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Artificial hip maker settling for $4M in Oregon
July 3, 2014 4:02 PM
By BRYAN COHEN
SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced a $4 million settlement on Wednesday with an artificial hip manufacturer to resolve allegations it failed to disclose that one of its devices had a significant failure rate.
DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, allegedly failed to tell physicians and patients that its ASR XL “metal on metal” artificial hip devices had a high failure rate. DePuy sold 432 of the devices in Oregon between 2005 and 2010.
Connie Marotta said:
‘What about the other states?!