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Joseph H. Saunders

Financial Links Between Doctors and Drug Manufacturers Exposed

Finally, information is available about the millions of dollars paid by drug companies to doctors to influence them to prescribe specific drugs. It has been known for years that the drug manufacturers have been spending money to influence doctors to […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Biomet Magnum M2A Hip Implant Settlement News

  The Biomet metal on metal hip implant settlement that was announced in January 2014 is expected to pay out more than $100 million in compensation. Biomet hip implant patients who had to undergo revision surgery to have their metal […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Deadlines Approach for DePuy and Biomet Hip Settlement Registration

DePuy ASR Deadline The last date to enroll in the 2.5 billion dollar DePuy ASR hip settlement is April 1, 2014.  The Depuy ASR metal on metal hip was recalled in 2010 and there are about 8 thousand eligible cases. An […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Biomet Magnum Metal Hip Implant Lawsuits Settle for $56 Million

Biomet Settlement This week the federal multidistrict court approved a settlement of hundreds of lawsuits against Biomet, Incorporated. Biomet designed, manufactured, and marketed metal artificial  hip implants.  These consumer lawsuits were brought by individuals who had been implanted with Biomet […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Settlement Hearing Set

  ASR Hip Implant Judge David Katz scheduled a federal court hearing for next Tuesday November 19, 2013 at 4:30pm in Toledo, Ohio. The hearing notice does not specify the subject matter of the hearing but it is expected that […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Trial Postponed for Two Weeks

The first federal Johnson & Johnson DePuy ASR metal hip implant trial was scheduled to start on September 9, 2013. The judge has delayed the start of the trial because there are legal rulings that need to be made before […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Hip Implant Lawsuits Trials to Begin in 2013

Jury Trial Dates Set

Last Friday, December 28, 2012, United States District Judge David A. Katz scheduled the first jury trials in the DePuy ASR metal hip implant litigation. The DePuy ASR…

Joseph H. Saunders

Biomet Magnum Hip Implant Judge Sets First Court Hearing

United States District Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. in the Northern District of Indiana has scheduled the first court hearing for the newly coordinated litigation involving the metal on metal…

Joseph H. Saunders

Metal Hip Implant Failures Continue and Lawsuits Move Forward

As time goes on, more and more of the metal on metal hip implants are failing and patients are undergoing painful revision surgeries. The metal hip implants are failing because they are…

Joseph H. Saunders

Zimmer Durom Hip Implant Lawsuits Continue

The Zimmer Durom Hip Implant lawsuits began in 2008 when high failure rates for this artificial hip became apparent. The Durom had been on the market since 2006. On July 22, 2008, Zimmer…