Zimmer Hip Replacement Components Corrode at Head-Neck Junction, Study Reveals

Patients with Zimmer Femoral Hip Implant Components Studied A study of 1356 patients with Zimmer hip replacements (metal-on-polyethylene) revealed a worrisome number of premature failures due to cobalt metal corrosion at the head-neck taper junction. Hip implant failures in patients suffering from pain, stiffness and/or limping and with elevated levels of Cobalt metal in their […]

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Patients with Zimmer Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Replacements Have Pseudotumors, Study Finds

Metal Hip Replacement Pain, Rash and Tissue Loss Metal-on-metal hip replacements are associated with higher risk of patient complications and revision surgery. One complication involves the formation of pseudotumors around the hip implant. Pseudotumors are adverse tissue reactions to the metal particles produced by metal hip replacements. They appear as solid or semi-liquid masses in […]

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Your Knee Replacement is Painful or Loose – Are You Entitled to Compensation?

Many patients with painful or loose knee replacements ask us whether they are entitled to file a hip replacement lawsuit to recover compensation for their pain suffered and the additional surgery often needed to remove and replace a non-functioning knee replacement device. An injured knee replacement patient and his or her lawyer need to know […]

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Transvaginal Mesh Settlement from Covidien

Covidien, a subsidiary of Medtronic, has announced a transvaginal mesh settlement in some of the cases against it. Approximately 11,300 cases in the transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigations (MDL) implicate Covidien products. While Covidien itself is not the primary defendant in any transvaginal mesh case in the Southern District of West Virginia, Covidien sold transvaginal mesh […]

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First Xarelto Lawsuits to go to Trial

The first bellwether trials in the Xarelto multidistrict litigation are scheduled to begin on August 1, 2016. Eldon E. Fallon, a federal judge in the Eastern District of Louisiana, announced that fifty plaintiffs would form a bellwether trial pool to go through discovery before next August. More trials are scheduled to take place over the […]

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