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What common injuries do patients suffer from DePuy hip implants?

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.

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Christopher M. Davis is principal attorney and founder of Davis Law Group, P.S. in Seattle, WA.