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Hip Recalls and Procedural Risks

Hip Recalls and Procedural Risks

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
A hip replacement is done to correct a problem with the bones and joint of the hip-part of the bone and joint is removed and is replaced with a synthetic hip joint that is usually constructed of metal, ceramic and very hard plastic. This artificial joint replacement is done to try and reduce pain and…Read the article
Hip Replacement Metal Poisoning Prompts Concern

Hip Replacement Metal Poisoning Prompts Concern

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
A watchdog agency’s failure to ask questions may be the main reason many of these devices have high levels of cobalt and other dangerous metals. In the only extensive study of this problem to date, researchers found that 100 percent of hip implant patients whose devices failed had symptoms of depression, and in about a…Read the article
Hip Recalls and Hip Replacement Lawsuits

Hip Recalls and Hip Replacement Lawsuits

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Did you know that between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations are performed in the U.S. each year?  Unfortunately, these types of procedures have become quite common in younger adults and middle-aged patients as well. Although hip replacements hold the most successful rate and cost-effective interventions in medicine, these surgeries are overwhelming and risky. Only…Read the article
Marie Napoli Talks About Hip Implant Lawsuit

Marie Napoli Talks About Hip Implant Lawsuit

| BHR hip implant lawsuit
The prestigious New York Law Journal recently named Marie Napoli one of the top lawyers in the Big Apple, and she recently sat down to talk about her role in the BHR hip implant lawsuit.Read the article
Marie Napoli Appointed To Steering Committee In Hip Case

Marie Napoli Appointed To Steering Committee In Hip Case

| BHR hip implant lawsuit
We are proud to announce that Partner Marie Napoli has been named as a Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee Member in In Re: Smith & Nephew BHR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2775), which is positioned before United States District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake of the United States District Court of Maryland. The firm is…Read the article
Stryker Hip Implants

Stryker Hip Implants

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
The number of hip replacement surgeries that take place in the United States each year is substantial, with one article stating that over the past 10 years, the number of hip replacement surgeries has doubled. While hip replacement surgeries have the potential to provide relief from pain and immobility to many, particularly elderly adults, hip implants…Read the article
$2M Defective Hip Implant Verdict In NM

$2M Defective Hip Implant Verdict In NM

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
A judge awarded $2 million in damages to an Albuquerque man whose defective hip implant caused metal poisoining, and attorney Marie Napoli says that the verdict significantly increased the settlement value of these cases. When Brian McDonald had hip replacement surgery in 2010, he expressed misgivings about the Zimmer artificial hip his doctors wanted to use.…Read the article
Stryker Accolade Hip Defects Lead to Patient Harm

Stryker Accolade Hip Defects Lead to Patient Harm

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Stryker is one of the largest medical device and equipment manufacturing companies in the world, and is responsible for the creation of the Stryker Accolade. The Accolade (there are a number of different Accolade models, including the Accolade TMZF Plus and Accolade II, both of which have been recalled) refers to a hip stem. A…Read the article
Are You the Victim of a Stryker Hip Implant?

Are You the Victim of a Stryker Hip Implant?

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Stryker hip implants are artificial joints that are designed to resemble a normal, healthy joint. Designed for those people who are experiencing debilitating pain in the hip, which cannot be relieved through other methods, including physical therapy and corticosteroid injections, Stryker hip implants are used in invasive hip replacement surgeries. While some implant procedures may…Read the article
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