(PRWEB) May 25, 2012
The US Drug Watchdog says, "We want to hear from every recipient of a metal-on-metal DePuy Pinnacle hip implant, out of fear their device has started to fail, or victims may not know the warning signs of a failure. Symptoms of a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant failure include pain, problems walking, swelling of the hip, lack of flexibility, or elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the recipients blood." According to the New York Times, "Some 500,000 patients have received an all-metal replacement hip, according to one estimate." The US Drug Watchdog says, "We urgently need family members, or loved ones of any hip implant recipient, that was surgically installed between 2005, and 2010 to ask the family member, or friend, if it was a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant. We could easily have tens of thousands of US DePuy Pinnacle hip implant victims, living each day in pain, with a failed hip implant. Nothing is more important to us than trying to get all DePuy Pinnacle hip implant victims identified, to the best possible national caliber attorneys, and we will help with the process." For more information about the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recall please call the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at http://USDrugWatchdog.com.
The US Drug Watchdog is the premier medical device, and pharmaceutical watchdog, and advocate in the United States. The group says, "We want to make certain all metal-on-metal DePuy Pinnacle hip implant victims get to the actual trial law firms, or attorneys, that have the best record in achieving superior results for their clients, in these types of medical device lawsuits. Because compensation is vital, we think having the best, or most capable national caliber personal injury law firm is always the best choice." For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at http://USDrugWatchdog.com.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244