DePuy International has settled claims from 135 Irish patients fitted with allegedly defective hip implants, according to court documents filed by the medical supplier.
The ASR and ASR XL orthopaedic products were subject to a worldwide recall in 2010 resulting in payouts of $2.5 billion in the US.
The settlements in Ireland were resolved without regard to liability issues but the compensation awarded has not been disclosed.
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