Irish hip operation patients to sue DePuy

A number of Irish patients plan to instigate legal action against DePuy, a unit of Johnson & Johnson that recalled defective hip products last year.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
8th January, 2011

A number of Irish patients plan to instigate legal action against DePuy, a unit of Johnson & Johnson that recalled defective hip products last year.

Irish people affected by DePuy’s recent recall attended a conference held by Dublin based legal firm Malcolmson Law yesterday.

DePuy recalled its ASR hip resurfacing system and ASR total hip replacement products from the market last year, after research showed that a higher thanaverage proportion of patients fitted...

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