DePuy Hip Implant Problems
DePuy makes hip implants. But, their metal-on-metal implants had a high failure rate. Despite knowing this, the company continued to sell them while slowly phasing them out. The DePuy hip implant made people’s lives worse. In the end, the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular metal-on-metal hip replacement was recalled.
DePuy Hip Implant Failure Rate
Approximately 1 out of every 8 patients had a DePuy hip implant fail within 5 years. This is well below the expected 15-year life of the hip implant. But, the information shows DePuy hips leave behind dangerous fragments, causing further damage. These fragments can be deadly and go undetected for years.
DePuy knew the hip implants were dangerous. They claimed declining sales were the reason behind the phase-out. But they didn’t tell people about the complications linked to their product. Why did they do this? Because profit was more important to the company than public health.
DePuy Hip Implant Health Complications
Even removing a defective DePuy hip implant caused health complications. The implant might have fragments that go undetected. These fragments cause serious health problems and even death.
Experienced Defective Hip Implant Lawyer
The lawyers and Haggerty & Silverman have been helping people since 1994 and we can help you too. If you have complications from a defective hip implant, contact us today for free advice. A member of our legal team will listen to your situation and answer any questions you have. Our lawyers can provide guidance on the best way to proceed in your situation.
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