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2014-04-24 08:35:03

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is going to increase their national initiative focused on identifying recipients of all-metal hip implants because the group is not just worried about the costs associated with a all-metal hip implant replacement, they are also extremely worried about what elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium will do to a recipient long term. For more information recipients of an all-metal hip implant can call the US Drug Watchdog...

2014-04-23 23:17:09

As Litigation in DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Grow, New Five Year Randomized Study Finds Elevated Metal Ion Levels in Blood of Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Patients Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The DePuy Pinnacle hip recall lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC note that a new study has been published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Study that appears to back allegations contained in thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits filed on behalf of individuals who were allegedly harmed...

2014-04-23 12:31:08

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United Kingdom Shoulder Reconstruction and Small Joints Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_kingdom_shoulder_reconstruction_small_joints_market_outlook_2020.html United Kingdom Shoulder Reconstruction and Small Joints Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Shoulder Reconstruction and Small Joints...

2014-04-22 08:33:45

US Drug Watchdog aims to assist implant recipients in getting the maximum compensation for premature defects WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is extremely concerned that at the end of the day most recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implant will not be compensated for a premature failure of this specific type of all metal hip implant, because they did not get a very specific blood test that has been designed to measure for elevated levels of...

2014-04-17 08:28:32

The specific blood test has been designed to measure for elevated levels of cobalt or chromium in a metal-on-metal hip implant recipient's blood stream WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog says, "We want every US recipient of an all-metal hip implant to call us for the code for a specific blood test that has been designed to measure the levels of cobalt, or chromium levels in a recipients blood stream. If the levels are elevated, the recipient should call...

2014-04-16 23:14:47

Nationwide network of attorneys is providing no-cost consultations for consumers inquiring about legal options to join in and seek compensation over allegations that recalled Rejuvenate, ABG hip implant systems failed. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/stryker.html Resource4thePeople today announced that there has been an important new development of interest to consumers considering joining litigation* in which patients allege...

2014-04-15 08:30:25

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog now fears the vast majority of all metal hip implant recipients who have had a premature failure of their artificial hip implant will never receive compensation because they did not take vital proactive steps like getting a blood test to measure cobalt, and chromium levels in their blood stream, or they did not get a MRI that could have detected a premature failure be detecting tissue inflammation around the stem, or cup...

2014-04-09 23:01:26

According to an Order issued by U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade, a court conference is scheduled for April 10, 2014 for the DePuy Pinnacle multidistrict litigation (MDL). Parker Waichman LLP is representing numerous individuals in DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits, and continues to offer legal advice to patients allegedly injured due to the metal-on-metal hip device. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by...

2014-04-09 08:29:12

The US Drug Watchdog has access to information regarding blood tests that can determine whether cobalt or chromium is leaching into a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipient's bloodstream WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog says, "According to court records there are at least 140,000 DePuy Pinnacle all-metal hip implant recipients in the United States. There is national litigation that has begun over the issue of premature failures with this specific hip implant...

2014-04-08 23:01:16

The Firm is actively filing Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious and debilitating complications due to a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) continue to mount in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According...


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