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06 Aug 2013

Periprosthetic Fractures Hip Replacement Lawyers | Fractures After Hip Arthroplasty

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The Michigan hip recall lawsuit attorneys are currently investigating cases for patients suffering from periprosthetic fractures from a hip replacement.  We are actively accepting all lawsuits involving metal-on-metal hip replacement systems manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics, Stryker Orthopaedics, Zimmer Holdings, Wright Medical Technology, Biomet Inc., and Smith & Nephew.

Periprosthetic fractures are bone breaks that occur around the hip implant and often times cause the implant to fail.  Patients who suffer from these fractures after having a hip replacement surgery do have legal rights and may be able to sue the manufacturer.  Often times, these defective medical device lawsuits result in significant settlements.

What is a Periprosthetic Hip Fracture?

A periprosthetic fracture occurs around the components or implants of a total hip replacement.  It is a very serious complication of a hip replacement and most often requires surgery to treat the fracture. They typically occur because the bone around the implant has been weakened, whether it’s by osteolysis, pressure from the implant, or loosening of the implant components.

Osteolysis and loosening of the implant components are often result of a defective hip replacement. Therefore if patients suffers any complications that cause periprosthetic hip fractures or is required to undergo a revision surgery due to fractures they may be able to file a Michigan claim to collect compensation for their damages. Periprosthetic hip fracture

Symptoms of a Periprosthetic Hip Fracture

There are several different symptoms of a periprosthetic hip fracture, however the most common symptoms include:

  • Swelling and bruising around the hip or thigh
  • Inability to bear weight on the injured leg
  • Injured leg appears shorter or deformed
  • Pain around the hip or thigh

No Fee Promise Michigan Periprosthetic Fracture Hip Replacement Lawyers

Our Michigan hip replacement lawyers will represent you in your periprosthetic fracture case under our No Fee Promise. This means that you will not be charged any legal fees or costs whatsoever until we win or settle your case.  You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case.  If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!

Do You Have a Michigan Periprosthetic Fracture Hip Replacement Lawsuit?

If you or a loved one suffered serious complications, including a periprosthetic fracture after undergoing a hip arthroplasty and getting a metal-on-metal hip replacement implanted there may be legal ground to pursue a claim.

There are strict statute of limitations for filing a Michigan defective medical device lawsuit.  If you miss a deadline, your case will be lost forever.  Call now at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case with one of our expert Michigan hip replacement lawyers and determine whether or not you have a hip recall lawsuit.  We will start working on your case immediately to ensure you receive the maximum amount of settlement you deserve.  Call today for your free, no obligation consultation!

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