DePuy hip replacements, specifically the metal-on-metal type, have been found to cause a number of injuries, illnesses, and other medical side effects in patients who receive the device. The severity of these medical conditions ranges from minor to serious.
Patients who have undergone a hip replacement involving DePuy's metal-on-metal implants often suffer from the following conditions:
- Cellular toxicity
- Allergic reactions
- Cancer and inflammation
- Severe joint pain
- Implant failure
- Implant loosening
- Local tissue necrosis (tissue around the implant dies),
- Deterioration of the bone around the implant,
- Formation of cysts or pseudo tumors
- Osteolysis (lose of bone around effected area).
Legal Options for DePuy Hip Replacement Victims
If you or a loved one has suffered from any of the above conditions, or you believe another injury or illness is a side effect of having a DePuy hip replacement implant, it may be in your best interests to consult with an experienced lawyer handling DePuy hip replacement claims.
Davis Law Group works on a contingency fee basis, meaning victims pay no attorney fees until there is a successful recovery made on the victim's behalf. Call our office at (206) 727-4000 or use the contact form on this page to get started.