Results for: metal on metal hip implant

Stryker Hip Lawsuit

Stryker Hip Litigation Approaches 400 Cases

Lawsuits filed in the wake of last year’s Stryker hip recall continue to mount, with at least 382 cases actively pending in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court. All of the claims were filed on behalf of plaintiffs who allegedly...

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.

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...

Smith & Nephew R3 Acetabular Hip Liner Recall Lawsuit

A London-based establishment is now recalling its line of metal hip replacement liners because of poor overall performance, and because many recipients of the device required painful revision surgeries to correct. An optional metal liner for the R3 Acetabular System...

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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.

Hip Implant

Hip Implant Failure Lawsuit

Thousands of people with defective hip implant systems have experienced problems such as serious pain, swelling, loosening, and even dislocation of the implant.

Hip Implant

Depuy ASR™ Hip Replacement Problems

Certain DePuy hip implants have been found to have an unreasonably high failure rate, requiring many patients implanted with the DePuy hip to undergo revision surgery for a second hip replacement procedure.

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DePuy ASR™ Hip Replacement Soft Tissue Injury Information

Health care professionals have increasingly been warning about problems with metal-on-metal hip implants, which can shed metal particles into the body. The particles can result in soft tissue injury, cause inflammatory reactions, and lead to bone loss.

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DePuy Hip Recall Lawsuit

In August 2010, DePuy Orthopedics announced a recall of 93,000 ASR XL Acetabular and ASR Hip Resurfacing systems.