DePuy Hip Implant Attys Call For FDA Investigation

Law360, New York (August 27, 2013, 8:48 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for thousands of alleged victims of defective metal hip implants made by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Inc. told the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday that the company broke federal law by hiding experts' misgivings about the device, and called on the agency to investigate.

Attorneys from Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger shared what they said was powerful testimony that DePuy breached federal reporting requirements from 2006 to 2010 by failing to alert the FDA to evidence that its ASR XL implants were unsafe, following two bellwether personal-injury trials that put testimony regarding the company's conduct in the...

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