Metal on Metal Hip Replacement

Monmouth County Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Injury Attorneys

Hip replacement implantRepresenting NJ clients suffering from hip replacement failure

When a person goes in for a metal-on-metal hip replacement or for any other surgery, they trust in the doctors and manufacturers of medical equipment to safely and effectively solve any medical issues that landed you in surgery to begin with. However, there are times in which medical devices, unfortunately, malfunction and result in further injury to the party who received them. Metal-on-metal hip replacement implants are the latest bout of medical devices to go under review by the FDA. This is as a result of the loosening, fracturing, dislocating and pain that the device has caused to a high number of people who have had the device implanted. In addition, a lot of people have also experienced Metallosis as a result of the hip replacement implants.

Cases We Handle

  • DePuy Orthopaedics ASR XL Acetabular System
  • DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System
  • DePuy Pinnacle
  • Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Stems
  • Smith & Nephew RI Acetabular System
  • Wright Conserve
  • Zimmer Durum Cup
  • Biomet M2a and M2a-Magnum Hip Replacement Systems

Metal-on-Metal Failure Rates

One of the highest rates of failure amongst medical implants is the metal-on-metal hip replacement system. The FDA has determined that the consequences outweigh the positive effects of this type of implant and therefore, urges doctors to discontinue the use of these systems. Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against the makers of these hip replacement systems. About 12,000 lawsuits have been filed against DePuy for the faulty implants that the company has provided to patients. Those who have brought claims against these neglectful companies have received compensation for their pain and suffering, medical expenses and lost wages that occurred as a result of the surgery or surgeries.

Contact quality legal representation in faulty medical device cases

If you believe that you have received a metal implant during your hip replacement that is causing additional medical issues or has malfunctioned, contact Tomes & Hanratty, P.C. today to discuss your options. We provide quality legal representation to victims of faulty medical devices with the goal of obtaining compensation for your medical expenses, pain, loss of enjoyment of life and lost wages. Metal-on-metal hip replacement systems can have detrimental effects on the body and it is important that you are compensated for your injuries that this system has caused. At Tomes & Hanratty, P.C., we value your health and urge you to take legal action against neglectful pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers. If you need quality legal services from an experienced and effective law firm, contact Tomes & Hanratty, P.C. for an initial consultation.