(PRWEB) August 07, 2013
The US Drug Watchdog says, "We want to encourage every recipient of a DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implant to call us about a easy to get blood test, that has been designed to measure for elevated cobalt, and chromium levels in a metal on metal hip implant recipient's blood stream. Why is this blood test important? According to court records there are at least 130,000 DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant recipients in the United States, national litigation that has begun over the issue of premature failures with this specific hip implant device, the court has determined elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium are an indicator for a premature all metal hip implant failure. The problem-according to court records only a fraction of the 130,000 DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients have been identified by the court with premature failures." The US Drug Watchdog does not want to leave one DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant recipient behind with extremely expensive medical bills, or other costs, so they doing everything possible to get the word out about this blood test, for individuals who have this specific type of all metal hip implant. For more information about the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant, and a blood test that has been designed to measure cobalt, and chromium levels in a recipient's blood please call the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466.
Urgent Note from the US Drug Watchdog about the recalled DePuy ASR all metal hip implant: "The statute of limitations on the recalled DePuy ASR all metal hip implant has not yet run out in Arkansas, Washington D.C., Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. If you are a recipient of a recalled DePuy ASR, and you have not yet been identified by the court please call us as immediately at 866-714-6466, if the procedure was done in one of these states, so we can do everything possible to get you properly identified to the court handling this litigation." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com
The US Drug Watchdog is the premier medical device, and pharmaceutical watchdog in the United States. The group says, “We want to make certain all DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients get a blood test to determine if their hip implant has failed. In the event the blood test indicates elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium we will get the recipient to national caliber law firms that have a superior record in representing their clients in these types of national lawsuits, that involve potentially significant financial compensation." For more information about the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant, and a critical blood test to measure cobalt, and chromium levels please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com
For more information about the recalled DePuy ASR, or DePuy Pinnacle, please review the The New York Times article dated May 16th 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/17/business/jj-is-phasing-out-metal-replacement-hips.html
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244
DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL # 2197