Navigation Links
DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Website Launched By Bernstein Liebhard LLP to Inform Public About Ongoing DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Litigation
Date:1/21/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) January 21, 2013

Bernstein Liebhard LLP has launched a new DePuy Pinnacle lawsuit website to inform the public about potential complications associated with a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System, as well as the growing number of lawsuits filed on behalf of victims of alleged Pinnacle hip complications. Individuals who suffered metallosis, failure of their hip implant resulting in the need for revision surgery, and other complications possibly associated with the all-metal DePuy Pinnacle may be entitled to financial compensation for medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.

“We continue to receive inquiries from DePuy Pinnacle patients who suffered painful and debilitating injuries, allegedly due to metal debris being shed from this device. This new website will provide alleged victims of Pinnacle complications with important information about their legal rights,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is actively filing DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered serious complications allegedly due to this implant.

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuits
More than 3,000 DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits have been consolidated in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas. All of the claims pending in the litigation involve a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System that utilizes the metal Ultamet liner. Court documents indicate that the proceeding’s first trial will begin in September 2014. Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner Jeffrey Grand is serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the federal litigation. (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2244)

On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued new guidance for patients with metal-on-metal hip implants. According to the agency, metal debris released when the ball and cup of an all-metal hip slide against each other may cause damage to bone and/or soft tissue surrounding the implant and joint. Some of the metal ions released will enter the bloodstream and travel to other parts of the body, where they may cause symptoms or illnesses elsewhere in the body. The FDA is now advising doctors to consider metal ion testing if patients are experiencing symptoms of hip implant failure.*

In addition to the new guidance, the FDA also a proposed an order requiring manufacturers of metal-on-metal total hip replacement systems to submit premarket approval (PMA) applications, which would make them ineligible for 510(k) clearances. If finalized, the new regulations would require manufacturers of all-metal hips to prove the devices were safe and effective before they could continue selling existing ones or obtain approval for new metal-on-metal designs.**

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is offering free, no obligation legal evaluations to victims of DePuy Pinnacle injuries. To learn more about filing a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant lawsuit, please visit the firm’s website. For additional information, contact a lawyer at Bernstein Liebhard LLP today at (877) 779-1414.

  • fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/ucm335775.htm?source=govdelivery
**federalregister.gov/articles/2013/01/18/2013-01006/effective-date-of-requirement-for-premarket-approval-for-two-class-iii-preamendments-devices

About Bernstein Liebhard LLP
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. The firm has been named by The National Law Journal to the “Plaintiffs’ Hot List,” recognizing the top plaintiffs’ firms in the country, for the past 10 consecutive years.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP
10 East 40th Street
New York, New York 10016
(877) 779-1414

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. © 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Bernstein Liebhard LLP, 10 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016, (212) 779-1414. The lawyer responsible for this advertisement in the State of Connecticut is Amy L. Abate. Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter.
###

Contact Information:
Felecia L. Stern, Esq.
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
info(at)consumerinjurylawyers(dot)com
http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/depuy-pinnacle-lawsuit/depuy-pinnacle-hip/prweb10340518.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Recipients to Call Them For the Names of the Best Law Firms if a Blood Test Reveals Elevated Metal Levels
2. US Drug Watchdog Now Offers To Help All DePuy Pinnacle All Metal Hip Implant Recipients get to the Best Law Firms If A Blood Test Reveals Elevated Metal Levels
3. US Drug Watchdog Now Puts a New Emphasis on DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Recipients and They Urge Them to Get a Blood Test for Elevated Metals Levels
4. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Recipients To Get A Blood Test and to Call Them For The Names Of The Best Lawyers If Their Metals Levels Are Elevated
5. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges a Blood Test for All DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Recipients and They Suggest Law Firms to Help Victims of a Failure Get Compensated
6. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All Zimmer Stryker, Biomet, Wright and DePuy All Metal Hip Implant Recipients to Get A Blood Test For A Failure-Don't Get Left Holding the Bag
7. US Drug Watchdog will Expand Their Initiative Focused on Helping Recipients of a Failed DePuy Pinnacle All Metal Hip Implant with a New Emphasis on Blood Testing in 2013
8. DePuy ASR Hip Recall, Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Updates: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Looks Forward to Start of First Bellwether Trials in New Year
9. New Lawsuit on DePuy Hip Implants Metal Poisoning: Now, AttorneyOne Can Provide Advice
10. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Implant Recipients To Get A Blood Test and They Offer the Names of the Best Law Firms For Failure Victims
11. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All Zimmer, Stryker, Biomet, Wright and DePuy Metal Hip Implant Recipients to Get Blood Tests
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/7/2016)... Arizona (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... Delete® ... Just in Time For The Holiday Party Season. Save Up To 33% Off Botox® ... Laser Salon is providing the Phoenix Valley with Delightful Deals on Botox® ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... , ... The medical profession is well aware that heart attacks do indeed ... heart attacks among 138,602 people recorded a 35% higher number of heart attacks in ... of course–no time of year is a good time for a heart attack! In ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... medicine device WellnessPro Plus for consumers and healthcare professionals to manage chronic ... by expanding the treatment modalities available in a single device. The announcement ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... 07, 2016 , ... “Tomorrow Trump Goes To Washington”: a brief but ... presidency and to America. “Tomorrow Trump Goes To Washington” is the creation of published ... for this country. , Nancy attributes her patriotic nature to her WWII veteran father. ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... (PRWEB) December 07, 2016 , ... ... individuals impacted by cerebral cavernous angiomas, was awarded a grant from the Julian ... engagement program. New Mexico has more people with cavernous angioma than anywhere in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/6/2016)... Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) - ... Global Markets Direct,s latest Pharmaceutical and Healthcare ... – Pipeline Review, H2 2016, provides an ... (Metabolic Disorders) pipeline landscape. Homozygous familial ... caused due to mutation from both parents. ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... The pen needles market is projected to reach USD ... 2016, growing at a CAGR of 11.2% during the ... years, the pen needles market has witnessed various technological ... for safety injections in the healthcare industry. These advancements ... with an aim to reduce pain, increase comfort, and ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... 2016   AlloSource , one of the ... and soft-tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, ... for being named to the Board of Examiners ... by the Commerce Department,s National Institute of Standards ... process excellence. The Baldrige Award is the nation,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: