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5 Hip Replacement Recalls Patients Should Know About

Metal-on-metal hip replacement designs have promised increased mobility, but reports of complications and injuries have led to hip replacement recalls and lawsuits that allege the medical devices are […]

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Study Depicts Potential Danger in Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Hip implants can do wonders for people who have been experiencing severe joint pain and an inability to comfortably walk. However, metal-on-metal implants can pose a serious health […]

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European Commission Notes Metal-On-Metal Hip Risks

In a fact sheet released by the European Commission’s (EC) Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR), the agency reported its standings on the potential health […]

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Hip Replacement Surgery On Rise for Middle-Aged Americans

According to a study examining hip replacement surgeries between 2002 and 2011, more middle-aged Americans are undergoing hip replacement surgery after suffering damage caused by severe arthritis. Results […]

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Biomet Hip Implant Lawsuits Continue as First Round of Settlements Near Conclusion

As settlements involving Biomet – purchased by Zimmer Holdings Inc. in 2014 – are in the process of being finalized, plaintiffs throughout the U.S. continue to bring hip […]

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Wright Conserve Hip Implant Trials Set for March 2015

According to Court documents, the judge overseeing all federally-filed Wright Conserve hip replacement lawsuits has scheduled pretrial motions as well as other proceedings leading up to the first […]

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Pain After Hip Replacement? It Might Be Osteolysis

Pain after hip replacement problems are a growing concern among physicians as younger patients are undergoing hip replacement surgeries. A cause of pain after hip replacement can be […]

Group Wants Hip Warranties

Hip replacements have been the subject of many news stories as more and more of them are being recalled due to early failure problems, metal poisoning or other problems. […]

Study: Metal Hips Can Cause Metallosis

A study published Nov. 5, 2014, in the journal Environmental Health on the possible damaging effects of all-metal hip replacements found a strong association between the concentration of […]

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How Do You Know if You Have a Recalled Hip Replacement?

Hip replacement devices are intended to help improve mobility, reduce pain and swelling, and improve the overall quality of the recipient’s life. While many have praised the technology […]

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Smith & Nephew Lawsuit Results in $11 Million Settlement

Smith & Nephew, a London-based medical device maker, has agreed to an $11.3 million settlement to resolve claims accusing the manufacturer of selling orthopedic devices to the U.S. […]

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Contact Smith and Nephew Hip Replacement Attorneys As Soon As Possible

Smith and Nephew Hip Replacement Attorneys   The Smith and Nephew R3 Acetabular System hip implant has complicated the lives thousands of individuals. Many patients were unaware that […]

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Potential Effects of Metal on Metal Hip Replacements

Hip replacement surgery is very common in the United States. Up to 285,000 hip replacements are done each year. Usually, these surgeries are completely successful, returning patients to […]