Did You Have Your DePuy ASR Hip or your DePuy Pinnacle Ultamet/or Metal Liner Hip Replacement Implanted at the University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham or surrounding area?
IF YOU DID, YOU COULD BE ENTITLED TO A SHARE OF THE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS THAT HAVE BEEN SET ASIDE BY PHARMA GIANT JOHNSON AND JOHNSON TO COMPENSATE THOSE INJURED BY THESE DEVICES.
A growing number of those who have been implanted with the now recalled DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Artificial Hip Replacement System (DePuy ASR) are experiencing early failure of the device in the first several years due to a systematic defect in the functioning of the metal-on-metal hip mechanism. In addition, similar breakdowns are now found to be occurring in another of DePuy’s metal-on-metal hip replacement models of which over 150,000 were implanted worldwide since 2002–the DePuy Pinnacle Ultamet/or Metal Liner. Many believe the Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip devices may shortly be the subject of its own massive recall. If you have had one of these DePuy hip implants, even if you are presently experiencing no problems, you are advised to immediately consult with an experienced hip recall attorney so that you can learn what compensation and legal rights you have in the ongoing DePuy ASR and DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits.
STEPS TO TAKE IF the University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham PERFORMED YOUR IMPLANT SURGERY:
1. Contact University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham or your orthopedic surgeon’s office right away to request that they send you a full copy of your medical records, including your “operational report”, to determine if your hip implant was the one of the recalled DePuy ASR XL Acetabular, or the problematic DePuy Pinnacle Ultamet/or Metal Liner.
2. If you have a recalled DePuy hip, make an appointment with a different orthopedic surgeon to receive a full diagnostic evaluation of your hip implant.
3. DO NOT talk to, or sign any waivers or other documents if you are approached by any representative of DePuy, or Johnson & Johnson, or one of its insurance agents. Anything you sign or say to them may hurt your legal case and will likely be used as evidence against you in court to attempt to limit your financial recovery.
4. Contact an experienced hip implant recall attorney immediately for a free evaluation of your case and to learn about your legal rights to compensation.
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Author: Reed Hall