Stryker Hip Implant Recall Lawyers

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Stryker Hip Implant Recall Lawyers

Hip replacement surgeries are procedures to remove all or part of the hip joint eroded, injured, or deterred. The hip joint is replaced with an artificial hip. Unfortunately for the individual undergoing the surgery, the hip implant can be defective. One type of hip implant considered defective is the Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant.

What Is Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implant Replacement?

The hip implant device was marketed as different from any other hip replacement device. It is not a metal-on-metal device. Instead, it has a ceramic part meant to be used as an alternative to the traditional metal parts. Marketed to younger patients needing a hip replacement, it was supposed to last longer and offer better range-of-motion.

Is a Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implant Consider Defective?

Yes, the implant device is considered a defective product. Many people with the implant device reported developing metallosis following the insertion of the implant. Metallosis occurs when someone has a tissue reaction to heavy metals in their body. It can cause:

When Was the Implant Device Recalled?

The Stryker implant was recalled in 2012. It was a voluntary recall. This means that Stryker, the maker of the implant, decided to take it off the market instead of being ordered to do so by a federal agency such as the FDA.

Can I Sue Stryker If I Was Injured by Their Implant?

Yes, you may be able to sue Stryker for manufacturing a defective product if you were injured by that product. A defective product is one that causes injury to someone because of a design defect, a warning defect, or defective manufacturing. The hip implant device has a design defect that may have caused an injury to the individual wanting to sue.

How Do I Know If I Can File a Lawsuit?

Having a defective implant inserted into your body is a horrific experience with long-lasting consequences, and it is understandable if you want to sue someone in order to receive compensation for your ordeal. Contact a defective products lawyer about whether you have a lawsuit. The lawyer can explain your rights or help you determine if you can become part of a class action lawsuit.

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Last Modified: 11-25-2015 07:24 PM PST

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