Defective Hip Implants

The Latest News on Defective Hip Implants and Replacements

Defective hip implants and metal-on-metal hip implant devices can have devastating effects on patients, are a great source of pain, and a cause for concern. Showard Law Firm is experienced in providing decisive legal action and representation for victims of a wide variety of hip implants.

The following metal-on-metal hip implant devices may contribute to elevated cobalt and chromium blood levels:

  • Biomet M2a-Magnum
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  • DePuy ASR (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Wright Conserve
  • Wright PROFEMUR Stem Designs
  • Zimmer MIS Mini-Incision
  • Smith & Nephew Birmingham
  • Proxima Hip
  • Proxima Hip Early Research and Placement
  • Stryker MITCHTRH
  • B. Braun Melsungen
  • Revelation Lateral THR
  • TriboFit Hip System

The following is a list of manufacturers of metal-on-metal hip devices who have been ordered to provide post hip-replacement data on patients who have been implanted with their products:

  • Biomet
  • Encore Medical
  • Johnson & Johnson / DePuy
  • Stryker Howmedica Osteonics
  • Wright Medical Technology
  • Zimmer
  • Link America, Inc.
  • Orthopedic Manufacturing Co.
  • Advanced Bioresearch Association
  • American Ortomed Corp.
  • C.R. Bard, Inc.
  • Downs Surgical Ltd.
  • Endomedics, Inc.
  • Implantology Corp.
  • Joint Medical Products Corp.
  • Med-Tek Corp./Synergy Orthopaedics Intl., Inc.
  • Orthopaedics Device Corp.
  • Osteo Technology, Inc.
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Techmedic, Inc.
  • Turnkey Integration USA, Inc.

The FDA explains why metal-on-metal hip (MoM) replacement systems have unique risks in addition to the general risks of all hip implant systems. Read more here.

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