Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 6:17 EDT

Latest Hip replacement Stories

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 16:26:04

Company to Use Funds to Expand Hip and Knee Replacement Products and Commercialize OMNInav(TM) EAST TAUNTON, Mass., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIlife science, Inc. (also known as "OMNI"), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion and rapidly growing global hip and knee replacement medical device sector, announces the closing of a $27.5 million debt financing. The debt facility is being provided by affiliates of Deerfield Management Company. OMNI is an...

2014-04-09 12:31:22

DRAPER, Utah, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ortho Development® Corporation has received FDA clearance for its Ovation Tribute(TM) Hip Stem. The Ovation Tribute is a femoral hip prosthesis that is intended for cementless use in total hip replacement and hemiarthroplasty procedures. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/MN01137 Building off the clinical success of Ortho Development's Ovation® Hip Stem, the Ovation Tribute incorporates new design features that...

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...

2014-04-07 08:31:22

The US Drug Watchdog says, "According to court records there About 140,000 US citizens who are recipients of the DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implant, and we are extremely concerned that most of these people, or other all metal hip implant recipients aren't aware, or concerned about the possibility of a premature failure, or the fact they will never be compensated without proof of a failure. While the US FDA appears to be taking a nonchalant attitude towards all metal hip implants we are not,...

2014-04-04 23:28:57

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Colorado woman who suffered from severe metal poisoning and had to endure revision surgery, allegedly due to the defective nature of her Biomet M2a-Taper Hip Replacement. The firm continues to file lawsuits on behalf of metal-on-metal hip replacement patients who are suffering injuries allegedly due to the device. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims...

2014-04-04 23:27:59

A new lawsuit was filed on March 4 by a man in West Virginia Northern District Court (case no. 3:2014cv00026) alleging that he experienced pain and suffering from his DePuy hip implant. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by DePuy Hip complications. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law,...

2014-04-02 16:26:15

Procedures that restore mobility and enhance quality of life continue growth; new study supports existing projections ROSEMONT, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study appearing in the April issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that the economic downturns in the 2000s did not substantially influence the national growth trends for hip and knee arthroplasty in the United States. The new data support the authors' existing projections--made in 2007--that...