Metal on Metal Replacement Hip Implant Class Action Lawsuit Investigation
Friday, 22 June 2012 13:24
DePuy, Biomet, Wright Medical Technology & Others, Metal on Metal Hip Implant Class Action Lawsuit Investigation
At least 500,000 Americans have had hip replacement surgery and may have metal on metal implants manufactured by companies like Johnson & Johnson, Stryker, Wright Medical Technology, Biomet and other manufacturers. One of the most common hip implants is made by DePuy and is included in this metal on metal hip implant class action lawsuit investigation.
Metal on metal hip replacements have had reports of severe and debilitating side effects. Metal on metal hip replacement side effects include a higher risk of cancer due to toxic substances leaking from metal on metal implants, the degenerative heart disease cardiomyopathy, non-cancerous tumors surrounding the hip implant site which can cause pain, swelling inflammation and severe discomfort, and premature failure of the device requiring a complete replacement (ideally with a metal on plastic or metal on ceramic design.)
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Multiple metal on metal hip replacement class action lawsuits have been filed in the past two years. In fact, more DePuy hip implant class action lawsuits are expected. A hip replacement class action lawsuit may not be your best course of action. It's important to speak with one of our metal on metal hip implant consultants to see if you are due compensation because of your metal on metal hip implant.
If you are experiencing some of the side effects below, or if you already had your metal on metal hip implant replaced because of similar problems our hip implant consultants would like to speak with you to determine if you are due compensation for your injuries. Have you or a loved one experienced one of the metal on metal hip implant side effect listed below?
• Failure of the metal on metal hip implant requiring early replacement
• Dislocated Hip
• Leaking of toxic substances in your bloodstream from your hip implant like chromium or cobalt
• Degenerative Heart Disease or Cardiomyopathy
• Loss of bone strength or structure which can result in bone fractures
• Tissue death for any tissue surrounding the implant
• Non-cancerous tumors or pseudotumors around the hip implant
• Cobalt poisoning
• Metallosis or metal poisoning due to chromium or cobalt particles from the hip implant leaking into nearby tissue or the patient's bloodstream.
If you or a loved one has experienced any of the metal of metal implant side effects listed above our hip implant consultants want to speak with you to help you determine the best course of action.
Metal on Metal hip implant lawsuits are being filed around the country. Leading manufacturers of hip implants like Johnson & Johnson, Biomet, DePuy, Wright Medical Technology and others are preparing to settle these lawsuits as more studies come out showing the dangers of metal on metal hip implants. Hip implant class action lawsuit settlements could result in thousands of dollars for affected Americans. If those same people opted to file their lawsuit individually they may be able to claim tens of thousands of dollars, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars to help pay for their medical treatment and replacement hip implants. Families who lost a loved one due to metal poisoning, cancer or cardiomyopathy may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit and payments from hip implant wrongful death lawsuits could amount to millions of dollars. In addition, spouses of those afflicted with defective or metal on metal hip implants may be able to sue for "loss of consortium" which roughly translates into the loss of intimacy with their spouse due to the side effects of the metal on metal DePuy hip implants. Recently lawsuits had spouses of metal on metal him implant victims listed as co-plaintiffs which may increase the award or settlement if they win their case. Remember, speaking with a metal on metal hip implant specialist is always free. There's no cost or obligation to speak with a specialist to see if you qualify for compensation.
If you or a loved one had a metal on metal implant, consultants on hip replacement compensation are waiting to speak with you now. It's absolutely free to submit your information and any consultation is free. The experts on metal on metal hip implants who work with Top Class Actions don't get paid unless you have a case. Please submit your information now. The metal hip implant attorneys who work with Top Class Actions are experts on hip implant and hip replacement compensation and are waiting to speak with you now!
Updated September 30th, 2013
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