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Johnson and Johnson Hip Recall

Hip replacement surgery is very common in the US. Most people who go in for surgery are unlikely to ask what make of hip is going to be implanted or even if there are chances that the hip could fail within just a few years.

They place their trust and faith in their doctors and surgeons, who likewise may have placed their faith in the product they were installing in the patient.

That is why the Johnson and Johnson hip recall comes as such a shock to many patients. Johnson and Johnson’s DePuy replacement hips, the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular system and the DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing system, were recalled in August 2010.

However, one of the most devastating aspects of the Johnson & Johnson hip recall is that Johnson & Johnson knew about the serious side effects of the products for many years before they were recalled. In fact, the Johnson & Johnson replacement hip products were voluntarily recalled in Australia in 2009 after Australian Medical Device Registry data discovered a high rate of failure in the products. However the recall was attributed to lack of sales in Australia by Johnson & Johnson.

This is despite the manufacturer having advised doctors in 2006 that the ASR replacement hips may fail in patients of small stature, such as women or people with weak bones.

Johnson & Johnson must be held accountable for what it did and that is why the hip recall attorneys at Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C. are helping victims of the Johnson & Johnson hip recall file lawsuits against the manufacturer. We are able to help with whatever claim you may have against Johnson & Johnson or against a surgeon or doctor who failed to inform you of the risks.

Our attorneys are fully trained and very experienced in medical liability law. We know the history of the Johnson & Johnson hip recall and can keep you informed of the latest legal developments.

So just what are some of the side effects you might have experienced from one of the DePuy replacement hips? Here are just some of the side effects:

  • Hip pain
  • Thigh or groin pain
  • Pain when walking
  • Pain when standing up
  • Pain bearing weight
  • Swelling

If you have been injured in any way from a replacement hip surgery then you need to claim compensation for that injury against Johnson & Johnson.

The hip recall attorneys at Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C. can go through your Johnson & Johnson hip recall case carefully to see if they believe you have a claim that merits filing. If we do believe that to be the case and we will be able to represent you all the way through the court system, no matter which US state you are located.

Why should you file a hip recall lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson?

If you have had surgery to replace a hip, only to find out that the surgery has made you worse than you were before then you need to get in contact with a hip recall lawyer.

The side effects related to the DePuy products can be very dangerous and unbearable to live with and might even require a second surgery to replace the hip. If this has happened to you then you have every right to file a Johnson & Johnson hip recall lawsuit in order to claim compensation for your injuries, for the expenses you have incurred, and any pain and suffering you have experienced as just a few examples.

Talk to the hip recall attorneys at Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C. for more information about making a claim against Johnson & Johnson. We will be able to inform you of what types of compensation you might be eligible for. Our hip recall attorneys always thoroughly assess clients’ claims before taking a case on. Call Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C. now at (816) 842-1515 to book in a free consultation with one of our team.

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