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  • Zimmer Hip Replacement Lawyers: Network Zimmer Hip Replacement  Lawyer Win $2 Million Against Zimmer Hip Replacement Do You Have A Faulty Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Prothesis With Connective Technology and Cobalt Chromium Head? Do You Have Have Metallosis or Chromium Cobalt T...

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Zimmer Hip Replacement Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Chromium cobalt toxicity, Medical Device Lawsuits, Zimmer hip replacement lawyer

Network Zimmer Hip Replacement  Lawyer Win $2 Million Against Zimmer Hip Replacement

Do You Have A Faulty Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Prothesis With Connective Technology and Cobalt Chromium Head?

Do You Have Have Metallosis or Chromium Cobalt Toxicity?

A judge in Florida has found that Zimmer Orthopedics manufactured and marketed a hip replacement implant which has an “unreasonably dangerous design,” and has ordered the company to pay a victim  $2 million.

Zimmer Hip Replacement Lawyers

We are proud to say that the  $2 million award against Zimmer was won by a member of our lawyer network in co counsel with another attorney.

Testing Inadequate To Substantiate Safety

The testing done by Zimmer for this prothesis hip implant was inadequate to substantiate safety for the recipient.

Get a Zimmer Hip Replacement Lawyer Now

If you have a faulty Zimmer hip replacement or have high levels of chromium or cobalt in your blood stream contact us immediately for a Zimmer Hip Replacement lawyer. Zimmer Hip replacement lawyers are being filed for victims of the faulty hip replacement and people with metallosis ( Metal Toxicity ) in: we have attorneys in: Auburn AL; Birmingham AL; Dothan AL; Gadsden AL; Huntsville AL; Mobile AL; Montgomery AL; Muscle Shoals AL; Tuscaloosa AL; Anchorage AK; Fairbanks AK; Juneau AK; Flagstaff AZ; Sedona AZ; Mohave County AZ; Phoenix AZ; Prescott AZ; Show Low AZ; Sierra Vista AZ; Tucson AZ; Yuma AZ; Fayetteville AR; Fort Smith AR; Jonesboro AR; Little Rock AR; Bakersfield CA; Chico CA; Fresno CA; Humboldt County CA; Inland Empire CA; Long Beach CA; Los Angeles CA; Mendocino (new) CA; Merced CA; Modesto CA; Monterey CA; O.C. 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Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Alabama Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Alaska Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Arizona Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Atlanta, Baltimore, Biloxi, Boca Raton, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Florida Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Fort Lauderdale, Georgia Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Kansas city, Los Angeles, Louisville, Macon, Maryland Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Massachusetts Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Miami, Michigan Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Minneapolis, New York Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, North Carolina Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Provo, st louis, Stocker 3THeater-Cooler Lawyers, Toledo, West Palm Beach

Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Lawyers For  Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System lawyers are filing failure  to warn lawsuits due to increased risk of infections caused by the Cooler Systems during cardio thoracic surgery.

 Stockert 3T Lawsuits Filed

Lawsuits are being filed against  LivaNova PLC for their  3T heating-cooling system. This system has been found to transmit bacteria into patients during  open-chest cardiac surgery. The nontuberculous mycobacteria causes Mycobacterium chimaera which can result in death,

What is  The 3T Heater-Cooler System?

The 3T heater-cooler units are used during surgery to control  body temperature.  They  have water tanks that move temperature-controlled water to heat exchangers or blankets, which  cool or warm  the recipients body.

 3T Heater-Cooler System Issues

The water  in the 3T systems can become contaminated resulting  in bacteria being released into the air through the device’s exhaust vent. This bacteria can infect a patient. It can take  several years between the time a patient is exposed to the bacteria and an infection is diagnosed.

Have You Had Surgery Using A 3T Cooler Device?

Up To 4 Years After Surgery Look for signs:

  • endocarditis,
  • surgical site infection,
  • abscess, bacteremia,
  • hepatitis,
  • renal insufficiency,
  • splenomegaly,
  • pancytopenia,
  • osteomyelitis.

 Symptoms

  • fever of undetermined origin,
  • night sweats,
  • joint pain,
  • weight loss,
  • myalgia,
  • malaise.
 

Contact our  Stocker 3T Lawyers

Lawyers For Stryker Hip Replacement Metal Toxicity- Femoral Head Failure

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News, Stryker Metal Poisoning, Stryker Rejuvinate, Stryker Rejuvinate Hip replacement recall lawyers, Stryker’s Scorpio implant lawyers

Cobalt Chromium Blood Poisoning Stryker Hip Replacement Lawyers

New Stryker Recall Metal V 40 Femoral Heads Lawsuits

Stryker LFIT Femoral Head Failure

Exeter, Citation, Meridian, Reliance, Definition, Restoration, Accolade, Rejuvenate and ABG 2 stems chromium and cobalt toxic levels are resulting in lawsuits due to corrosion and metal debris at the junction between the metal head and neck.

Recall Of  LFIT ANATOMIC COCR V40 FEMORAL HEADS

Metallosis Lawsuits Filed

Metal poisoning, or metal toxicity is the build-up of metal particles  in the body and found in the blood stream. Metal toxicity from a hip implant can be serious.  The metal parts rub against each other  and release particles of  chromium and cobalt, into the blood stream.   Build-up in the body can cause:
  • Renal failure
  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Neurological disorders
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Blindness and deafness
  • Death

Signs Of Elevated Metal Levels

  • headaches,
  • dizziness,
  • loss of eyesight,
  • loss of hearing

Get a  hip implant metallosis lawyer

 

Ethicon Physiomesh Lawyer | Hernia mesh Lawsuits Filed

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Ethicon Physiomesh lawyer

Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Recall Lawyers

On May 25, 2016, Johnson & Johnson issued an “Urgent Field Safety Notice” to warning  of the higher rates of recurring hernia and the need for revision operations after hernia repair using the Ethicon Physiomesh Composite Mesh. This is the same company that is dealing with hundreds of vaginal mesh lawsuits made of the same substance as the physiomesh.

Physiomesh Hernia Mesh  Complications

  • Hernia Recurrence
  • Scar-like tissue that sticks tissues together
  • Blockage of the large or small intestine
  • Abnormal adhesions between organs, vessels or intestines
  • Fluid build-up at the surgical site
  • Perforation of nearby tissues or organs
  • Migration and shrinkage
  • Bowel perforation and obstruction
  • Migration of the mesh and  erosion resulting in the need for revision or removal

What Is A Physiomesh?

  • Ethicon Physiomesh and vaginal  mesh are both used to provide additional support to weakened or damaged tissue.  It is made from non-absorbable polypropylene (plastic) filaments that are woven into a mesh.
Ethicon Physiomesh Products Recalled ETHICON PHYSIOMESH™ Flexible Composite Mesh
  • PHY0715R
  • PHY1015V
  • PHY1515Q
  • PHY1520R
  • PHY1520V
  • PHY2025V
  • PHY2030R
  • PHY2535V
  • PHY3035R
  • PHY3050R

    Laparoscopic Hernia Pack

  • ELH5 PHY1515
  • ELH10 PHY1515Q
Ethicon Physiomesh Complications? Speak to one our mesh lawyers.  

Mesh Lawsuit Alert | Physiomesh – Hernia Mesh Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Hernia mesh lawyer, Vaginal mesh lawyer

A New Ethicon Mesh Causes Deaths And Injury

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has atleast 10 reported adverse incident reports of deaths due to a new Ethicon synthetic mesh Device. Ethicon has 100’s of  polypropylene vaginal mesh lawsuits filed for the failed vaginal mesh and bladder sling. The Physiomesh is made with the same substance and is another Ethicon fiasco.  

Mesh  Made Of  Polypropylene-

Vaginal Mesh- Hernia Mesh Lawyers

Physiomesh has increased risks because it was  designed with a lower level of elasticity compared to competing hernia mesh products. This may cause poor attachment to the interior abdominal wall and  retraction/contraction, ripping and failing.  

Complications  of vaginal mesh implant deterioration and failure

Severe pelvic, genital or groin pain. Recurrence of prolapse or incontinence. Nerve damage. Vaginal scarring. Degrading of the mesh. Urinary tract infections Ethicon mesh for vaginal prolapse repair or urinary incontinence or for hernia mesh is causing sever medical complications and lawyers are accepting lawsuits.

Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class Action Articles, Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuit, Physiomesh Lawyer

Physiomesh Hernia Mesh lawyers are filing Hernia Mesh lawsuits for your failed Physiomesh used to repair your hernia. Ethicon voluntarily withdrew the Physiomesh from the  market in May of 2016  after independent studies revealed high rates of recurrence and failure from the Physiomesh.

What Is The Physiomesh?

The Physiomesh is a hernia repair mesh  made from polypropylene just like the vaginal mesh products. The FDA originally approved Ethicon’s Physiomesh on April 9, 2010. Ethicon used the FDA 510(k) approval program for the Physiomesh. This allowed them to get it on the market fast.

Problems With The Physiomesh

Numerous studies have shown that the Physiomesh has  lower incorporation strengths than the other hernia mesh products.  Physiomesh coating  issues were observed over time to lead to scar plate formation, but little to no abdominal wall adherence.

Physiomesh: Ethicon Hernia Mesh Lawyers

Speak to a  physiomesh  hernia mesh attorney to discuss a  Physiomesh lawsuit

Nursing Home, ACLF and Independent Living Facility Injury Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Nursing Home Abuse lawyers

If your loved one has been neglected or injured in a Nursing Home we want to speak to you. You trusted this facility to take care of your family member and now you know they did not.

What Are The Types Of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse?

1. Physical Abuse 2. Emotional Abuse 3. Sexual Abuse 4. Financial Abuse

Nursing Home Physical Injury

Slip and fall Falling out of bed Bed sores Medication errors

Assisted Living Facility Lawyer

Assisted Living communities are designed for seniors who are no longer able to live on their own safely but do not require the highest level of care provided in a nursing home. Assistance with medications, activities of daily living, meals and housekeeping are routinely provided. They will get help showering and brought to doctor appointments in the community. There are activities and grooming is supervised or helped with on a daily basis. Many Independent living facilities are in fact assisted living facilities based on the services they provide. They often try to avoid the licensing process but, can still be sued for negligence and neglect given the right circumstances. Assisted living facilities have a responsibility to your loved one.

Does Your Loved One Show Signs Of Assisted Living Abuse Or Neglect?

Has your loved one fallen, missed meals, having possessions stolen, Not getting the right medications, Not seeing a physician when needed, Got locked out of the facility, poor security for residents protection, did your loved one slip and fall, were objects left in pathways, did your loved one break a hip, were medical needs attended to, or was medications skipped every now and then? Was he or she left alone outside the facility, did your loved on wander away and get injured? There are dozens of possible  other negligent actions. Speak to a nursing home abuse assisted living injury attorney if you think you may have a case    

File An IVC Filter Lawsuit

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Cordis IVC Filter Lawyer, Medical Device Lawsuits

Our IVC Filter lawyers are filing IVC Filter lawsuits for injury and Death from a fractured migrating IVC Filter part. The IVC Filters, also known as blood clot filters, Blood Clot Capture Filters and Inferior Vena Cava Filters, are implanted in patients that cannot tolerate blood thinners. They capture blood clots before they can become lodged in the brain or lungs causing a stroke  or pulmonary embolism. However, the IVC filter has been proven to be dangerous because it can fracture if left in too long.

 Which Manufacturers Are You Accepting IVC Filter Lawsuits For?

 Our lawyers are accepting  COOK, BARD  or CORDIS IVC Filter Claims.

 Bard IVC Filters Include:

  • – Recovery
  • G2
  • – G2X
  • – Eclipse
  • Meridian
  • – Denali
 COOK IVC Filters Include:
  • – Gunther Tulip
  • – Celect
 CORDIS IVC Filters Include:
  • – OptEase
  • – TrapEase

 Criteria For The IVC Filter Lawsuit

Your Filter must have been implanted in  2002 through present.

REASONS FOR IVC FILTER  IMPLANTATION:

1. Pulmonary embolism (PE) and anticoagulants could not be used in case for some reason
2. Anticoagulants failed to treat/remove blood clot
3. Trauma
4. Bariatric Surgery
5. Orthopedic Surgery
What Were your Injuries Or Complications ?
1. Tilt
2. Migration
3. Fracture
4. IVC perforation
5. Filter embolization
6. Filter unable to be retrieved
 
IF DEATH Due To An IVC Filter
1. Date of Death
2. Location (City & State)
3. Was an autopsy performed?
4. Cause of death listed on autopsy
5. Cause of death listed on death certificate
6. Has an estate been opened? (Name of administrator
HAS FILTER BEEN SUCCESSFULLY REMOVED? (With or without complications)?
  • 1. Date of removal
    2. Symptomatic or asymptomatic at time of removal?
    3. Percutaneous without complication(s) Our lawyers are not taking these cases
    4. Open with or without complication(s)   Our lawyers are taking these cases.
    CT Scan  will be needed for evaluation of claim even if you are  asymptomatic.
    MANUFACTURERS WE ARE NOT TAKING
     
    1. Boston Scientific (Greenfield SS and TI Permanent) We need to be careful in turning
    down Greenfield filter cases because this is a generic term used to describe all IVC
    filters.
    2. B. Braun Medical (Convertible, Vena Tech and LP)
    3. ALN
    4. Rex Medical (Option)
    5. Rafael Medical (SafeFlo)

    Get An IVC Filter Lawyer

    If you or a loved one has been injured or you have lost a loved one due to a Faulty IVC Filter contact us today
 

Hip Replacement Helpline Launched

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Biomet Hip Replacement lawyers, DePuyPinnacle- ASR Hip Replacement lawyers, encore hip replacement lawyers, Medical Device Lawsuits, Omnilife Hip Replacement lawyers, Smith amd Nephew Hip Replacement Lawyers, Wright hip Replacement lawyers

Hip Replacement Lawsuits

Many of the Hip replacement  manufacturers of the metal-on-metal hip implants have recalled their implants for functional defects.  There have been settlement offers on hip replacements for victims of a faulty hip implant or cobalt and chromium poisoning to the blood stream.

Hip Replacement Revision Surgery Lawsuits

Hip replacement or revision surgery is one of the most common orthopedic  procedures performed in the United States.  There have been numerous defective implants placed on the market resulting in needles pain, suffering and revision surgeries

Get A Hip Replacement Lawyer

Below is a  list of cases our hip replacement lawyers   will take a look at.

  1. Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Neck Cases – All
  2. Stryker ABG II Modular neck Cases – All
  3. Stryker Accolade (TMZF) Stem cases with Cobalt Chromium modular heads. These stems have the potential for significant head neck corrosion – All cases with Metallosis.
  4. Wright Medical Conserve Cup (MOM) cases – ALL
  5. Wright Medical Profemur Stem Cases (this is their modular neck design)- These cases are prone to Fracture (either the titanium or CoCr necks) and Metallosis. ALL.
  6. Depuy ASR – ALL
  7. Depuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal (MOM) with modular heads greater than 36 mm.
  8. Zimmer Durom Cup cases with modular heads greater than 36 mm.
  9.  Zimmer M/L Taper Kinectiv Stem cases (this is their Modular neck design)- All cases with Metallosis.
  10.  Biomet M2A 38mm / Magnum MOM cases. ALL cases with Metallosis.
  11.  DJO / Encore MOM hip cases. All cases revised due to Metallosis.
  12.  Omnilife Apex Arc – This is a smaller manufacturer but this device is a mixed metal modular neck device. ALL
  13.  Smith & Nephew R3 (MOM) cup cases. Only cases that have metallosis and were revised or need a revision.
  14. Smith & Nephew SMF stem (this is their mixed metal modular neck product). We have not seen many of these yet but, our hip replacement lawyers are interested in them.

Knee Replacement Lawyers For Knee Replacement Lawsuits

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Smith & Nephew's OXINIUM devices lawyer, Stryker’s Scorpio implant lawyers, Zimmer’s NexGen Natural Knee System implant lawyers

Knee replacement lawsuits are being filed for
  • Zimmer’s NexGen Natural Knee System implant lawyers,
  • Stryker’s Scorpio implant lawyers,
  • Smith & Nephew’s OXINIUM devices lawyer.

Knee Replacement Complications

Complications Lawsuits are Being Filed For: Persistent pain, swelling or stiffness, Deep vein thrombosis, Implant failure within five years, Nerve injuries, Fracturing, chipping and migration and Infections.

Brand Knee Replacements Lawsuit Filings

Knee Replacements Causing Problems Include: DePuy knee, Zimmer NexGen LPS, CR and MIS, Natural Knee System, Stryker Scorpio CR and PS components, Duracon Total Knee, Unicompartmental Knee System, Smith & Nephew Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II, Journey Uni Tibial Baseplate, and Biomet Vanguard CR.

Knee Replacement Recalls

Has your  knee replacement caused debilitating side effects? Have you needed  to undergo revision surgery  to fix or replace the device or to correct complications caused by the device?

Complications  resulting  in a  knee replacement recall include:

Persistent pain of recipient, Infection or drainage, Swelling or inflammation, Damage to surrounding bone, muscle, or nerves

Zimmer NexGen Knee Recalls

While there has not been a total recall on any Zimmer NexGen knee replacement devices, a number of device components have been recalled. In 2010, Zimmer NexGen MIS Tibial Components were recalled due to high incidences of failure associated with the components. The Zimmer NexGen LPS-Flex GSF Femoral Component was also recalled due to evidence of loosening. Additionally, the Zimmer Natural-Knee II Durasul Patella faces a Class II recall. This component is not part of the Zimmer NexGen product line.

Zimmer Recalls

Zimmer NexGen knee recalled components include: NexGen MIS Tibial Components,NexGen TM Tibial Trays, NexGen LPS-Flex GSF Femoral Component, NexGen MIS Modular Tibial Plates and Keels.

Stryker Knee Replacement Recalls

In April 2013, the FDA issued a Class I recall of Stryker’s ShapeMatch Cutting Guide.  The Guides help to position knee replacement components and guide the marking of the patient’s bone prior to cutting. In November 2012, Stryker acknowledged manufacturing defects in the ShapeMatch Cutting Guide and instructed surgeons to discontinue use. This knee replacement recall was because  the software has a defect that causes wider cutting ranges. As a result, knee replacement patients may experience severe complications such as instability of the joint, fracture, chronic pain, and mobility limitations. Patients may also require the need for revision surgery.

Other Knee Replacement Recalls

StrykerDuracon Total Knee, Unicompartmental Knee System, Scorpio PS and CR components, BiometVanguard CR, Smith & Nephew Journey Uni Tibial Baseplate, Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II

Get a Knee Replacement Lawyer