Has Your Hip Replacement Been Recalled?
If you have hip replacement device that has been recalled, you may be eligible for compensation if you have suffer serious complications from the defective hip. Injuries from defective hip replacement devices include allergic reactions to metallic debris (metallosis), chronic pain and discomfort, swelling hear the hip joint, and a permanent limp or change in your ability to walk. Many patients have undergone a revision surgery or even required that the defective hip be replaced in a second surgery. you do have legal rights and may be able to pursue a Michigan hip recall lawsuit.
Manufacturers are obligated to design and sell safe products to the public, as well as warn patients of any risks or dangers associated with their devices. When a manufacturer places a defective and unsafe product on the market that causes injury to the prescribed patient, it can provide the basis for a defective medical device lawsuit. When a hip replacement device is recalled due to its association with serious complications and you suffer injuries as a result of these complications, you do have the right file a Michigan hip recall lawsuit against the manufacturer.
These hip recall cases seek fair compensation to patients who have been harmed or injured due to the hip replacement. Compensation in these cases includes money for pain and suffering, medical bills incurred as a result of the complications, lost income, spousal damages, and punitive damages. Often times, these hip recall lawsuits result in significant settlements.
Currently, there are several recalls of hip replacement devices by different manufacturers. These recalls include:
- DePuy Orthopaedic ASR XL Acetabular System
- DePuy Orthopaedic ASR Hip Resurfacing System
- Stryker Rejuvenate Modular
- Stryker AGB II
- Smith & Nephew R3 Acetabular System
You may also have a claim if even if your hip replacement device has not been recalled but is causing you complications. We offer a free, no obligation consultation and will represent you under our No Win, No Fee Promise which guarantees there are no legal costs or fees whatsoever until we win or settle your case. To learn more information on hip recall lawsuits and filing your claim, you should call our top rated Michigan hip replacement attorneys today at (800) 606-1717.