STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Trial Judge Reduces Final Judgment in DePuy ASR Hip Case to $8.26 Million
April 2, 2013
LOS ANGELES — A California Superior Court judge has issued a final judgment of $8,260,790.85 after the recent trial in a DePuy ASR hip implant case, representing a reduction of $77,345.27 in the jury’s award of compensatory damages.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge J. Stephen Czuleger said in issuing the judgment March 22 that the parties agreed that the $338,136.12 awarded for medical expenses should be reduced under Montana law to account for amounts payable by a collateral source.
The judgment left intact the jury’s award of $8 million in non-economic damages to plaintiff Loren Kransky.
Judge Czuleger also ...
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