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Zimmer Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed by Wright & Schulte on Behalf of Woman Who Needed Risky Revision Surgery Allegedly Due to Defective Design of Zimmer Durom Cup
Date:10/20/2013

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 21, 2013

The medical device and product liability lawyers at Wright & Schulte have recently filed a Durom hip lawsuit against Zimmer Holdings, Inc. on behalf of an Ohio woman. This Zimmer Hip lawsuit (Case No. 2:13-cv-513) was filed in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division. In addition to alleging defects with Zimmer’s Durom Cup caused the plaintiff to develop painful, debilitating complications, this Durom hip lawsuit also contends that Zimmer failed to warn the public about the possible risk of failure associated with its hip implant device.

For more information on filing a Zimmer Hip lawsuit, or to arrange for a free legal consultation, contact the lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC by visiting yourlegalhelp.com or calling 1-800-399-0795.

According to court documents associated with this case (Case No. 2:13-cv-513), the plaintiff underwent surgery to have a Zimmer Durom Cup implanted in her right hip in June 2007. Soon after receiving this implant, the plaintiff began developing painful complications that impaired her mobility and soon led to unrelenting pain. By 2012, the plaintiff’s surgeon informed her that her Durom Cup had prematurely experienced an “obvious failure” and that she would need to undergo invasive revision surgery, which took place in July 2012. Despite the removal and replacement of the failed Zimmer Durom Cup, the complaint alleges that, to this day, the plaintiff still lives with impaired mobility, hip pain and an impaired quality of life due to the defective Durom Cup.

Zimmer Durom Cup Failure Rate
More than 12,000 Durom Cups have been implanted in U.S. patients since Zimmer first introduced this hip implant in 2006, and since then, a number of patients – like the woman in this Zimmer lawsuit – have reportedly developed serious complications that have necessitated risky revision surgery. [nytimes.com/20
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