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US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Implant Recipients To Call Them About A Vital Blood Test To Identify A Premature Failure-Before Time Runs Out

July 22, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog says, “We we fear the time to get identified for what could be significant compensation could run out for recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant, if it has failed, so we are urging them to call us about a specific blood test that has been designed to identify elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium in the recipients blood stream, because we think this is the best way to determine a premature failure of a metal on metal hip implant, and because we do not want one DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipient left holding the bag, after failing to be identified by the court in time, if their hip implant prematurely fails." For more information about the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant recipients are urged to contact the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com

(PRWEB) July 22, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are convinced only a fraction of the 130,000 DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant recipients in the US have been identified by the federal court handling a case related to premature failures with this particular hip implant device. For this reason we are urging all recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant to call us, so we can provide them with information about a specific blood test designed to measure cobalt, and chromium in a all metal hip implant recipient's blood stream. If the blood test indicates elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium it is a very good indicator for a all metal hip implant failure. We do not want one DePuy Pinnacle recipient left holding the financial bag for an expensive hip revision surgery, and post operative therapy, so we are urging all recipients to call us now, while there is still time to get identified, with the goal being compensation, if there has been a failure." The US Drug Watchdog's DePuy Pinnacle Blood Test Initiative is nationwide, and is focused on identifying recipients in all states including California, Texas, Florida, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. For more information recipients of the DePuy Pinnacle are encouraged to contact the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466.

The US Drug Watchdog is the premier medical device, and pharmaceutical watchdog in the United States. The group says, “We want to make certain all DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients get a blood test to determine if their hip implant has failed. In the event the blood test indicates elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium we will get the recipient to national caliber law firms that have a superior record in representing their clients in these types of national lawsuits, involving potentially significant financial compensation." For more information about the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant, and a critical blood test please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244

The US Drug Watchdog says, "The statute of limitations on the recalled DePuy ASR metal on metal hip implant has not yet run out in the following states: Arkansas, Washington D.C., Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. If you are a recipient of a recalled DePuy ASR, and you have not yet been identified by the court please call us as soon as possible at 866-714-6466, if the procedure was done in one of these states. We need to emphasize the settlements for the recalled DePuy ASR all metal hip implant could exceed several hundred thousand dollars per recipient, so if you are a recipient of a recalled DePuy ASR, and you live in one of these states please call us immediately." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL # 2197

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