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$ 8,800,000.00 Jury Verdict Product Liability Case

$ 75,000,000.00 Settlement Product Liability Cases

$ 15,000,000.00 Settlement Personal Injury Case

$ 10,000,000.00 Settlement Personal Injury Case

$ 55,000,000.00 Settlement Product Liability Cases

$ 12,000,000.00 Jury Verdict Personal Injury Case

$ 12,000,000.00 Settlement Insurance Coverage Case

$ 10,000,000.00 Judgment Personal Injury Case

$ 2,200,000,000.00 Jury Verdict Pharmaceutical Case

$ 4,400,000.00 Jury Verdict Personal Injury Case

$ 30,000,000.00 Settlement Personal Injury Case

$ 3,750,000.00 Settlement Personal Injury Case

$ 6,800,000.00 Jury Verdict Employment Case

$ 1,000,000.00 Jury Verdict Employment Case

Replacement Hip Failure Lawsuits

In March 2010, the Depuy Orthopedics manufacturer of hip replacements recalled its product after it became apparent that the product was no safe for people to use. However, close to two years later, the manufacturer is still involved in hip replacement lawsuits and responding to complaints relating to its product.

Why?

The problem is that the people who were fitted with a Depuy hip replacement device when the product was not considered to be dangerous are now suffering from the consequences. These victims are having to deal with painful hip revision surgery and cover the costs of this surgery too.

For this reason, Depuy is still receiving complaints about its recalled hip replacement product. The attorneys who work for Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C. have what it takes to lead these victims through hip replacement lawsuits, which is why you need to contact us directly if you have a hip replacement lawsuit to file.

In addition, read the attached article entitled, Need a Hip Replacement Attorney?, today. This article highlights the most important reasons for working with our lawyers on your Depuy hip replacement lawsuit and we hope that it encourages you to share your experiences with us in the near future.

Depuy hip replacement history
By the time the Depuy Orthopedics had completely phased out the use of its hip replacement product worldwide by the end of 2010, roughly 250,000 people in the US alone had been implanted with the product.

Statistics reveal that roughly 1 in 8 patients who have received the Depuy hip replacement will require hip revision surgery at some point. In particular, a lot of the research into Depuy hip replacement lawsuits reveals that patients at the highest risk are those with small statures (such as women) or weak bones.

What are the Depuy hip replacement defects?
It appears that the Depuy hip replacement flaw can be found in the design, that the shape of the device is what is causing the problems.

The New York Times has also associated the Depuy hip replacement failure to the use of metal on metal in the implant’s make-up. It is believed that the metal on metal design creates large amounts of metal debris during normal wear and tear and that this debris is what results in the replacement hip failure.

What is absolutely certain is that your replacement hip failure lawsuit cannot be in better hands than under the care and guidance of Depuy hip replacement attorneys who work for Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C.

We remain up-to-date on all matters relating to Depuy hip replacement lawsuits so that we can use this knowledge to build the strongest case possible for all our clients. Therefore, we hope to be hearing from you in the near future about the possibility of managing your hip replacement failure lawsuit, whatever your circumstances.

What should you know about replacement hip failure lawsuits?
The majority of Depuy hip replacement failure lawsuits relate to negligence at the design level and then the subsequent promotion of that defective product without due care to the possible consequences of such promotion.

The Depuy hip replacement product was approved by the FDA, but research published by the New York Times reveals that the product when through a clearance procedure in 2005 that did not require it to go through specific clinical trials.

Therefore, if you or a loved one has received a Depuy hip replacement implant and you or your loved now require additional corrective surgery, you need to begin thinking about filing a lawsuit against the manufacturers with the help of the lawyers at Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C.

Indeed, perhaps you don´t need to undergo corrective surgery, but your health may have been compromised in other ways and you may still be eligible for compensation for other reasons. The best way of knowing what kind of options are available to you is to contact the attorneys at Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C. directly.

So, don´t forget to read the attached article highlighting the skills and experience of the hip replacement attorneys who work for Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C. today. The contents of this article will, without a doubt, help you to recognize that we are the only hip replacement attorneys ready and able to help you with your lawsuit, whatever the circumstances.

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.

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