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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 -...

2014-05-11 23:02:07

A DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC Alleges an Ohio Man Sustained Multiple Hip Revision Surgeries and High Levels of Colbalt and Chromium Due to the Defective Recalled Hip Replacement. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 A DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit has been filed by Wright & Schulte LLC against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, on behalf of an Ohio man who alleges that he suffered serious health complications including metallosis,...

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...

2014-05-06 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 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...

2014-04-26 23:01:29

The Firm is representing numerous Biomet hip replacement recipients who allegedly suffered serious injuries due to the metal-on-metal design of the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 As Biomet hip lawsuits involving the M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/biomet-magnum-hip-replacement) continue to mount in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that Zimmer Holdings, Inc. has agreed to buy Biomet, Inc., the...

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...

2014-04-22 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...


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