Metal-on-metal hip implants, such as Wright’s PROFEMUR implant, have been linked to several health concerns that may require intensive medical care for those affected. These implants have been cited as the cause of metallosis, a dangerous condition arising from excessive amounts of metal in the body, and hip implant failure. As a result, patients have been left with severe health problems and, often, a need for expensive medical care.
If you or someone you love has suffered because of a defective hip implant, we may be able to assist with the process of filing a personal injury claim for medical costs involved. To learn more about these claims and how an attorney may be able to help, contact the Milwaukee product liability attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874.
The consequences of a defective hip implant can prove severe for many patients, depending on these implants. In the case of metal-on-metal hip implants, these defects have been shown to cause the following problems:
These health concerns may require quick medical treatment, as well as the eventual replacement of an implant no longer working. However, this medical care can prove too expensive for many patients to manage, especially if the implant failure occurs only a few years after the initial implant procedure.
A defective hip implant can leave your household with substantial medical bills, out-of-pocket expenses, and a gap in income due to lost wages. To discuss how we may be able to help you fight for these financial losses in a compensation lawsuit, contact a Milwaukee product liability lawyer of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today by calling 800-242-2874.