DePuy Synthes Trauma is a global leader in medical devices used to treat orthopaedic trauma. The company's fixation products, including screws, plates, nails and other implants, are used to treat fractures, deformities, and tumors related to the shoulder, hand, arms, legs, hip, pelvis, condyles and feet. DePuy Synthes Trauma is part of DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, the largest provider of orthopaedic and neurological solutions in the world. For more information visit, .
On December 1, 2016, in the third set of bellwether trials, a Texas federal jury awarded $40 million in compensatory damages and more than $1 billion in punitive damages to six plaintiffs who alleged that DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.’s Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants were defectively designed and that the company failed to warn doctors and consumers about complications possible from the device, which included pain and subsequent revision surgeries.
DePuy Synthes Elbow Replacement Lawsuits - …
The Acclaim™ Total Elbow System from Depuy-Synthes is a modular system which allows surgeons to select a constrained or unconstrained joint depending on clinical requirements because of an interchangeable bearing system. The modularity of the system may also assist revision surgery. The linked option is usually performed where bone stock or soft tissues are deficient.