Why are these cases important?
Defective medical device litigation helps to improve patient safety and holds medical device companies accountable when defective products injure plaintiffs and clients.
Questions about Stryker Meridian Litigation
In cases where patients suffer harm due to faulty medical devices, engaging the services of a medical device attorney may assist in seeking compensation for financial losses, medical costs, and other damages incurred through legal proceedings. When a medical device carries the risk of failure and subsequent injury, it is expected that companies take the initiative to voluntarily initiate a recall. What are the common issues associated with Stryker Meridian hip implants?
Common issues with the Stryker Meridian implant include implant failure, pain, inflammation, metallosis (metal poisoning), dislocation, bone fractures, and other adverse reactions. These complications may lead patients to seek legal action.
If you have experienced complications or injuries related to a Stryker Meridian hip implant, it’s advisable to consult with an attorney specializing in medical device litigation. They can evaluate your case, determine its merits, and guide you through the legal process.
Knowing whether your hip implant is failing is crucial for your health and well-being. Hip implant failure can manifest through various symptoms and signs. If you have a hip implant and experience any of the following issues, you should consult your healthcare provider promptly if you are experiencing pain, swelling, reduced motion, or difficulty walking. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, your implant may be failing.
Yes, there are statute of limitations that vary by state, which set time limits for filing a lawsuit. It’s crucial to consult with an attorney promptly to ensure your claim is filed within the appropriate timeframe.
Contact the attorneys at The Lyon Firm if you have any questions or believe that you may have a claim for a failing hip implant.
Your Right to Safety
Defective products on the market present safety and health hazards for adults and children. Cheap and defective products may pose fire and burn risks; electrocution, strangulation and choking risks; and severe health risks. The manufacturers of consumer products have a duty to foresee potential injury and properly design and test products before they are released.
Companies must also properly warn consumers of any risks associated with their products. Any failure to protect consumers that results in accidents and injury can lead to lawsuits filed by plaintiffs and their Cincinnati product liability lawyer
Hip Injury Settlements
The Lyon Firm aggressively, professionally, and passionately advocates for injured individuals and families against companies due to a defective product or recalled product to obtain just compensation under the law.
IN RE: DEPUY ASR
METAL ON METAL HIP IMPLANTS
Nationwide Consolidation in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. The Depuy ASR Hip design was plagued with problems related to premature loosening and metallosis, caused by chromium and cobalt entering the blood stream. The resulting injuries were a result of the metal-on-metal friction inherent with the design of the product. Depuy recalled the ASR and entered into a global settlement valued at $2.5 Billion to cover an estimated 8,000 patients. The Lyon Firm represented several clients in the original settlement and continues to be active in this litigation. The settlement funds provided compensation for the revision surgeries, including compensating for medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
IN RE: BIOMET MSA MAGNUM
METAL ON METAL HIP IMPLANTS
Nationwide Consolidation in U.S District Court, Northern District of Indiana. Similar to the Depuy ASR, the Biomet metal-on-metal hip design allegedly contributed to premature hip failures and metallosis due to the metal friction. Biomet entered into a global settlement valued at $56 million to cover a few thousand claims. The Lyon Firm represented several plaintiffs in the original settlement and continues to be active in this litigation.