Avascular Necrosis From Defective Hip Implants Lawsuits
Avascular necrosis is the deterioration or death of a bone due to lack of blood. This condition is more commonly associated with hip resurfacing, however can occur from a hip replacement as well.
Avascular necrosis occurs when the femoral ball no longer receives sufficient blood from the metal cap implanted during surgery. Over time, the bone will collapse, rendering the joint unusable.
What are the Criteria for Filing a Hip Implant Lawsuit?
The FDA has ordered a review of all metal-on-metal hip implants due to mounting patient complaints.
Problems with metal-on-metal include, but are not limited to loosening, metallosis (ie: tissue or bone death), fracturing, and/or corrosion and fretting of these devices, which require revision surgery. Many patients that require revision surgery due to these devices suffer significant post-revision complications.
We are investigating all cases involving metal-on-metal hip implants, including the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems, recalled in July 2012; the Stryker LFIT Anatomic v40 Femoral Head (recalled August 29, 2016); the Zimmer Durom Cup, the Wright Conserve, and the Biomet M2A “38mm” and M2A-Magnum hip replacement systems, which have not been recalled.
Reported problems include pain, swelling and problems walking.
Can I File An Avascular Necrosis Hip Lawsuit?
Our dangerous device attorneys can help if you or someone you care about has suffered avascular necrosis as a result of hip implant surgery. Lawsuits have been filed against the device makers by both patients and their families seeking compensation for injuries caused by these dangerous devices. You may be entitled to a settlement.
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How Do I Start A Hip Replacement Claim?
Our hip replacement lawyers will help you file your lawsuit. To get started, you can:
- Submit the Free Case Review Box on this page, or
- Call (866) 280-3417 any time of day to tell us about your case.
We will listen to your story and answer your questions. If you have claim, we will start immediately.
WARNING: There are strict time deadlines for filing hip replacement lawsuit claims.