Zimmer Biomet has issued a Class I Recall for its Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder because the implants may fracture after surgery, which may cause permanent loss of shoulder function, infection or even death.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one suffered complications after shoulder replacement surgery, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.
Zimmer Recalls Shoulder Implant Over High Fracture Rates
February 16, 2017 – Zimmer initiated the recall after receiving a higher than expected number of reports of its Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder implant fracturing, which could require revision surgery leading to adverse health complications including permanent loss of shoulder function, infection, or rarely, death.
The Zimmer Reverse Shoulder is a shoulder replacement device designed to help restore arm movement in patients with rotator cuff tears who have severe arthritis and previously failed shoulder joint replacement.
If you underwent shoulder replacement surgery (regardless of whether you received a Zimmer Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder), you should contact your doctor if you feel anything out of the ordinary. If you’ve been injured by a defective hip implant, you may be entitled to compensation through the filing of a lawsuit and we can help.
Do I Have a Biomet Shoulder Replacement Lawsuit?
The Medical Device Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Zimmer shoulder replacement lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you had problems with a shoulder implant, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.