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Hip Implant Cobalt Poisoning Lawsuits | DePuY ASR Cobaltism Claims

Hip Implant Cobalt Poisoning Lawsuits | DePuY ASR Cobaltism Claims Cobalt Toxicity (also referred to as Cobaltism)  is growing concern amongst patients who have undergone hip replacement implants procedures. Increased levels of Cobalt in an individual’s blood stream can result in devastating medical complications including
  • Paralysis
  • Reduction in cognitive abilities
  • Auto Immune Disorders
  • Loss of memory – brain damage
  • heart arrhythmia
  • General Chronic Fatigue
  • hypothyroidism
  • Vision disorders and dementia
  • Tremors
  • Abnormal Lymphocyte Function
Metal on Metal Hip Implants may be making you Sick: According to a recent study, Cobalt toxicity — an emerging clinical problem in patients with metal-on-metal hip prostheses DePuy ASR XL Acetabular hip System prosthesis Metal on Metal hip implants have resulted in at least two cases of Cobalt toxicity. Medical device manufacturers switched to the use of Artificial  Metal on Metal Hip Implants because of increased evidence of wear and tear in conventional non Metal on Metal Hip Implants containing plastic polymers.  However, recent evidence have shown an increased rate of defects present in (M0M) devices, a recent study showed a 300% increase in the rate of defect associated with metal on metal hip implants in comparison to tradition hip implants. Compensation for you injuries: If you have suffered any injuries resulting from the implantation of a defective medical device you may be entitled to compensation for all your losses. A monetary calculation of your claim is based on several factors including
  • All medical costs associated with the defective hip implant
  • Cost of rehabilitation, corrective surgery, removal and re-implantation medical device
  • Lost wages and loss of income
  • Pain and suffering including mental trauma and post traumatic stress
  • Punitive Damage – where possible

If you have undergone a hip implant procedure and have suffered extensive injuries contact our Defective Medical Implant Law Firm. (855)385-2529

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