Government regulation — who needs it?
The Philadelphia Inquirer
The latest outrage from attorney Ed Blizzard's file: Thousands of patients who received toxic hip replacements — infecting patients, incredibly, with toxins like chromium, the same cancer-caujsing substance at the heart of the movie "Erin Brockavich." They were manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson a few miles up U.S. 1 from here in New Brunswick, N.J. DePuy has already recalled 93,000 of the devices and the president of the subsidiary has resigned — but none of this had to happen.
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