Johnson & Johnson Pinnacle Hip Failures
Personal Injury Lawyer Helping Victims of Failed Pinnacle Artificial Hips
Accident and Injury Attorney Assisting with Cases Involving Failed DePuy
Pinnacle Hip Replacements Nationwide
Have you or a loved one suffered from metallosis (metal poisoning), dislocation,
infection, or additional surgeries resulting from a failed DePuy Pinnacle
hip replacement? Did your Pinnacle hip replacement result in a bone fracture
near the implant site, tissue necrosis (tissue death), osteolysis (bone
dissolution due to metallosis), or pseudotumors near the affected joint?
If you or a loved one is immobile or suffering with any injuries due to
having a DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement, it’s best to call our office
now for your free consultation to see what we can do for you.
Some Of The Benefits Of Working With Us:
- We will review your case during your free consultation and see if we can help you.
- We will guide you regarding the next steps to take on your case.
- We will work hard to select an attorney who is qualified to handle these
types of cases.
Call now for your free consultation:
DePuy Orthopaedics is a branch of Johnson & Johnson whose specialty
is orthopedic devices. Recently, the company was accused of knowingly
supplying defective hip replacements resulting in severe injuries to some
of the patients who had the devices implanted. As a result, Johnson &
Johnson has been ordered to pay millions of dollars to those individuals
who suffered from their defective product.
The hip replacements are said to have a high failure rate due to the defective
design. The joint of the hip is known as a ball and socket joint. In the
defective design, both the ball and socket (where the ball inserts) are
made of metal. Since they are metal on metal, when they rub together they
create metal debris. This may lead to several complications, namely metallosis.
Metallosis, also known as metal poisoning occurs when the body has a toxic
amount of metal in the body. Metal poisoning can cause the breakdown of
bones, tissues, muscles, and may also cause organ damage. As of now, the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration hasn’t issued a recall.
If you currently have a DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement, it’s best
to be aware of the symptoms you may experience if the device is failing.
The following are some of the signs and symptoms of implant failure:
- Trouble standing and/or walking
- Pain when standing and/or walking
- Unexplained hip pain
- Pain at the site
Our law firm has been helping injury victims for 40 years. Don’t
wait another day.
If you or someone you know is suffering from injury or immobility due to
a DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement,
call our office now at
(954) 833-1440 for your free consultation. Call now!