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US Drug Watchdog Now Fears Thousands of Senior Citizen Recipients Of A All Metal Hip Implant Are Not Complaining About A Failure Because They Don't Want Another Surgery

(PRWEB) January 11, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog says, "According to the New York Times there are 500,000 US citizens, who are a recipients of a metal on metal hip implant. The typical metal on metal hip implant recipient we talk to about a failure is a man, or a woman in their 50's. We rarely talk to senior citizens, and the few we do talk to are terrified of a metal on metal hip implant replacement surgery, also known as a revision surgery. Based on our two year effort focused on metal on metal hip implant failures we are convinced there are thousands, to even tens of thousands of US senior citizens living with a failed metal on metal hip implant, and we really need family members to help us help them. For starters we want anyone in the US who has a metal on metal hip implant to get a blood test for elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium. If the levels are elevated we want the recipient, or their family members to call us, and we will suggest law firms that might be able to help."

The US Drug Watchdog is now calling their defective, or failed metal-on-metal hip implant compensation, and representation initiative their largest medical device victims campaign ever. The goals of this campaign is compensation for what a victim of a metal-on-metal hip implant failure will have to go through, and making certain every victim of a metal-on-metal hip implant has the best possible attorneys, or law firms-so no metal hip implant victim gets left on the curb with an ordeal that should not be their problem-especially senior citizens. All US metal on metal hip implant recipients are encouraged to call the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-646.

Current Metal On Metal Hip Implant Device Makers Involved In Litigation Because Of Failures:

  • DePuy Pinnacle Case Number U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244
  • DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL No. 2197AAJ
  • Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implant Stem Failure Teleseminar: Metallosis with No Metal on Metal Articulation will address the issues surrounding the latest hip replacement systems recall. On July 6, 2012 Stryker issued a voluntary recall of its Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems in the United States
  • Biomet M2a Magnum Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. (Case No. 3:12-cv-3476) filed on July 2nd 2012
  • Zimmer Durom Cup Product Liability mass tort litigation, MDL NO. 2158 (SDW), which is pending in the federal District Court in New Jersey (time frame 2006-July 2008)
  • Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation ("MDL No. 2329"). This is now pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

The US Drug Watchdog says, "One of the biggest problems we have with respect to our failed medical device or recalled drug initiative work is the average US consumer never hears about a drug recall or failures involving medical devices like metal on metal hip implants. If you have a friend, family member, or loved one who is a recipient of a metal on metal hip implant that has already failed or is showing symptoms of a failure, or you are concerned about a premature failure please call us anytime at 866-714-6466. We want to make certain these metal-on-metal hip implant victims get to the best possible attorneys, to insure they get the best possible compensation for their ordeal."

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