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Metal on Metal Hip Implant Litigation Consulting

Lawsuits have been brought against manufacturers such as Stryker Orthopedics, DePuy Orthopedics, Zimmer, Inc. and various other medical device manufacturers by patients who have suffered from medical complications due to metal on metal hip implants. Thousands of lawsuits have been filed by patients against these manufacturers, and the number of lawsuits is expected to continue to rise.

Physicians Medical Review can provide unparalleled litigation support at all phases of a claim.

Many of the claims against the various metal on metal hip manufacturers are eligible for global settlements. The settlement claims process involves complex medical issues which if correctly organized and presented can add significant value to the outcome of a claim. Physicians Medical Review can assist with settlement claims package development through its review, evaluation and annotation of the appropriate medical records to help add value to your client’s claim. Currently, PMR is providing its medical records claims package service for the Stryker Rejuvenate/ABGII Settlement which was reached in December 2016 and the Wright Medical Hip Settlement which was reached in November 2016.

We are Currently Consulting on the Following Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Litigations:

  • Stryker Rejuvenate/ABG II
  • Stryker LFIT/V40 Femoral Head Implants
  • Stryker Accolade (TMZF)
  • Wright Medical including Conserve, Dynasty and Lineage Hip Systems and Profemur Stem
  • Depuy Pinnacle
  • Zimmer Hip Implants including Durom Cup, M/L Taper Kinectiv Stem, Versys
  • Biomet M2A 38mm / Magnum MOM
  • Smith & Nephew

Indications of a Viable Claim from Metal Hip Implants

Patients who have suffered adverse side effects such as the following may have cause to file a claim:

  • Limited mobility/difficulty walking
  • Pain in joints
  • Metal poisoning
  • Bone deterioration
  • Tissue Damage

Our In-House Medical Consulting Services

If you need a qualified medical consultant to review your claim for medical merit, we can provide the resources you need to thoroughly screen for qualified claims.

We provide a full range of litigation services, including:

  • Reviewing the medical merits of a claim
  • Identifying medical complications and medical issues
  • Developing comprehensive medical record claims packages at settlement
  • Referring the appropriate medical experts for litigation

Medical professionals commonly needed for hip replacement litigation include:

  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Biomedical engineers
  • Medical toxicologists
  • Medical device design professionals

From intake to the resolution of your claim, we provide you with all the medical legal consulting services and support you will need to obtain compensation for your clients.

Contact us at (888) 391-6998.

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