New York, New York (PRWEB) February 07, 2013
Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, is commenting on the latest DePuy ASR trial developments reported by Bloomberg News. According to a Bloomberg News article published on February 6th, jurors in Los Angeles state court heard testimony from Dennis Bobyn, a McGill University professor. During his testimony, Bobyn said that the DePuy ASR had several design defects that cause it to fail more often than other hip implants.
?Bobyn?s testimony helps demonstrate that the DePuy ASR is a defective device that injured Kransky and thousands of others.? said Daniel C. Burke, Senior Litigation Counsel at Parker Waichman LLP. ?The issues seen with the DePuy ASR, including the excessive release of metal ions, are representative of the problems common to metal-on-metal hip implants as a class of medical devices.? Parker Waichman continues to offer free legal consultations to hip replacement patients implanted with the DePuy ASR, along with other all-metal hip replacements. The firm advises hip replacement patients to speak with their surgeons if they experience symptoms such as: