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DePuy Pinnacle Problems

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has yet to issue a recall on the DePuy Pinnacle, however in 2010, there was a recall issued on the DePuy ASR hip replacement system, which means patients suffering from problems associated with the DePuy Pinnacle may be able to file a claim.

Since DePuy Orthopedics, a Johnson & Johnson Company, first launched the device in 2001, there have been over 1,300 adverse events which have occurred in regard to the Pinnacle hip implant failing. Research has indicated that the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant consists of a metal-on-metal system which can lead to serious problems as a result of metallic ions releasing into the body over time.

If you or a member of your family has been implanted the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant and is experiencing problems, the victim may be entitled to compensation for their losses and damages as a result of this defective product.

For more information, complete the Free Case Evaluation or call 800-374-8422 today. Here an experienced hip implant attorney will personally evaluate your specific case, at no cost, and determine if you are eligible to file a DePuy Pinnacle claim.

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Complaints

According to Johnson & Johnson, there is no design defect in regard to the Pinnacle hip replacement; while there are dozens of injury complaints filed each day in regard to its metal-on-metal acetabular cup system. Problems associated by the metal-on-metal implant are caused by the metal rubbing against each other, and over time, releasing metallic ions into the surrounding tissues. This not only increases the patient’s metallic levels, but may also inflict a great amount of damage to the surrounding bone and tissues.

The following includes potential problems associated with DePuy Pinnacle hip implants:

  • Decreased mobility
  • Hip implant failure
  • Hip pain
  • Hip replacement revision surgery required
  • Loosening of the hip implant
  • Metallosis
  • Problems in standing and walking
  • Swelling near the joint

These reported problems would provoke the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to warn patients of the risks of metal-on-metal hips in February 2013, yet there has been no recall issued on these devices.

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