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2014-06-03 08:32:37

Blood test measuring chromium and cobalt levels also suggested to detect metallosis. WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are now urging recipients of the DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant to call at us 866-714-646 so we can explain why we think it is a very smart idea to get a second opinion from a orthopedic surgeon who was not involved in the initial implant. At the same time we would like to provide recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle, or any...

2014-05-12 08:32:29

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog, a consumer advocacy group created to help raise awareness of faulty medical devices and potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals, is urging anyone who has received a DePuy Pinnacle metal hip implant to contact their toll-free number, 866-714-6466, as soon as possible to find out if they are at risk for serious health concerns resulting from metal-on-metal hip implants. http://USDrugWatchdog.Com Logo -...

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...

2014-04-04 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...

2014-03-31 08:30:17

Recipients of metal-on-metal hip implants are encouraged to contact the US Drug Watchdog for expert advice on the best strategy for compensation WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is now expressing deep concern that most recipients of an all metal hip implant will never be compensated for a premature failure, because they do not want to go through a hip implant replacement surgery also known as a revision surgery. The group says, "If you are a recipient of an all...

2014-03-05 23:03:24

The Firm is investigating Biomet hip lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications due to the metal-on-metal design of the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As Biomet hip lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/biomet-magnum-hip-replacement) involving the M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System continue to mount in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes...

2014-01-15 23:01:32

The Firm is representing numerous individuals in Pinnacle hip lawsuits who were allegedly injured by a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant System. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 As thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) continue to move forward in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a trio of medical groups has issued a Consensus Statement regarding the management of patients with...

2013-11-20 23:01:15

DePuy and a court-appointed committee of Plaintiffs’ lawyers formally unveiled a settlement agreement valued at $2.475 billion to resolve several consolidated litigations in the United States. The settlement is designed to compensate some DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant patients who underwent revision surgery on or before Aug. 31, 2013, notes Parker Waichman LLP. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of...

2013-11-12 23:01:48

The Firm is representing numerous clients in Biomet hip replacement lawsuits who have suffered severe and disabling complications, allegedly due to the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 As Biomet hip lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/biomet-magnum-hip-replacement) claims involving the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System continue to mount in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a recipient of an...

2013-10-30 23:22:43

The firm actively files Stryker ABG II and Rejuvenate lawsuits on behalf of those who have suffered serious complications allegedly caused by the metal-on-metal hip devices recalled in 2012. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 As Stryker hip recall lawsuits progress in federal court in Minnesota and in state courts such as those of New Jersey, the Rottenstein Law Group LLP offers its answers to two of the most frequently asked questions it receives from those looking to file a lawsuit over their...


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