Exactech Medical Device Lawsuit
Patients rely on joint replacements to relieve pain and increase mobility. A Class 2 recall of Exactech hip, knee, and ankle devices indicates a serious problem. If you have one of the recalled devices, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact a local injury attorney for help with your claim.
What Is Exactech?
Exactech is a medical technology company that develops, produces, and markets orthopedic implant devices, surgical instrumentation, and biologic materials. The company was founded in 1985, and is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida.
Exactech’s products are used in joint replacement surgeries, including knee, hip, shoulder, and ankle replacement procedures. The company’s products are designed to improve patient outcomes by reducing pain, restoring mobility, and enhancing the longevity of joint replacements. But, the longevity and safety of several Exactech products. Over 145,000 patients have recalled Exactech products.
Recalled Exactech Products
A Class 2 recall was issued for certain hip, knee, and ankle replacements made by Exactech. The company reports a problem with the packaging caused the deterioration of the implants before they were installed. Patients with recalled devices should consult with their doctor.
What Is A Class 2 Recall?
A Class 2 recall is a type of product recall designated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for medical devices that may cause temporary or reversible health problems or where the probability of serious health problems is remote. It is the second-highest level of recall, indicating a situation in which the use of, or exposure to, the recalled product may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences.
Should I File A Claim?
If you have a recalled Exactech device, or had to have a recalled device replaced, you could be eligible for compensation. There is a limited amount of time to file a claim. For the best results, contact an experienced local attorney to help you with your product liability claim.
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