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Area man among hundreds suing over defective hip implants

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Area man among hundreds suing over defective hip implants
06.01.2014 News

Illinois State Journal-Register
Larry Barnett, a 58-year-old construction worker from Modesto, would like to go back to work. He’d like to again ride a horse, even water ski. But after two hip replacements and a revision necessitated when one hip replacement system had to be replaced just two years after it was implanted, he’d settle for pain-free good health. Barnett is one of several hundred people suing DuPuy Orthopaedics Inc., alleging that the Warsaw, Ind. company knew its ASR hip replacement system was defective, but continued to sell it. “The company knew the risk and failed to warn physicians and patients about the risk,” said Ed Blizzard, a Houston-based attorney who is representing Barnett and his wife, Paula, in their suit. “They shut the plant down in late 2009 and continued to sell the implants.”
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