Metal On Metal Hip Implant Injuries
Call Our Greenville Injury Lawyers at (864) 408-8890
A hip replacement surgery is one of the most serious and invasive surgeries
many people will ever experience. When you get a hip replacement, you
expect that it will function properly for years to come. Unfortunately,
hundreds of thousands of people who received the MicroPort Profemur Modular-Neck
Hip Implant may be at risk of potentially serious complications.
At Christian & Davis LLC, our Greenville
personal injury attorneys are proud to stand for those who have been injured by
defective medical devices. We believe that our clients have suffered enough, and we work tirelessly
to pursue fair compensation on their behalf.
If you've been hurt due to a defective metal on metal hip implant,
call us at (864) 408-8890.
What Is the Microport Profemur Modular-Neck Hip Implant?
This is a metal-on-metal hip implant which features a modular neck, which
is essentially an adjustable/moving piece designed to ease recovery by
equalizing limb length and balancing the hip. According to the manufacturer’s
website, more than 270,000 of these systems have been sold worldwide since 2000.
Why Was the Implant Recalled?
This hip implant has been recalled due to a risk of the modular neck breaking
or fracturing suddenly, causing severe pain, limiting your ability to
walk, and potentially leading to a host of other complications. Additionally,
the movement of the metal parts may potentially cause metallosis, which
is essentially a buildup of metallic debris in your muscles, ligaments,
and other soft tissue. If you have experienced any complications related
to the metal neck fracture, you may be entitled to compensation.
If you experience any of the following complications, call (864) 408-8890
- Sudden, severe pain in the hip
- Trouble walking or unable to walk
- Any serious trauma to the hip or leg, such as falling
- A loss of feeling in the leg
- A tingling sensation in the leg
Call Our Firm at (864) 408-8890 to Pursue Justice
The FDA issued a recall for these MicroPort Profemur Modular-Neck Hip Implants
on October 2, 2015. This recall affects components which were distributed
from June 15, 2009, through July 31, 2015. If you or someone you loved
has suffered complications from this dangerous implant, call our Greenville
personal injury lawyers to pursue the fair compensation you deserve.
If you’ve been injured by this dangerous medical device, contact
our firm for a
free case consultation.