STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices
Ill. State Judge Orders New Trial in DePuy ASR Uni Femoral Hip Implant Case
September 20, 2017
CHICAGO — An Illinois state judge has granted a plaintiff’s motion for a new trial in a DePuy hip action, ruling that her expert’s testimony regarding the volumetric wear analysis of the ASR Uni Femoral Implant should have been presented to the jury.
In a Sept. 19 order, Cook County Circuit Judge Deborah M. Dooling held that plaintiff Carol Strum was denied a fair trial because she was barred from giving the jury evidence of the amount of wear on her explanted ASR that was vital to her case.
Strum sued DePuy and local distributor Premier Orthopaedic Sales Inc. in ...
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