Certain hip replacement device manufacturers have announced product recalls. These recalls could cause concern if you or someone close to you has had a hip replacement procedure since 2003.
Talk to your doctor to determine if metal particles in the bloodstream (chromium and cobalt metal ions) could cause any symptoms you are experiencing. If you suspect your metal hip replacements are failing due to product liability or medical malpractice, contact Hip Replacement Lawyers in Detroit at Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. to help you take the next steps.
Hip replacement surgery is a complicated process with prolonged recovery time. Going through a revision surgery due to medical malpractice means you should seek legal counsel because you might be entitled to compensation.
Metal-on-metal hip implants using Depuy ASR or Stryker hip ABG medical devices are known to have metal deterioration that can infiltrate the bloodstream, prompting an FDA recall. Our law firm boasts a team of legal and medical professionals with our registered nurse and senior partner Eileen Kroll available to answer your questions and guide you through the process of filing your claim.
The manufacturer should be held liable for defects in their products, so you must file a lawsuit within the statute of limitations, two years, or six months from the time of discovery.
Johnson & Johnson recently agreed to pay roughly $1 billion to settle the claims that it sold defective metal hip replacement devices, like the ASR hip implant, that had to be removed. Moving forward with a lawsuit can help to cover the costs of your ongoing medical expenses.
If you’re looking for a hip replacement lawyers in Detroit, Cochran, Kroll & Associate, P.C. is eager to help. Our law firm can work with you to understand your legal options and determine whether an individual claim or class action lawsuit with lead counsel is the best course for your case.
Our nurse attorney and trial lawyer, Eileen Kroll, can interpret your medical records and understand the best way to approach your claim. Contact us today for a free consultation and case evaluation at 866-MICH-LAW.
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