At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, we know that, for many individuals, a hip replacement procedure may be necessary in order to return mobility and self-sufficiency to their lives. Unfortunately, there are situations in which a hip replacement procedure may actually worsen an individual’s condition, rather than improving it. This is particularly true of individuals who underwent a hip replacement with the DePuy hip implant, which has since been recalled as a result of design defects that can pose significant threats to an individual’s health.
The DePuy hip recall was based on a range of different issues associated with the product, including the fact that it had a much higher failure rate than other hip replacements, as well as other potential health effects. Therefore, patients who have suffered injuries or illness as a result of DePuy replacements may be able to seek compensation for their damages.
The DePuy hip recall was ordered after a range of different problems associated with the device were discovered. Some of the most important of these issues include:
Sadly, many individuals find themselves struggling with these and other issues after getting a DePuy hip replacement. Fortunately, however, they do not have to go through this struggle alone, as victims enlist the support of a skilled attorney, who can help them take action against the maker of this defective medical product.
If you have been the victim of injuries or an illness resulting from the DePuy hip replacement, you are likely feeling frustrated and angry. Our lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® know this and, as such, do our utmost to help people in this situation get the justice and compensation they are seeking. Call us at (414) 271-0900 to discuss your particular situation and find out how we may be able to help you.