New York, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2013
Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, is continuing to monitor the latest developments in the DePuy ASR trial currently underway in Los Angeles state court. According to a Bloomberg.com article published on February 14th, the boss of a top marketing executive at Johnson & Johnsons DePuy Orthopaedics unit, Randall Kilburn, testified that he spoke to marketing executive, Paul Berman, following Bermans March 14, 2010 email in which he discussed his concerns over DePuys ASR device.
These emails, along with the other evidence that has come to light during this trial, suggest that Johnson & Johnson knew there were safety problems with the DePuy ASR long before it was recalled, said Daniel C. Burke, Senior Litigation Counsel at Parker Waichman LLP. Parker Waichman continues to offer free legal consultations to hip replacement patients implanted with the DePuy ASR, along with other all-metal hip devices. The firm advises hip replacement patients to speak with their surgeons if they experience symptoms such as: