Update for the latest Deputy ASR Trial is set to take place next week in Chicago. The jury assigned to the case will deliberate whether plaintiff will be paid for damages by Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary. The first trial which took place in Los Angeles, on the case filed by Loren and Sheryl Kransky against DePuy Inc., was awarded plaintiff $8 million for damages, according to court documents (BC456086, Los Angeles Superior Court).

Plaintiff Carol Strum, a 50 years old nurse from Illinois, filed a medical device injury lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary after suffering injuries allegedly caused by the DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant That Johnson & Johnson failed to disclose information on risk that is affiliated with the possible defect of the medical device. The husband also testified that after her 2009 DePuy ASR implantation and 2011 revision surgery, she is unable to do activities she used to be doing before the procedure according to documents DePuy ASR Hip Litigation, No. 2011-L-009352, Cook County [Ill.] Circuit Court).

Also, first trials in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL-2197, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio) are scheduled to commence at the end of the year according to New York Times.

Every trial is unique and is deliberated basing on the circumstance and evidence provided. It’s empowering to see from any injury lawyer news that these types of compensations are granted for those who deserve it.