New York attorney Scott Harford of Lynch Daskal Emery talks about how hip replacement devices may be causing metal poisoning in your body.
When a patient has a hip replacement device installed, it is to help move the body in a natural way. The device forms a ball and cup action with the femoral head and stem. A manufacturer of one such product, DePuy Orthopedics, has actually been the subject of several studies involving a higher than expected failure rate of their hip replacement device. They had to warn surgeons of this possibility and the product has actually been banned in Australia in 2009. The company did a voluntary recall of their product in 2010 in the United States due to the extreme failure and the associated health risks, such as corrosion of the device inside the human body leading to metal poisoning. Watch the video to learn more. For more information about defective products and my firm, visit our educational website at ldellp.com, where we explain how we give each of our clients a four point pledge of good customer service. If you have legal questions, I want you to call me at (800) 585-1190. I welcome your call.