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Numerous patients who received DePuy Pinnacle hip replacements have reported a serious problems, including severe hip pain and hip implant failure.
If you or a loved one were implanted with a metal-on-metal DePuy Pinnacle hip device and are experiencing problems, you may be entitled to financial restitution for medical bills, any missed time from work, and pain and suffering. Fill out the free case review form on the right side of your screen and Emily will evaluate your DePuy Pinnacle claim for free. This consultation is completely confidential and 100 percent free.
DePuy Pinnacle Defects
A myriad of patient complaints have been filed with DePuy regarding the metal-on-metal Pinnacle Acetabular Cup System. Here is just a sampling of the problems associated with these hip devices:
Like the DePuy ASR hip replacements featured in the 2010 DePuy hip implant recall, the DePuy Pinnacle device can be used with metal-on-metal components.
Reportedly, metal-on-metal hip devices can wear down releasing microscopic particles into your body. Some patients experiencing DePuy Pinnacle problems have reported severe inflammatory reactions, or even metal poisoning. This is due to high levels of cobalt and chromium in your blood stream.
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Elevated levels of chromium and cobalt have been linked to the metal debris released by the metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip replacements. Metal poisoning symptoms in the patients have been linked with other serious problems, like being unable to walk, severe pain and/or swelling.
DePuy Pinnacle Personal Injury Lawsuit
Patients experiencing DePuy Pinnacle issues like swelling, aching, the inability to walk, etc. may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit seeking restitution for medical bills, pain and suffering and other financial and non-financial damages stemming from the problematic hip implant device. To determine if you are eligible for a DePuy Pinnacle lawsuit, you need to speak with an experienced DePuy injury lawyer. Emily Brannon is here to help. She has extensive experience handling DePuy lawsuits and claim. Fill out the contact form on this page so you can schedule a time to meet with Emily and discuss your potential case.
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