Defective Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuits
Stryker Corporation is one of the largest medical technology companies in the world. Among the medical products manufactured by Stryker are several hip replacement systems. Two of those systems, described as Modular-Neck Stems, were the subject of recalls in 2012 due to potentially harmful defects. The Stryker hips were prone to certain defects that could lead to injury, illness or even death in patients.
At The Gori Law Firm, our medical device lawyers represent the victims of defective products. We have years of experience helping people who have been harmed by dangerous products. If you or a loved one received a Stryker hip implant and suffered harm as a result, we can help you. Contact us online or call 618-307-4085 to schedule a consultation to discuss your case.
Dangerous Medical Devices
The specific hip systems that have been recalled by Stryker are the Rejuvenate hip and the ABG II hip system. These devices were known to be susceptible to corrosion and fretting. Fretting is a type of corrosion where the rubbing of one surface against another causes damage. These hip systems sometimes experienced damage that could release metallic debris into the tissue and blood of the patient. That metal can cause pain, inflammation and illness. The metal can damage the surrounding tissue and bone. Treatment involves, at a minimum, the removal and replacement of the offending device.
Having a defective hip implant can leave you facing huge medical bills, pain, disability and other serious consequences. You deserve to be compensated for what you have suffered. A skilled medical device lawyer can help you.