Stay Informed With Our Articles On Defective Medical Devices And Other Dangerous Products

After a defective product has caused you pain and suffering, it is vital that you get as much information as you can before filing a claim. Our library articles explore dangerous medical devices, metal hip implants, dangerous drugs, and other products that could lead to a successful product liability case.

Preoperative Opioid Use Before Joint Replacement Surgery Increases Risks

opioid joint replacement
New research indicates that opioid use before joint replacement surgery puts patients at substantially higher risks for excruciating injuries, hospital readmittance, and joint implant failure, necessitating additional surgeries.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery published the revelatory study this past month. Researchers from the University of Chicago found that...

Zimmer Hip Implant Corrosion Caused Blood Poisoning

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A new Zimmer hip implant lawsuit indicates that the popular hip system, consisting of the M/L Taper Hip and Versys femoral head, severely corroded due to the metal-on-metal design, causing heavy metal poisoning and premature failure, necessitating invasive and dangerous revision surgery.Richard P. Torres and his wife, Pollyanna, filed...

Pinnacle Hip Manufacturers Vastly Overstated Implants’ Effectiveness

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Manufacturers
A new lawsuit indicates Pinnacle hip manufacturers Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy subsidiary aggressively marketed the device as so effective that recipients could partake in “challenging and vigorous athletic activities.” However, many patients who have received the hip implant can hardly walk, require surgery, and live in constant...

Zimmer Hip Problems Results in Revision Surgery in Both Hips

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By Emily Cox A new lawsuit indicates that Zimmer hip problems with its M/L Taper replacement system caused it to fail prematurely, necessitating a California man to undergo revision surgery in both hips.Glen Davis and his wife filed the complaint July 20 in the Northern District of California. The couple...

Knee Implant Lawsuit Over “Catastrophic” Injuries Removed to Federal Court

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A new knee implant lawsuit against Stryker and Mako Surgical Group over substantial design defects associated with the Restoris Multi-Compartmental Knee (MCK) implant has been transferred to the federal court system.Hazel Perry filed the complaint this past month in the Superior Court of Gwinnett County. She alleges that the...

Birmingham Hip Implant Preservation Protocol Approved

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The District Judge presiding over hundreds of hip replacement lawsuits regarding significant issues with the Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System approved specific protocols this week for preserving explanted devices.Currently there are more than 400 lawsuits against Smith & Nephew in the federal court system over allegations that...