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DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuits Growing Despite J&J Victory

Court documents filed on January 1, 2015 indicate approximately 7,100 DePuy Pinnacle cases are currently pending in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2244). This is on the heels of a bellwether case in which a Texas jury ruled against Kathleen Herlihy-Paoli, a woman who claimed the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant caused multiple injuries, subsequently requiring revision surgeries. The jurors in federal court ruled in favor of J&J’s DePuy subsidiary on October 23, 2014.

The lawsuits are filed in a federal litigation regarding claims alleging the metal-on-metal hip replacements cause chronic pain, cobalt-chromium toxicity, pseudotumors, and other adverse side effects. However, the DePuy Pinnacle is still not recalled. Our firm represents numerous clients who allegedly suffer from the various problems associated with these devices. An increase in filings illustrate many individuals are potentially entitled to compensation secondary to injury from the implants. Our attorneys represent clients nationwide and provide free case evaluations on behalf of individuals with a potential claim.

The lawsuits involve the Ultamet metal liner of the implant. The Ultamet metal liner is primarily composed of cobalt and chromium, and lines the cup of the prosthesis. The metal liner supposedly reduces friction between the ball and socket, and improves the fit between the ball and socket. However, this liner increases the risk of developing metallosis (metal ion poisoning). Friction between metal components in the hip implant result in a release of metal particles into the blood stream, damaging tissues surrounding the hip joint.

If you have a DePuy Pinnacle, you may be entitled to compensation for lost earnings, medical bills, pain and suffering, and other damages associated with the hip implant.

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Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers

The attorneys at Kershaw, Cook & Talley successfully represent consumers in lawsuits against manufacturers and companies involving defective products and product recalls. Our experienced trial attorneys recover thousands of dollars on behalf of injured individuals in cases involving defective medical devices, dangerous drugs, car defects and more.

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At times, attorneys require further expertise and resources, legally and financially, to resolve a legal matter. We have the team, capability and dedication to handle challenging cases. If you have a case exceeding your resources with respect to workforce or experience, consider contacting our firm. We welcome referrals from firms in Sacramento and throughout the United States.

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We provide free case consultations. If you, or a loved one, suffered an injury due to another’s negligence or wrongful conduct, call our firm. We will examine your individual situation and explain your legal rights. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing injured individuals, in both jury trials and settlement negotiations.

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Kershaw, Cook & Talley is a Sacramento law firm founded on the principle of helping our clients through personalized legal services. With this philosophy, Kershaw, Cook & Talley has garnered a statewide and national reputation for providing outstanding legal representation and obtaining significant compensation for our clients.

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We understand personal injury cases are often emotionally and financially straining. Our team of top personal injury attorneys in Sacramento is committed to seeking justice for individuals injured as a result of another's negligence or intentional misconduct. At Kershaw, Cook & Talley, our experienced personal injury attorneys will hold the responsible parties accountable for their actions.


“Bill and Stu worked expeditiously to get my hip claim resolved.
I couldn’t believe how personable they were and easy to contact.”

-S. Thomas

“Stuart helped me with a case involving a defective hip replacement. He was incredibly responsive to my calls and concerns and really kept me updated on what was going on in the litigation. Even though his office was not in my hometown, he actually flew out to meet with me. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the case and really helped me through a very difficult time.”

-Personal Injury Client, as seen on AVVO

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