Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement

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Hip Implant Recalls and How They Work

When a company learns that there is a problem with one of its medical devices, it has a responsibility to alert consumers. The company will propose a correction or a removal depending upon the situation. When the manufacturer does so, the FDA refers to this action as a “recall.” Medical devices are recalled when they are a risk to […]

September 16th, 2019 Read More
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DePuy Settles Over Faulty Surgical Hip Implants

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently announced that Texas will receive $8.5 million as part of a $120 million multi-state settlement with DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson. This settlement resolves claims alleging deceptive, unfair marketing of two surgical hip replacement devices. Details on the announced settlement are available here. The Investigation An […]

March 25th, 2019 Read More
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Faulty Medical Devices Part II: Reforms on the Horizon

In our previous blog, we examined a report from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which indicates faulty medical devices have played a role in 83,000 deaths and 1.7 million injuries worldwide in the last 10 years. In that piece, we also looked at promises from the FDA to revise and improve the […]

February 4th, 2019 Read More
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Be Aware of Dangerous Drugs and Defective Medical Devices

Dangerous drugs and defective medical devices can affect the body in many different ways. Graves McLain presents the following infographic to illustrate what some of these drugs and devices are, and how they can cause serious harm to users. null null

October 2nd, 2018 Read More
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Safety Alert Issued for Stryker LFit V40 Femoral Head Metal Hip Implant Components

Stryker Corporation has issued a safety alert warning to doctors and patients that one of their metal hip implant components may be defective and prone to high rates of failure. This is not the first time that metal hip implant devices manufactured by Stryker have posed a serious threat to patient safety. To date, Stryker […]

October 18th, 2016 Read More
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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $500 Million in Major DePuy Hip Implant Verdict

Every year, thousands of Americans rely on artificial hip implant devices to help them regain their mobility and independence. If the hip implant they receive is defective or poorly designed, it can lead to severe side effects as well as painful and expensive revision surgery. Unfortunately, many hip implants are defective, and have caused serious […]

July 6th, 2016 Read More
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Important Timeline – Status Of Defective Hip Implant Lawsuits

An estimated 500,000 Americans have received metal hip implant devices for broken or fractured hips, manufactured by companies including DePuy, Stryker, Smith & Nephew, Wright, Zimmer and more. Unfortunately, many of these metal hip implants were defective, and have caused serious injuries for thousands of patients. Many patients that have received a defective metal hip […]

March 31st, 2016 Read More
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Fill Out this Short Form for Help With Your Hip Implant Claim

If you suffered any type of medical problem after receiving a hip implant device, you may be entitled to compensation. Many hip implant devices have been recalled because they are defective. For help from the experienced attorneys at Graves McLain, click here: Graves McLain – Serious Lawyers for Serious Injuries

November 25th, 2015 Read More