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DePuy Class Action ASR Hip Replacement

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<strong>$250M Settlement Reached In DePuy Class Action</strong> <em><strong>Update</strong>: On 1 December 2016 the Court delivered its written judgment on the approval of the DePuy ASR Class Action Settlement. The written judgment contains the Court’s detailed reasons for the Orders made on 29 June 2016 approving the Settlement. The judgment is available to view <a href="https://shinestore.blob.core.windows.net/shine-lawyers-media/2016/12/16.12.01%20Stanford%20v%20DePuy%20International%20Ltd%20(No%206)%20%5B2016%5D%20FCA%201452.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">here</a>.</em>

The DePuy ASR Hip Class Action began in 2011 and has been jointly conducted by Shine Lawyers and Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.

In March 2016 Shine Lawyers and Maurice Blackburn reached a conditional agreement with Johnson & Johnson and DePuy International to settle the DePuy ASR hip class action for $250 million, subject to approval by the Federal Court.

On 29 June 2016, the Federal Court approved the Settlement pursuant to an Amended Settlement Scheme, which is available to be viewed in the 'Further Information' section below.

Important details of the Settlement, including information on what Group Members must do to claim compensation in the settlement are summarised in the Notice of Proposed Settlement and Further Notice to Group Members which are also available to be viewed in the ‘Further Information’ section below.

If you would like to discuss your participation in the class action, please enquire online.

Further Information

Click to view the following pdf documents relating to the class action:

Recipients of the DePuy ASR device who wish to claim compensation in the settlement must register online here.

Our offer to you

  • Obligation-free consultation to assess your case confidentially

  • Claim assessment process where we will explain all of the options available to you

  • We can come to you - if you can't make it into the office we're more than happy to come to you

  • No Win No Fee arrangement

Common questions about DePuy Class Action ASR Hip Replacement

The DePuy ASR hip implants comprise a series of metal components used to replace the native hip joint and came in the form of the DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System or the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip System.

The DePuy ASR hip implants were designed and manufactured to be used in total hip replacement or hip resurfacing surgery.

In December 2009, DePuy voluntarily withdrew the DePuy ASR hip implants from the Australian market.

The DePuy ASR hip implants class action was conducted on behalf of all people who were implanted with one or more of the DePuy ASR components in Australia.

You are a group member if you have had surgery to implant one or both of the following devices in Australia:

  • DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System; and/or
  • DePuy ASR XL Acetabular System.

If you are uncertain about what type of implant you have received, we recommend contacting your treating doctor to request this information.

Shine Lawyers is representing members of the DePuy ASR hip replacement class action on a “no win no fee” basis. This way, you will not need to pay our legal costs unless we recover compensation for you.

If you would like more information about joining the DePuy ASR hip implant class action please contact us or email depuyhipclassaction@shine.com.au.

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