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Metal-on-Metal Hip Lawsuit

FDA Issues Updated Warning on Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Safety Risks

January 17, 2013 - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release today informing the public and medical communities of new safety recommendations for metal-on-metal artificial hip implants. The updated warning is based on the administration’s cumulative...

Hip Implant

New Study Confirms Early Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Failure

According to the results of a new study, more than three-quarters of all metal-on-metal hip replacement failures occur within two years of being implanted.

Hip Implant

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Alternatives to Metal-on-Metal Hips

Last week, an independent advisory panel to the FDA agreed that there was little reason to continue using metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, seeing as there are a variety of safer alternatives widely available.

Hip Implant

FDA Meeting to Scrutinize Safety of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

A popular line of artificial hip replacement devices have been failing far sooner than expected, but it could be years before the FDA knows exactly why these problems are occurring.

Hip Implant

FDA to Consider More Rigorous Testing for Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

The FDA has scheduled a two-day meeting in June to discuss the safety of metal-on-metal hip implants, which have been increasingly associated with high rates of failure.

Hip Implant

Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Prone to Early Failure, Metallosis

New metal hip implants have been shown to be no more effective and sometimes even more problematic than much older models.

Hip Implant

BMJ Report: Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants No Better Than Older Models

According to a new study, no matter the type of material, all artificial hip replacement devices appear to work the same. In fact, the purported revolutionary new metal-on-metal hip implants have been shown to be no more effective and sometimes...

Hip Implant

New York Times Report: Thousands Injured by Metal-on-Metal Hip Complications

According to a recent analysis by the New York Times, the FDA has received a huge increase in complaints regarding complications with metal-on-metal hip replacements in 2011.

Hip Implant

Silent Soft Tissue Pathology & Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

A new study has found a high early revision rate and an excessive number of adverse reactions to metal debris among metal-on-metal hip recipients.

Zimmer Hip Replacement

Judge Rules Zimmer Liable for $2 Million Hip Replacement Lawsuit

Zimmer Inc. has been ordered to pay more than $2 million to a New Mexico man for a defective hip implant with an “unreasonably dangerous design,” following a 2-week bench trial. Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved...