The word from news sources, like the New York Times, is that Johnson & Johnson is considering a settlement proposal involving the DePuy ASR Hip replacement. The amount could be as high as $4 billion, ranking it as one of the highest payouts for medical device product liability claims. Claimants who have undergone replacement hip surgery for their A.S.R. may qualify for the settlement.
Please keep in mind this information is from attorneys briefed on the plan, not official spokespersons or the courts.