Hip implant replacement lawsuit attorneys in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia

If you or a loved one was harmed by a hip replacement device, you may be eligible to receive compensation by filing a hip replacement claim.  For thousands of people across the United States, faulty hip devices caused more problems than they were supposed to solve.  Our attorneys are currently investigating legal claims involving DuPuy hip products, Stryker hip devices, Zimmer hip implants, Smith & Nephew hip replacements, Wright Medical Technology’s hip products, and Biomet hip devices.

For many patients, their hip implants failed within a couple years after surgery and needed revision surgery.  Repeat surgeries, which should not be necessary, can be dangerous.  According to a 2003 study in The Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, the mortality rate for patients having hip replacement surgery for the first time is 1 percent, while the rate for revision surgeries is vastly greater at 2.5 percent.

If you or a loved one needed revision surgery after a hip replacement:

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The law requires that large medical device corporations provide products that are safe and are obligated to warn the public of potential risks.  The experienced lawyers with The Cochran Firm DC stand ready to defend the legal rights of patients in Washington, DC, Baltimore, Maryland, and Virginia who have been harmed by faulty hip replacement devices.

What Are My Next Steps?

  • Talk to an experienced hip replacement attorney as soon as possible.  An experienced medical device lawyer can explain your legal rights to you and formulate a plan of action.
  • Before signing any paperwork provided by your medical care provider or an insurance company, discuss your situation with an experienced lawyer.  A medical device company or insurance company may be attempting to nullify your right to seek damages from them due to a dangerous hip replacement product.
  • Do not delay.  Strict time limits apply to your hip replacement claim.  If you do not file your claim within that time limit, you will not be able to pursue a claim.
  • See your medical care provider.  If you think that your hip replacement product has been the subject of a recall, talk to your medical care provider to determine whether you are at risk for developing complications.

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