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- Wednesday, 31 October 2012 08:10
Zimmer Hip Implant Failures Hit Corporate Wallets
By John Curran
Medical device manufacturers are supposed to design products that do not lead to metal on metal hip implant failures. Their ultimate goal, however, is to make money for their stockholders. In a sign that the cases brought by Zimmer hip implant failure lawsuit lawyers are having an effect, the company failed to hit its own targets.
Wall Street tracks the number of cases filed against Zimmer Holdings, so the news was not a surprise to them. The fact that the manufacturer did not expect Zimmer hip implant failures to have an effect on sales, however, is. It led in part to a loss of $6 million for the company compared to its own expectations.
The company is quick to warn patients on its own websites of Zimmer metal on metal hip implant side effects. Some of the examples they include are debris, blood contamination and inflammation. What the firm does not include is the fact that when metal on metal hip implants cause inflammation, the device cannot remain seated properly.
In one recent case filed by a Zimmer metal hip implant failure lawsuit lawyer, a surgeon trying to repair damage found that the cup near the pelvis was actually able to spin around multiple times. It only took him a few taps. In this and similar cases, multiple procedures are required to completely remove the metal on metal hip implants.
Unfortunately, that is not even always possible, leading to ongoing pain and suffering. Even when Zimmer hip implant failure revision surgeries do work, metals can leach into the body. This affects the circulatory system and can cause infections and cognitive dysfunction.
If these metal on metal hip implant failure side effects sound familiar to you or for a loved one, get educated. Visit the Zimmer Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Investigation now to learn more about potential legal options. Fill out the short form there and you'll receive a free consultation from an experienced Zimmer metal hip implant lawsuit attorney.
Get started before medical bills skyrocket and surgical notes become hard to find. You may be eligible to pursue a case and a jury award or settlement to offset these costs. Find out whether it makes sense to do so with a no-cost legal review from a Zimmer metal hip implant lawsuit attorney today.
Updated October 31st, 2012
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