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Hip Implant Litigation FAQ


Many plaintiffs are suing because of defective hip implants. If you or a loved one have suffered because of a defective implant, then here are some questions that you’ll want to consider.


Why Are People Suing Hip Implant Manufacturers?


Plaintiffs have sued hip implant manufacturers like DePuy Orthopaedics (also known as DePuy Synthes), Smith & Nephew, Stryker, and Zimmer Biomet. Allegations against these manufacturers include:


  • Certain hip implants cause damage to surrounding bones

  • Debris from the hip implant accumulates in surrounding joints

  • Hip replacement liners prematurely wear down, resulting in bodily damage sooner than patients expected

  • Certain implants are completely faulty


You may have another reason for suing a hip implant manufacturer. Each plaintiff has a unique story, and an attorney can help you articulate yours.


What Kinds of Losses Are Plaintiffs Reporting?


Plaintiffs suing hip implant manufacturers have reported a variety of losses, including:


  • Pain and suffering: Hip replacement surgery can be extremely painful. When a hip implant proves to be faulty in some way, then a patient may have to undergo additional medical procedures to account for the faulty implant. The stress and anguish caused by multiple unnecessary medical procedures can be immense.

  • Medical costs: Hip replacement surgery, and procedures to replace a faulty implant, can be very expensive. You should not have to pay for either a faulty implant or procedures required because of a faulty implant.

  • Wrongful deathStudies have found that hip ailments can increase one's risk of death. If your loved one passed away after receiving a faulty hip implant, then we may pursue justice for their wrongful death. Funeral expenses and other damages, pain and suffering, and other losses may entitle you to financial recovery.


Plaintiffs may experience additional damages. Each case is unique, and an attorney will review yours. They will identify all damages that have resulted from your faulty hip implant. 


Am I Eligible to Sue for a Defective Hip Implant?


You may be eligible to sue a hip implant manufacturer if you’re suffering from their negligence. Whether you have suffered from the faulty implant or your loved one received the faulty implant, you may be able to initiate legal action. 


Should I Hire an Attorney to Lead My Hip Implant Litigation?


You may want to hire an attorney to handle hip implant litigation. These cases can be complex, as they may involve medical concepts and technical language. An attorney will handle every aspect of your claim, including:


  • Collection of evidence

  • Hiring of experts

  • Filing of your lawsuit and claim-related paperwork

  • Settlement negotiations

  • Any necessary trial


Your attorney will accept no settlement that is less than you deserve. You should get coverage for all damages that have come from a faulty hip implant and nothing less.


Contact Salam & Associates for a Free Consultation


You may have a limited time to start hip implant litigation, and the first step should be hiring an attorney. Call Salam & Associates today at 866-640-8998 for a FREE consultation. You may also contact us online at www.salampc.com or [email protected].

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