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US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Recipients To Call Them About A Vital Blood Test That Should Reveal A Premature Failure

July 30, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We do not want one recipient of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant left holding the bag for the medical costs associated with a possible premature failure, so we are urging all recipients of this specific type of metal on metal hip implant to call us anytime at 866-714-6466, for information about a vital blood test, that has been designed to detect a premature failure." http://USDrugWatchdog.com

(PRWEB) July 30, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog says, "Our top priority is to make certain every recipient of the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant is compensated in the event their hip implant device has already failed, or should it prematurely fail in the near future, and we think the easiest way to make this determination is with a blood test, that has been specifically designed to measure cobalt, and chromium levels in a all metal hip implant recipient's blood stream." The US Drug Watchdog's DePuy Pinnacle Blood Test Initiative requires a few easy instructions for a recipient of one of this specific all metal hip implant, and they encourage a recipient to call them anytime at 866-714-6466. The group also wants to emphasize this is a national initiative nationwide, that includes California, Texas, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Maine, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio, North Carolina, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and all other states.

The US Drug Watchdog indicates symptoms of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant failure include:

  • Pain in the Hip Region
  • Problems While Walking or The Inability to Walk
  • Swelling of the Hip
  • General Discomfort
  • Lack of Flexibility
  • Elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the hip implant recipients blood.

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

Urgent Notice from the US Drug Watchdog: The US Drug Watchdog says, "According to court records, 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 immediatly at 866-714-6466, if the procedure was done in one of these states, because there could be hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation for these recipients." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/17/business/jj-is-phasing-out-metal-replacement-hips.html

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