More than one million people opt for hip or knee revision surgery each year, driving what will soon become a ten billion dollar industry. However, artificial hip and knee replacement systems have come under increased scrutiny, evidenced by a marked increase in nationwide recalls and lawsuits.
Plaintiffs in numerous pending lawsuits throughout the nation have alleged that various models of popular hip and knee replacement systems are defective and have caused grave injuries to patients.
Are You Impacted by the Numerous Pending Hip and Knee Replacement Lawsuits? You May Be Entitled to Compensation.
If you or a loved one have had hip or knee replacement or revision orthopedic surgery and suffered an injury, it is strongly recommended that you seek counsel experienced in the hip and knee replacement system claims and injuries.
Stark & Stark attorneys are actively seeking hip and knee replacement settlements and filing hip and knee replacement lawsuits for those who have suffered injuries from these potentially defective devices.
Are There Hip and Knee Replacement Lawsuits? What are the Side Effects of Defective Knee and Hip Replacements?
Plaintiffs in numerous pending lawsuits throughout the nation have alleged that numerous studies have linked several models of popular hip and knee replacement systems to defects and resulting injuries.
These injuries are alleged to include pain, swelling, infection, loosening, stiffness, loss of range of motion, fracture, dislocation, uneven wear and tear, blood clotting, calcium deposits, metallosis and blood poisoning. This has led to many instances of multiple and extensive revision surgeries and treatments.
Plaintiffs also allege that many of these devices were subject merely to the Food and Drug Administration‘s (FDA) expedited approval process and that the manufacturers should have warned of the known potential defects in the devices. Manufacturers that have been subject to these types of claims include Zimmer, DePuy, Wright, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, and Biomet.
Accordingly, numerous lawsuits from across the nation have been filed against the manufacturers of hip and knee replacement systems. Many of these claims have been consolidated into Multi-District Litigations (MDLs), which centralize pretrial activities for multiple cases to save time, court costs, and attorney’s fees.
Contact a Hip and Knee Replacement Lawyer to Assess Your Claim.
The hip and knee replacement attorneys at Stark & Stark are actively pursuing hip and knee replacement settlements and filing hip and knee replacement lawsuits against manufacturers on behalf of patients injured by these potentially defective devices.
Stark & Stark is committed to holding drug and medical device manufacturers liable when their products improperly endanger the public. Our hip and knee replacement lawyers are experienced in mass torts MDL litigation cases and in negotiating with medical device and pharmaceutical settlement representatives.
If you or a member of your family has suffered injuries from defective hip or knee replacement devices, you may be entitled to compensation under the MDL litigation process or via settlement.
Please contact Stark & Stark to speak with one of the hip and knee replacement attorneys, free of charge, who can help assess any claims that you may have and to help you understand the hip and knee replacement settlement and lawsuit process.