Results for: hip implant side effects

Smith & Nephew Hip Replacement Lawsuit

Smith & Nephew, one of the world’s largest medical device manufacturers, recently issued an urgent recall for a metal component of its R3 Acetabular Hip System after it had been linked to a number of serious complications. According to the...

Hip Implant

Stryker Hip Recall Lawsuit

Stryker Corp. has announced that its June 2012 hip implant recall will cost between $190 and $390 million for patient testing and treatment, revision surgeries, replacement hip lawsuits, and insurance payments.

Implanon Contraceptive Reported to Migrate, ‘Go Missing’ After Being Implanted

Merck’s popular new hormonal contraceptive Implanon (etonogestrel) has been reported to have the ability to migrate from the site of implant, and in some rare cases, go missing altogether. Literature provided by Merck in the patient handout cites “problems of...

Artificial Hip / Knee Replacement Lawsuit

Artificial Knee & Hip Implants May Increase Heart Attack Risk

July 25, 2012 - A new study has identified a disturbing trend of heart attacks among patients who undergo hip or knee replacement procedures, particularly in the days and weeks immediately following surgery. The heart attack risk was found to...

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.

Scales and Gavel

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement Lawsuit

The Pinnacle hip replacement system has been found to be defective and dangerous, resulting in a number of the same side effects as the ASR & ASR XL models, which were recalled in August 2010.

Pudendal Neuralgia

Pudendal Neuralgia Lawsuit

Our lawyers are investigating potential lawsuits for women who developed pudendal neuralgia (also known as ilioinguinal nerve block, pudendal nerve entrapment, Alcock’s canal syndrome etc.), a condition that results in long-term pelvic pain and associated side effects, after receiving

Knee Implant X-Ray

Knee Replacement Revision Surgery Lawsuit

Our lawyers are filing lawsuits for knee replacement patients who required revision surgery within 3 years of their initial surgery due to failed bone cement or implant devices.

Zimmer Hip Lawsuit

Zimmer Durom Cup Trial Ends in $9.2M Verdict for Plaintiff

A Los Angeles Superior Court has ordered Zimmer Holdings Inc. to pay a plaintiff $9.2 million over injuries he suffered after receiving a Durom Cup hip replacement device. The case was the first to go to trial involving complications linked...

DePuy Knee Replacement Recall Lawsuit

February 22, 2013 - Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is now recalling an orthopedic knee replacement device due to a potential for fractures, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced today. The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve, which was manufactured by J&J’s...