DePuy Worker Warned Of Hip Design Problems, Jury Hears

Law360, Chicago (March 26, 2013, 4:14 PM EDT) -- A former DePuy Inc. marketing director testified via video Tuesday at the second trial over the company's ASR XL metal hip, describing a colleague's email — sent more than year before the product's recall — that said issues were most likely linked to the implant's design.

Paul Berman, once director of U.S. hip marketing for the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, confirmed under questioning by attorneys for plaintiff Carol Strum that a vice president of marketing for DePuy's international operations had connected the implant's design to issues...
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