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2013-06-08 23:02:27

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are urging all US citizens who are metal on metal hip implant recipients to get a blood test for cobalt, or chromium levels, and because we fear some orthopedic surgeons may not be completely honest with their patients about blood test results, so we are offering to get every all metal hip implant recipient's blood work examined by a ethical law firm's medical staff for signs of elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium, at no cost to the hip implant recipient....

2013-06-06 23:42:47

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are now urging all recipients of a DePuy ASR, or a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant to get a blood test for elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium, because we believe elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium are the best way to see if there has been a all metal hip implant failure, and we now are offering a review of the blood test to see if the colbalt, or chromium levels are elevated." For more information please call the US Drug Watchdog at...

2013-06-06 23:28:18

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who alleges that the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant´s metal-on-metal design is defective, causing numerous complications, including the need for early revision surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman implanted with two DePuy Pinnacle hips. The lawsuit was...

2013-05-16 23:04:14

A six-judge panel prepares to decide whether the Multi District Litigation Act is the right move for thousands of Stryker Rejuvenate cases filling the court dockets across the country (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 As hundreds of new cases involving the recently recalled Stryker Rejuvenate prosthetic hip system are being filed every week, later this month a six-judge panel will decide whether these cases should be consolidated and in which federal court. Under a statute known as the Multi District...

Residents Of Carcinogenic Contamination Site To Have Toenails Tested
2013-03-26 05:56:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Three decades after thousands of pounds of a cancer-causing agent accidentally leaked from a tank in a Garfield, New Jersey factory, researchers plan to measure the impact of the incident on the city´s residents in a most unusual way — by analyzing their toenail clippings. According to Sheila M. Eldred of Discovery News, scientists from New York University (NYU) are planning to gather toenail clippings from the Bergen...

2013-01-26 23:03:49

The US Drug Watchdog says, “We are urging every DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant recipient to schedule a blood test that measures cobalt, and chromium in their blood, and to call us at 866-714-6466 immediately if the levels are elevated, and so we can get them to the best possible attorneys." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 The US Drug Watchdog is now urging every recipient of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant to get a blood test that is focused...

2013-01-03 05:04:10

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We now firmly believe the best way for a recipient of a metal on metal hip implant to determine if their device had failed is to get a simple blood test focused on identifying cobalt, and chromium levels in their blood." For more information a metal on metal hip implant recipient can contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.Com (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are now urging any recipient of a metal on...

2012-03-05 08:00:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the surgical implantation of hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by DePuy Orthopaedics and other companies, is disheartened by a report from Britain exposing concerted efforts to keep the public ignorant of the dangers of metal hip devices. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 In a feature article published on February 28, the British peer-reviewed medical journal BMJ asserted that “[h]undreds of...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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