Compensation Claims for Rejuvenate Hip Implants take a Step Forward

Compensation claims for Rejuvenate hip implants have taken a step forward with the announcement that twenty cases sent for mediation have been resolved. Stryker´s Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implants were recalled in 2012 after it was found that cobalt and chromium was leaching from the implants and causing inflammation, tissue wear and the failure … Read more

DePuy to Cease Production of Pinnacle Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Systems

DePuy Orthopedics Inc has announced it will cease production and sales of its Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip replacement systems by August this year. The announcement to cease the production and sale of Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip replacement systems coincides with the start of the Multi District Litigation being heard in Ohio (DePuy Orthopedics, Inc. ASR Hip Implant … Read more

Large number of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Recall Compensation Claims Likely

An increase in the number of metal on metal hip implant compensation claims is likely following revelations that medical regulators are revising their advice for patients who have received metal on metal hip replacement systems in the UK. Advisors to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) want to extend the advice already provided … Read more

FDA Issues Advice for Patients with MoM Hip Replacement Devices

The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new advice for patients with metal on metal (MoM) hip replacement devices due to an increased number of illnesses being reported attributable to metal particles from the MoM hip replacement devices entering the blood stream. In a number of cases it has been reported that microscopic … Read more