Federal judges ruled on motions to dismiss five plaintiffs’ Smith & Nephew hip lawsuits. Recipients alleging manufacturing defects did better than others…. Read more
Smith and Nephew Hip Lawsuit
In June 2012, the British company Smith & Nephew voluntarily withdrew from the market the cup component of its R3 Acetabular System hip replacement implant.
This recall followed the company’s analysis of clinical results showing “a higher than normal level of patient problems with the device.”
If you’ve suffered harm from a Smith & Nephew hip device, then you might have a case against the manufacturer.
You’ll need to make a claim, though, and your time to do so is limited. Call us now and speak to one of our lawyers, at no cost or risk. We can determine promptly whether you have grounds for a lawsuit.
If your implanted hip device caused you including infections, fractures, dislocations, or other problems, you might be entitled to compensation for your injuries, including out-of-pocket costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Don’t expect Smith & Nephew to volunteer to write you a check, though. You’ll need to demand to be made whole.
Recipients of a Smith and Nephew hip replacement might want to know what the symptoms of a failing artificial hip are. This is important both for health and for determining one’s eligibility for filing a hip replacement lawsuit against the manufacturer.
You might have heard that the British medical device company Smith and Nephew recalled a component for one of its hip replacements in June 2012, and if you received a Smith and Nephew hip device, you’ll certainly want to know if your hip is affected.
Because many recipients of the Smith and Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System suffered injuries that might have resulted from the device itself or the Reflections 3 (R3) Metal Liner, they might want to know how much compensation they can expect.
The former physician for the San Diego Chargers dismissed his own case against Smith & Nephew to offset damages from a hip replacement malpractice settlement…. Read more
Within one week in December 2013, three different federal courts ruled on motions to dismiss Smith & Nephew hip recipients’ lawsuits with varying results…. Read more