Trial over metal hip replacements beg...

Trial over metal hip replacements begins in LA

There are 5 comments on the CBS News story from Jan 28, 2013, titled Trial over metal hip replacements begins in LA. In it, CBS News reports that:

A California jury heard opening statements Friday in a lawsuit that accuses Johnson & Johnson of knowingly marketing a faulty hip implant that lawyers say left thousands of people with crippling problems or in need of replacement surgeries.

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Dallas, TX

#1 Jan 29, 2013
This is truly a very promising development. While it has been known that obesity adds to the risk, it is simply hard for some to lower their weights. With these new innovations, hope can be given to those sufferers who have extra weights to carry.
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Paradise Valley, AZ

#2 Feb 3, 2013
Indeed those who have had a negative experience with metal hip replacements may be able to seek justice. This trial will help them find justice and be compensated for the pain and suffering they have experienced.

Kansas City, MO

#3 Feb 3, 2013
There have been many afflicted with the complications arising from metal-on-metal hip implants. Complaints include inflammation, pain, loosening of hip implants, and metallosis. No wonder these products have been pulled out in the market. For more information, visit

Hillsboro, OR

#4 Feb 22, 2013
As I've read this source, , I was dumbfounded to know how these people's lives were greatly altered for the worst because of the complications that may have been caused by hip implants. I can only hope that they get compensated for the pain and suffering they had to go through.
Eliza Winestock

San Jose, CA

#5 Feb 25, 2013
Pretty nasty mess.

that we are in. How could it be possible that these things got to damage people's lives with some people reportedly being sent to wither in pain.

There should be a deeper reason why thes things are happening and perhaps we need to do some systemic changes.

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