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2014-05-08 08:33:28

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is extremely concerned that many all metal hip implant recipients are not getting accurate information about elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in their blood, which could lead to a medical condition called metallosis; so they are urging them to call them at 866-714-6466 for specific information about a blood test that has been designed to test for metal levels in a person who now has a metal on metal hip implant such as...

2014-05-07 23:04:09

Attorneys Dean Goetz and John Gomez are representing people who received the Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Stem and the ABG II Modular Hip Stem (they are the attorneys who got an $8.3 million dollar jury verdict for Loren Kransky in the Kransky vs. Depuy hip case, Los Angeles Superior Court Case #BC456086*). This was not a class action lawsuit, Goetz and Gomez represented Mr. Kransky individually in this case. San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 On July 6, 2012 Stryker Orthopeadics...

2014-05-06 08:35:29

An MRI can help detect premature failure of all-metal hip implant before symptoms appear WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is expressing deep concern for recipients of an all-metal hip implant, and premature failures that could cause additional medical issues such as matallosis. The US Drug Watchdog is urging recipients of any type of all-metal hip implant to call them at 866-714-6466 so they can explain everything they know about an MRI, or other testing,...

2014-05-01 23:14:20

Flood Law Group, a national personal injury law firm, released a statement today announcing that it is available to investigate claims on behalf of persons who may have suffered an injury as a result of the recalled Stryker metal hip implants. A recent study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery found that nearly almost half of patients who received the implants had elevated metal ion levels in their blood. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today...

2014-05-01 08:36:55

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is now suggesting recipients of an all metal hip implant check out the UK's University of Newcastle's web site about updated news related to all metal hip implant failures, because they believe this resource is much better than anything currently being offered by US Food and Drug Administration. The Watchdog is calling the US FDA a no show, to what they are calling the, "US metal on metal hip implant disaster."...

2014-04-29 08:36:45

Additional testing, such as an MRI, is also encouraged to quickly discern any tissue inflammation related to premature implant failure WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog fears most of the 500,000 US citizens who are recipients of an all metal hip implant will never get compensated should this specific type of hip implant prematurely fail, as many studies have now concluded will happen. The Watchdog is offering to help educate any recipient of an all metal...

2014-04-25 23:07:59

Flood Law Group today announced that it is now available to investigate claims on behalf of persons with injuries potentially linked to DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacements. According to the FDA, there are some unique risks associated with metal-on-metal hip replacements such as the DePuy Pinnacle. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that it is now available to investigate claims on behalf of persons with injuries potentially linked to metal-on-metal hip...

2014-04-24 23:16:51

The Stryker Hip Litigation Attorneys at Babbitt, Johnson, Osborne & Le Clainche, P.A. show that some New Jersey Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II device cases are settling through mediation. WEST PALM BEACH, FL (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Stryker Corporation voluntarily recalled its Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems in 2012 for the “potential risks associated with fretting and corrosion at the modular neck junction.” The recall came too late for hundreds of patients implanted...

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...


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