands of patients and have been the subject of substantial media coverage.

The DePuy Pinnacle® Acetabular Cup System has not garnered the same attention, but there is concern that the problems linked to the ASR™ system may extend to the Pinnacle® Acetabular Cup System, also manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

The DePuy Pinnacle® hip replacements, like the ASR devices, utilize a metal-on-metal design. There are reports that patients with Pinnacle® devices also are experiencing problems, including early failures, joint slippage and metal toxicity. The Journal of Arthroplasty urged doctors to use metal-on-metal hip devices with "great caution, if at all." Mayo Clinic has reduced its use of metal-on-metal implants by 80%.

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What You Should Do

Your Health

We expect that more will be revealed publicly regarding the risks of the DePuy Pinnacle® Acetabular Cup System in the coming months. In the meantime, if you are concerned that your Pinnacle® device may be causing you harm, you should promptly contact your surgeon for a consultation.

Your Legal Rights

If you have been harmed by a DePuy Pinnacle® hip device, you may be entitled to compensation. You should act immediately to contact a lawyer experienced in matters involving defective medical devices.
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Our firm is handling legal claims on behalf of those harmed by the DePuy Pinnacle® hip device. If you would like more information regarding the Pinnacle device, please contact us for a free, confidential consultation about your legal rights.

We represent patients throughout the United States. We can help you, too, wherever you live.

For free answers to your questions about how our lawyers can help if you have been harmed by a DePuy Pinnacle® hip device, please call us toll-free at 1-800-883-8888 or complete this online contact form.

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