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ASR Hip Recall – What You Don’t Know Can Cripple You

Hip replacement implants manufactured by DePuy Orthopedic are being recalled. The Los Angeles personal injury attorneys and California product liability lawyers of Nagelberg Bernard Law Group have compiled the following information on what steps to take if you are affected by the ASR Hip Recall.

1. Find out if you have a recalled ASR Hip Implant
Contact your doctor or the hospital that performed the hip implant surgery on you to determine if your hip replacement implant is involved the ASR hip recall.

2. Which Defective Hip Implant Devices Are Being Recalled?
The hip recall involves all of the devices used in DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.’s ASR™ XL Acetabular System and DePuy ASR™ Hip Resurfacing Platform.

3. What are the Symptoms of Hip Implant Failure?
Defective hip implants can cause crippling pain and impair the quality of life for those affected by the hip implant recall. Hip implant failure can cause broken bones, hip joint dislocation, inflammation, infection, and extreme discomfort.

4. How Many People Are Affected by the Hip Implant Recall?
An independent medical research team has discovered that 1 out of every 8 hip replacement patients will require a painful second hip implant operation, called a revision surgery. Out of the 93,000 people that have had a hip replacement surgery with an ASR Hip Implant, up to 12,000 people may now require the hip replacement implant revision surgery.

5. How Can a Personal Injury Lawyer or Product Liability Attorney Help Me?
The qualified and experienced hip recall personal injury attorneys and defective hip implant product liability lawyers at Nagelberg Bernard Law Group will ensure that your rights are protected, that you receive the best medical care possible, and you are justly compensated for any loss of income and pain and suffering that you endure.

6. Should I speak with a DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. representative?

Never speak to any DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. or Johnson & Johnson representatives or sign any documents. Anything you say or any documents that you sign may endanger your personal injury claim and be used against you as evidence in court.

Nagelberg Bernard Law Group is conducting a thorough independent investigation into medical product negligence claims. DePuy Orthopaedics’ ASR System hip implant devices may have violated health safety standards and put patients at risk for further medical complications. Hip replacement surgery is an intensive medical treatment that can require 2-4 days of hospitalization and months of physical therapy rehabilitation.

Our expert Personal Injury Attorneys plan to file lawsuits on behalf of hip replacement recall victims Nationwide. The team of aggressive and experienced defective product lawyers at Nagelberg Bernard Law Group is actively reaching out to hip recall victims that underwent surgery with defective hip replacement devices.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of a defective hip replacement device, contact the attorneys at Nagelberg Bernard Law Group to determine if you have a hip replacement recall claim.

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