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Urgent Exactech Recall of Defective Hip Liner

Exactech Recall Lawsuit; Connexion GXL Hip Replacement Liner Exactech, a Florida based medical device manufacturer, has issued an FDA Exachtech recall of a number of its medical devices. The recall list includes: Optetrak Optetrak Logic Truliant knee replacement products Vantage ankle replacement products Connexion GXL Hip Liner The hip implant recalls are prompted by the...

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Allergan’s Defective Textured Breast Implants: A Brief Update on the BIA-ALCL Litigation

At this point, there is enough evidence to suggest a strong link between Allergan’s defective textured breast implants and breast implant-associated large cell lymphoma, a rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, as evidenced by the continued multi-district litigation with over 1,000 plaintiffs. Usually, a combination of textured implants and a compromised immune system causes...

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Update on Exactech Hip Replacement Recall Lawsuits

More and more patients are filing Exactech hip replacement recall lawsuits. Exactech is a global medical device company that creates orthopedic implant devices and surgical implants for joint replacement surgeries. In June of 2021, Exactech issued recalls of its knee, hip, and ankle implant systems. The recall cites defective packaging that caused the polyethylene inserts...

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Get Help from Allergan Textured Breast Implant Lawyers

The Yost Legal Group is filing lawsuits on behalf of women harmed by Allergan Biocell® textured breast implants. Due to a dangerous defect, the manufacturers have recalled these saline-filled and silicone-filled implants. These implants are connected to a rare cancer called implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Breast implant-associated ALCL is the reason for the Allergan...

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Warning about Allergan Breast Implants Lawsuit

Attention ladies! We want to make sure you are well informed about a serious health risk involving Allergan breast implants. These defective implants may cause a rare and aggressive type of cancer called Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). This type of lymphoma is typically caused by a combination of textured implants and a...

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Exactech Ankle Replacement Surgeries Moving Offshore

To avoid legal scrutiny in the United States, manufacturer of defective medical implants Exactech is now focusing on ankle replacement surgeries in South America. Manuel Pellegrini, MD, and Giovanni Carcuro, MD, of the Clínica Universidad de los Andes, performed the bilateral ankle procedures in Chile earlier this month. “Many patients worldwide are benefitting from the...

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FDA Updates Exactech Hip Implant Recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration prompted medical-implant manufacturer Exactech to expand its voluntary hip implant recall to all models, not just some of them. Exactech joint replacement devices are used to replace painful, arthritic joints due to osteoarthritis, osteonecrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and loss of normal structure and function in adults. These devices are also...

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Information About the Allergan Breast Implant Recall

Women with Allergan Biocell® textured breast implants may be worried about reports of potential cancer risk. These implants are under investigation due to a link to a rare form of lymphoma. It is important to discuss any concerns with your doctor. The Yost Legal Group has been working on Allergan Biocell® textured breast implant lawsuits....

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Researchers Sound Alarm over Breast Implant-Related Lymphoma

As of late 2022, Allergen and other textured breast implants have caused hundreds of cases of breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) in the United States alone. So far, eight people have sadly lost their lives because of this cancer. “BIA-ALCL is a heterogeneous disease that can involve the implant capsule, soft tissue, regional nodes...

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Exactech Looks to Save Money—and Limit Victims’ Rights—by Offering Third-Party Payouts

In June 2021, Exactech issued recalls of the Exactech Connexion GXL hip liner and the Optetrak and Optetrak Logic knee implants due to premature device failures. To inform implant recipients of their respective device recall, Exactech sent letters to implantees, offering to cover out-of-pocket expenses to have the implant revised. In return for covering revision...

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