Stryker LFIT V40 Update

In August 2016, Stryker recalled its LFIT V40 femoral head hip implant based on higher than expected taper failure rates.  A taper lock failure occurs when the femoral head of the hip implant comes loose from the stem of the hip implant. Many people implanted with this faulty device suffer from severe pain, inflammation, loss of bone strength and mobility, and difficulty in walking. In some cases, excessive metal debris from the components causes an…

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Another Stryker Hip Recall: LFIT V40

The reputation of medical device manufacturer Stryker Corporation has been called into question in the past, after having to recall two of its metal hip replacement systems in 2012. More recently, the company once again faces criticism and outrage for its negligence in distributing yet another defectively designed hip replacement system. On August 29, 2016, Stryker sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification Letter to all surgeons who implanted the LFIT V40 femoral head as…

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Stryker Issues Voluntary Recall Due To Defective Parts In Metal Hip Implant Devices Strkyer LFit V40, Stryker Hip Replacement, Stryker Hip Recall, Personal Injury Law Firm Baltimore, Personal Injury Attorneys Maryland, Hip Replacement Law Firm Baltimore, Hip Replacement Lawyers Maryland, Defective Medical Device Attorney Baltimore, Defective Medical Device Law Firm Maryland, medical malpractice attorney baltimore

Stryker Corporation is one of the leading manufacturers of metal hip implant devices. In the past, defective Stryker metal hip implants have caused serious injuries and adverse reactions in thousands of patients. In some cases, patients have even required revision surgery in order to remove and replace the defective Stryker hip implant parts. Stryker recently issued a voluntary recall of all LFit V40 femoral heads manufactured between 2001 and 2011. Stryker LFit V40 femoral heads…

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Judge Establishes June Deadline to File Claims Against Stryker Corp stryker hip implant, stryker hip recall, defective medical device lawyers in baltimore, medical malpractice law firm maryland

Stryker Corp announced a major settlement agreement with thousands of former patients back in November of 2014, which could end up costing the company upwards of $1 Billion in pay-outs. A U.S District Judge in Atlanta, Georgia, announced on Monday, May 11 of 2015 that additional patients seeking damages against Stryker for their hip revision surgeries had 45 days to file a claim. June 25, 2015 Deadline to File a Claim Against Styrker Corporation This…

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Stryker Corp Faces Another Large Settlement in Fraud Case defective medical device lawyers baltimore, stryker hip recall, product liability attorneys, consumer fraud law firm maryland

Stryker Corporation has announced a major settlement of almost $1.5 billion dollars to be paid to thousands of patients injured by their metal-on-metal Rejuvenate and ABG II Model hip implants. The company now finds itself at the center of another controversy involving one of its subsidiaries, OtisMed, and another dangerously defective piece of medical equipment. Stryker Corp acquired OtisMed, a California-based medical device company, in 2009. After the merger, Stryker helped oversee the creation and…

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Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Hip System Recall Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Hip System Recall

Thousands of Americans receive hip replacements every year due to sports injuries, falls, aging and a host of other reasons. The goal of a hip replacement surgery is to return to your active lifestyle as quickly as possible. There are many different hip replacement medical devices on the market, from plastic implants to metal on metal implants. Over the past decade, there have been a number of recalls on many of the top, name brand,…

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