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When we hear about metal-on-metal hip replacement lawsuits, it’s usually a given that the plaintiff is a patient who’s been injured by one of these dangerous medical devices, which are known to cause a horrific array of adverse effects, including metal blood poisoning, tissue death, and other serious complications related to the failure of the […]

The FDA has issued a Class 1 recall of the MicroPort Profemur modular neck device, part of a metal hip replacement system. The device (the Long Cobalt Chrome 8 Degree Varus/Valgus Modular Neck, Part 1254) is being recalled because: “MicroPort Orthopedics Inc. has received reports of an unexpected rate of fractures after surgery related to […]

A short update to let our readers know it’s been announced that plaintiff Robyn Christiansen’s bellwether Wright Conserve hip replacement trial will begin November 9th, 2015. Christiansen had the metal-on-metal Wright Conserve Hip Implant System implanted in 2006, but she had to have revision surgery to remove and replace it in 2012. The trial is […]