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Woman (81) with DePuy hip replacement awarded €321k by High Court

Article published in Independent.ie. An 81-year old woman who sued over her DePuy hip replacement has been awarded €321,000 by the High Court.

Last modified: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 13:08:08 GMT

Engineering solutions for the future of modern medicine

Working alongside clinicians, biomedical engineers are on the frontline of major advances in healthcare. Published in the Guardian.

Last modified: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:43:50 GMT

We're living longer but in poorer health, warns thinktank

Life expectancy is increasing, but the number of years of healthy life in retirement is not keeping up, with dramatic variations seen across the country. Article published in the Guardian.

Last modified: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:28:24 GMT

Johnson & Johnson hit with $247 million verdict in hip implant trial

A federal jury in Dallas ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants. Article published by Reuters.

Last modified: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:16:14 GMT

BBC News: Hip implant patients sue manufacturer

Hundreds of people who received allegedly faulty hip replacements are suing the manufacturer at the High Court.

Last modified: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:06:27 BST

Metal-on-metal hip implant patients sue manufacturer in 'biggest ever' class act

Telegraph 14th October 2017. Hundreds of patients claiming compensation for “failed” metal-on-metal hip implants will take a manufacturer to court tomorrow in one of the largest class actions of its kind.

Last modified: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:55:52 BST

$89 Million Rids Wright Medical of Metal-on-Metal Hip Lawsuits

Wright Medical Technology, Inc. (WMT) and plaintiffs in the Conserve metal-on-metal hip litigation have agreed on a "comprehensive" settlement to settle almost all the last claims against the company.

Last modified: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:46:18 BST

National Joint Registry 2017

NJR's 14th Annual Report is now published with information, data and analyses on hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacement surgery.

Last modified: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:25:39 BST

India introduces price controls for knee implants

Reuters report that India has capped prices of orthopaedic knee implants, in the country’s latest move to bring down prices of medical devices.

Last modified: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:47:46 BST

2016 Report to the Public About Hip and Knee Replacements

AJRR's first-ever patient annual report

Last modified: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:32:35 BST

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