Legal-Bay.com, which is a plaintiff advocate firm for mass tort clients such as DePuy and Transvaginal Mesh cases, has been receiving a large number of Pinnacle DePuy clients who are looking for lawyers to assist with their cases. The difference between the Pinnacle Hip and the ASR is that the ASR is on a voluntary recall, while the Pinnacle is not. And to date, DePuy has stood by the product. However, the metal-on-metal components are virtually the same say experts, especially in the fact that both products cause metallosis - which is essentially poisoning to the blood.
DePuy has their hands full as approximately 8K suits are now filed in the courts and only a few early cases have been settled for the ASR model. However, the Pinnacle litigation only has 2K or so cases filed to date. Legal-
"The big difference is that ASR models are aware of their recall by letter to the patients, whereas the Pinnacle patients have not been notified. That means either their problems must be so severe or that they would need to have been notified through media channels. We have been receiving large numbers of callers that have the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant asking if they have a lawsuit? And the answer is yes", said Patty Kirby, Head of Client Relations at Legal-Bay.com.
Legal-Bay.com primary assists clients with pre-settlement lawsuit funding on product liability cases, such as DePuy, prior to their cases even being settled. Legal-
If you have questions about your Pinnacle or ASR DePuy hip and need either a lawsuit funding or a lawyer referral for your case contact Legal-Bay.com toll free at: 877.571.0405, where agents are available 24 hours a day; or apply directly online at: http://www.lawsuitssettlementfunding.com .