Doc Testifies DePuy Hip Implant Debris Caused Bone Damage

Law360, Chicago (March 22, 2013, 6:31 PM EDT) -- An orthopedic surgeon testified at the second trial over Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Inc.'s ASR XL metal hip on Friday that the plaintiff's bone damage was due to metal debris from the implant.

Tony Nargol, an expert witness called by attorneys for plaintiff Carol Strum, told jurors that, in his opinion, X-rays of Strum's hip from February 2008 and September 2009 showed that her calcar bone — located near her ASR XL implant — had been "eaten away" during the time period between the two...
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