Peter McDonnell, of Peter McDonnell & Associates with Paula Aston before the information seminar being held in the d Hotel in Drogheda, (See Details Below)
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Drogheda Information Seminar for Patients Seeking Redress against Global Medical Device Manufacturer
Leading Lawyer to hold advisory meeting for patients wishing to take legal action against De Puy
Dublin. 05 May, 2013: A free information meeting for Irish patients affected by the De Puy Hip Recall of 2010 will take place on Wednesday, 5th June in The D Hotel, Drogheda.
The seminar, which will be hosted by one of Ireland's leading Personal Injuries Law Firms, Peter McDonnell & Associates, will provide attendees with an array of valuable information about commencement of the litigation process and, crucially, alert affected patients - several hundred of whom are in the greater Drogheda area - to the fact that they still have time to take action against the Medical Devices giant.
Peter McDonnell, of Peter McDonnell & Associates, says that whilst many of the 3,500 public and private patients throughout Ireland who received the defective De Puy ASR Hip Resurfacing System - typically used in younger, more active patients - and the ASR XL Acetabular System, have already set the litigation process in motion, the vast majority of those who have been adversely affected by this debacle are under the incorrect impression that the deadline, known as the Statute of Limitations, has already passed.
?Many patients whom I have spoken with throughout Ireland are under the impression that it is too late for them to submit a claim against De Puy. This, however, is not the case?, explains McDonnell.
He continues: ?Not only has the health and well-being of thousands of patients already been adversely affected by this appalling corporate and medical catastrophe, but their lives are being subjected to further trauma as a result of the myriad of misinformation that has been emana
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