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DePuy ASR Lawsuit Update: Despite Verdict in Favor of DePuy, Rottenstein Law Group Encourages Victims to Consider ASR Hip Lawsuits

Posted by osteoarthritisnews@gmail.com on April 18, 2013 at 3:10 PM

The Rottenstein Law Group, while disappointed by this verdict, notes that this trial could be an outlier and that plaintiffs could still be awarded millions of dollars in future DePuy ASR lawsuits. The firm maintains an informational website at www.depuyrecallnewscenter.com, which offers updates on the ASR and explains the process for filing an ASR lawsuit.


Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) April 16, 2013


A jury in the second Depuy ASR trial in the nation found in favor of defendant DePuy Pharmaceuticals after a monthlong trial in Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois, according to court records (Strum v. DePuy (2011-L-009352, Cook County [Ill.] Circuit Court)). The Rottenstein Law Group, while disappointed by this verdict, notes that this trial could be an outlier and that plaintiffs could still be awarded millions of dollars in future DePuy ASR lawsuits. The firm maintains an informational website at www.depuyrecallnewscenter.com, which offers updates on the ASR and explains the process for filing an ASR lawsuit.


Strum, an Illinois nurse, had claimed that Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy marketed its metal-on-metal DePuy ASR hip implant, despite knowing it had a defective design. Strum’s lawyer had said in closing arguments that Strum should be awarded $5 million, citing the pain and suffering she experienced after receiving the implant in 2008 and requiring revision surgery in 2011, according to Bloomberg.* The first ASR trial in the nation in Los Angeles saw the plaintiff receive more than an $8.3 million award for damages.


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DePuy Hip Recall Lawsuit Update: Both Sides Will Call Dozens of Witnesses in Los Angeles DePuy ASR Trial, Rottenstein Law Group Reports

Posted by osteoarthritisnews@gmail.com on January 22, 2013 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Rottenstein Law Group previews the forthcoming DePuy ASR trial in Los Angeles, focusing on the witness lists of plaintiffs Sheryl and Loren Kransky and defendant DePuy Orthopaedics.

 

(PRWEB) January 17, 2013

 

The Rottenstein Law Group, a DePuy ASR hip law firm, is closely monitoring developments in the run-up to the nation’s first trial of a DePuy ASR lawsuit, set to begin on Jan. 22 in Los Angeles Superior Court.

 

Both the defendant, Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy, and the plaintiffs, Loren and Sheryl Kransky, plan to call dozens of witnesses, according to court documents for the case (In re: Loren Kransky and Sheryl Kransky v. DePuy, Inc., et al., BC456086, Los Angeles Superior Court). Witnesses include several current and former DePuy employees, doctors, other experts and family members, besides the plaintiffs themselves.

 

“Because this is the first of possibly many DePuy ASR hip replacement trials, it is likely to be a good indicator of the type of defenses DePuy might assert in future trials,” said Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group.


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Arthritis May Be Eased Naturally By Saline Solution

Posted by osteoarthritisnews@gmail.com on October 17, 2012 at 10:30 AM

People nowadays are looking for ways of getting rid of the debilitating pain of arthritis naturally, medical experts say. Some are hoping that simply soaking in a bath of salt may ease the pain, especially those on the hips and save them from getting surgical procedure. Unfortunately, faulty DePuy ASR hip replacement systems have prompted implant recipients and patients to file a lawsuit and wait in agony for the DePuy executives to testify.

 

 

Arthritis affects the musculoskeletal system, specifically the joints. It is the main cause of disability among people over 50 years old, medical news today says.

 

 

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and generally affects elderly patients. Some forms of arthritis may affect people at a very early age.

 

 

With the latest research, the inflammation caused by arthritis may now be handled naturally through saline solution which will not only help lessen the painful inflammation of the joint, but will not leave any traces of unpleasant side effects.

 

 

Saline solution is a general phrase referring to a sterile solution of sodium chloride (NaCl, more commonly known as salt) in water.

 

 

The study indicated that the breakthrough could transform how the condition, which affects millions, is medicated, the 'Daily Express' reported.

 

 

Even ordinary table salt in high concentrations may be used. What is nice is that, compared to conventional drugs, it has no unpleasant side effects.

 

 

A selecrt team from the Manchester University conducted the study on the way in which the body's cells expand and control inflammation, which is the immune system's first response to injury or infection.

 

 

In the tests on mice, they discovered that by injecting a saline solution into an area of inflammation the swelling was reduced by sucking the water out of the expanded cells.

 

 

"This research opens up exciting opportunities. What we've identified has the potential to be used to help so many patients," say Vincent Compan of Manchester University's Faculty of Life Sciences.

 

 

Dr Pablo Pelegrin, one of the researchers, found cells in the bodies of arthritis sufferers expand but discovered that salt water may reduce the swelling by dehydrating them.

 

 

The salt worked the same whether it was injected into the body or absorbed through the skin via bandages soaked in saline or bathing.

 

 

This explains why hot springs, which are high in salt, are so effective. For many years millions of people go to them hoping for a miracle cure. Their popularity may reduce the number of patients getting hip implants and prevent them from suffering from the negative impact of their Depuy ASR hip problem.

 

 

Image Credit to:

 

umm.edu/patiented/articles/what_osteoarthritis_000035_1.htm


 

URL REFERENCES:

 

medicalnewstoday.com/articles/7621.php

 

indianexpress.com/news/salt-water-bath-can-help-reduce-arthritis-pain/1005919/2

 

livestrong.com/article/286340-epsom-salt-arthritis/

 

medindia.net/news/salt-water-bath-could-help-ease-arthritis-pain-107334-1.htm


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