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US Drug Watchdog Now Offers Recipients Of A DePuy, Wright, Stryker, Biomet or Zimmer Metal on Metal Hip Implant The Names of the Best Law Firms If Their Hip Has Failed

December 23, 2012

The US Drug Watchdog wants to hear from any metal on metal hip implant recipient if their hip implant has already failed, in the hopes they can get the victim to the best possible law firms, and the group is now convinced a simple blood test is the best indicator of a failure. For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com

(PRWEB) December 21, 2012

The US Drug Watchdog says, “We are now urging recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle, a Wright Medical Technologies Conserve, a Stryker Rejuvenate, a Biomet M2a Magnum, and or a Zimmer Durom Cup all metal hips to get a simple blood test, that is designed to measure elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium. With up to 500,000 US recipients of a metal on metal hip implant the US Drug Watchdog is now calling their defective, or failed metal-on-metal hip implant compensation, and representation initiative their largest medical device victims campaign ever. The goals of this campaign is compensation for what a victim of a metal-on-metal hip implant failure will have to go through, and making certain every victim of a metal-on-metal hip implant failure gets identified to the best possible attorneys, or law firms. All US metal on metal hip implant recipients are encouraged to call the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-646 for more information. http://USDrugWatchdog.com

According to the US Drug Watchdog, “Symptoms of a metal-on-metal hip implant failure include pain in the area of the hip implant, loss of flexibility, swelling in the area of the metal-on metal hip implant, loss of mobility, and elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the blood stream of the recipient. We think a simple blood test for cobalt, and or chromium levels is the best way for a recipient of a metal on metal hip implant to see if their hip implant device has failed.” http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

Metal on metal hip implant makers now involved in litigation over metal on metal hip implant failures:

  • DePuy Pinnacle Case Number U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244
  • Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implant Stem Failure Teleseminar: Metallosis with No Metal on Metal Articulation will address the issues surrounding the latest hip replacement systems recall. On July 6, 2012 Stryker issued a voluntary recall of its Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems in the United States
  • Biomet M2a Magnum Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. (Case No. 3:12-cv-3476) July 2nd 2012
  • Zimmer Durom Cup Product Liability mass tort litigation, MDL NO. 2158 (SDW), which is pending in the federal District Court in New Jersey (time frame 2006-July 2008)
  • Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2329″). This is now pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

The US Drug Watchdog says, “One of the biggest problems we have with respect to our failed medical device or recalled drug initiative work is the average US consumer never hears about a drug recall or failures involving medical devices like metal-on-metal hip implants. If you have a friend, or loved one who is a recipient of a metal-on metal hip implant that has already failed or is showing symptoms of a failure, or are concerned about a premature failure please have them call us anytime at 866-714-6466. We want to make certain all metal-on-metal hip implant failure victims get to the best possible attorneys, to insure they get the best possible compensation for their ordeal.” http://USDrugWatchdog.com

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