US Drug Watchdog Now Calls Its Failed Metal on Metal Hip Implant Victims Compensation Initiative Its Largest Defective Medical Device Campaign Ever

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The US Drug Watchdog is calling its defective or failed metal-on-metal hip implant initiative its largest medical device victims initiative ever, and the group is convinced there are hundreds of thousands of US citizens who are recipients of a metal-on-metal hip implant that has failed or will fail. Symptoms of a metal-on-metal hip implant failure include pain in the area of the hip implant, loss of flexibility, swelling in the area of the metal-on metal hip implant or loss of mobility. According to the New York Times on December 27th 2011, "The so-called metal-on-metal hips, in which a device's ball and joint are made of metal, are failing at high rates within a few years instead of lasting 15 years or more, as artificial joints normally do. The wear of metal parts against each other is generating debris that is damaging tissue and, in some cases, crippling patients." The US Drug Watchdog wants to hear from any metal-on metal hip implant recipient if their hip implant has already failed, or if the hip implant recipient is suffering the symptoms of a metal-on metal hip implant failure. Victims are encouraged to contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466, or they can contact the group via the web site at http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

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the US Drug Watchdog intends to create a seamless pathway, where a US metal-on-metal hip implant victim can get to the best possible personal injury attorneys; with the goal being compensation

The US Drug Watchdog is in the process of dramatically redesigning its web site in order to be the best branded advocate for any victim of a failed metal-on metal hip implant device that was installed anytime in the US after 2004. The group expects there will be hundreds of thousands of metal-on-metal hip implant failure victims, and the US Drug Watchdog intends to create a seamless pathway where a US metal-on-metal hip implant victim can get to the best possible personal injury attorneys; with the goal being compensation for what victims are going through or what they might have to go through. According to the New York Times, "Until a recent sharp decline, all-metal implants accounted for nearly one-third of the estimated 250,000 hip replacements performed each year in the United States. Some 500,000 patients have received an all-metal replacement hip, according to one estimate. A new study found that no new artificial hip or knee introduced during a recent five-year period - implants that included some of the all-metal hips - were more durable than older devices, and 30 percent were worse." The US Drug Watchdog wants to hear from any US hip implant recipient, who received a metal, or metal hip implant device after 2004, and whose metal-on-metal hip implant device has either already failed, or the recipient is experiencing symptoms of a hip implant failure that include swelling or pain in the region of the metal-on-metal hip implant and/or loss of mobility. For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via their web site at http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

The US Drug Watchdog says, "One of the biggest problems we have with respect to our failed medical device or recalled drug initiative work is the average US consumer never hears about a drug recall or failures involving medical devices like metal-on-metal hip implants. If you have a friend, or loved one who is a recipient of a metal-on metal hip implant that has already failed or is showing symptoms of a failure, such as swelling, pain in the region of the hip, loss of flexibility or loss of mobility, please have them call us at 866-714-6466. We want to make certain these metal-on-metal hip implant victims get to the best possible attorneys, to insure they get the best possible compensation for their ordeal." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

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