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When: Jul 7, 14
Where: Medical negligence
Who: Staff
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What to do if you think you may have a medical negligence claim:-

If you think you may have suffered injury as a result of what you believe to be medical negligence then time really is of the essence and you should act at the earliest opportunity by firstly instructing a solicitor who is experienced in the area of medical negligence. Medical negligence is a specialised area of [&hellip...

PIP Breast Implant Scandal – new EU medical device rules proposed

PIP Breast Implant Scandal - new EU medical device rules proposed
Prompted by the PIP Breast Implant scandal and the partial blame for the scandal being directed at weak EU regulation in this area, the European Commission has proposed new rules regarding medical devices and their authorisation for use. The EU Health Commissioner, John Dalli, issued a statement outlining the draft new rules last week and [&hellip...

DePuy cases listed for hearing in the US

DePuy cases listed for hearing in the US
In the U.S. some of the first trial dates for cases involving people who have been affected by the recalled DePuy hip implants have been set for May 6, 2013 and July, 8, 2013. The implants included in these lawsuits are manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The DePuy ASR XL [&hellip...

When: Jul 30, 12
Where: DePuy Hip Implants, Litigation, Medical negligence, News
Who: Staff
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DePuy Hip Implants – information on failure rates

DePuy Orthopaedics Inc introduced two hip implant devices to the market in July, 2003.  The two devices, the ASR™  XL Acetabular System and the ASR™ Hip Resurfacing System, were metal-on-metal devices and were intended to replace the traditional metal head and plastic socket system to the benefit of younger patients in particular as the metal-on-metal [&hellip...

When: Jul 23, 12
Where: DePuy Hip Implants, Medical negligence, News, Uncategorized
Who: Staff
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DePuy hip implant recall – patients’ concerns

DePuy hip implant recall - patients' concerns
It was reported in the media on Friday 20th July, 2012 that patient groups recently met with the Oireachtas Health Committee with regard to the DePuy Hip Implant Recall of August, 2010.   Patient representatives told the Committee that many patients are having difficulty in accessing their medical files due to long delays in getting their [&hellip...
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