Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Recall Compensation
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Approximately 500,000 individuals throughout the United States have received metallic hip implants. These implants were marketed by device manufacturers as durable products that were higher in quality than older artificial implants previously used. Many patients who have received hip implants that are all metal have experienced premature failure of these devices.
As a result of metal-on-metal hip replacement failure, patients have experienced painful and expensive revision operations and lengthy recoveries from surgery. The purpose of revision surgery is to remove the metal implant and insert a new device.
Contact our firm at (870) 782-4084 to obtain the assistance you need in order to pursue compensation for your defective hip replacement.
Hip Replacement Device Company Recalls
Following are some of the brands that are facing recalls and lawsuits in response to hip replacement issues. If you have a metal-on-metal hip replacement product from one of these companies, consult our firm:
DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuits
Many patients have filed lawsuits against DePuy and are seeking compensation for their physical injuries, pain and suffering they have endured, and the cost of hip replacement revision surgeries.
Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuits
Stryker Corporation recalled its Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck hip stems in June 2012. If you need to file a lawsuit against Stryker for either of its hip replacement models, we can help.
Wright Medical Hip System Lawsuits
Lawsuits have been filed against Wright Medical by patients with the Profemur-Z modular hip system. Patients charge that the titanium device is defective and that they have experienced hip injuries as a result.
Biomet Hip Implant Lawsuits
Biomet is a medical device manufacturer based in Indiana that has been under fire in recent years for their M2a Magnum hip implant products as well as the Stanmore and Exceed ABT devices that come with optional metal liners. All of these devices are metal-on-metal hip implants, which are known to cause metallosis in patients. This is a metal poisoning which occurs in the blood when metal particles are released from an artificial joint.
The Food and Drug Administration has received hundreds of complaints from both doctors and patients who have used the M2a hip implant products by Biomet, though the devices have not been recalled. Some of the complications patients have suffered include pain in the hips, dislocation, premature device failure, fractures, severe groin pain, unnecessary swelling, pseudotumors, and tissue damage or necrosis.
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If you or a loved one has been implanted with a metal-on-metal hip implant that is now recalled or has resulted in injuries, you can obtain the legal guidance you need from Wells & Wells.
Find out whether you can file a claim regarding your hip implant injuries by filling out a free case evaluation form today.