Hip replacement patients who have received metal-on-metal hip replacement devices may be at risk for serious health problems including cobalt and chromium poisoning, adverse local tissue reactions, pseudotumor formation and metallosis.
These conditions can cause a metal-on-metal hip replacement to fail within just a few years of surgery and lead to risky revision surgery to remove and replace a failing metal-on-metal hip replacement device.
According to recent research, as many as 14% of patients who received a metal-on-metal hip replacement may require revision within just 7 years of their initial procedure. The rate for other types of hip implants is just 3%.
Moloney and Company Solicitors is representing many plaintiffs in metal-on-metal hip replacement law suits and is offering legal consultations to any metal-on-metal hip implant patient who suffered cobalt and chromium poisoning or any of the other health problems associated with these products. Hip replacement devices currently under investigation include:
● Biomet hip replacement system
● DePuy ASR XL acetabular system (John & Johnson)
● DePuy pinnacle hip implant (with a metal liner)
● Wright conserve hip implant
● Wright profemur hip implant system
● Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip replacement
● Stryker hip replacement system
Moloney & Company Solicitors is offering legal evaluations to victims of metal-on-metal hip implant devices. If you or a loved one received a metal-on-metal hip replacement and suffered cobalt and chromium poisoning, adverse local tissue reactions, metallosis, pseudotumors or premature implant failure you should contact our firm today.