Dr Shezad Malik Law Firm has offices based in Fort Worth and Dallas and represents people who have suffered catastrophic and serious personal injuries including wrongful death, caused by the negligence or recklessness of others. We specialize in Personal Injury trial litigation and focus our energy and efforts on those we represent.

There is a quiet Stryker Metal Hip Recall underway, without much fan-fare after complications were highlighted by a significant number of early hip implant failures were found in national registries and in medical studies.

Stryker Hip Failure

Stryker Metal Hip Failure. Stryker under fire over its LFIT line of metal hip devices causing metal poisoning and premature failure according to lawsuits

Howmedica Osteonics Corp., and its subsidiary Stryker Orthopaedics, announced a Stryker LFit v40 hip recall last year involving certain large-diameter femoral heads sold before 2011.

Los Angeles heart surgery infection outbreak has been reported by a Los Angeles Times report. According to the report, there are at least four heart surgery patients who have been sickened by the Mycobacterium (M.) Chimaera infection.

Heart Surgery Infection

Heart Surgery infection. Stockert 3T Heart Surgery devices under fire for non-tuberculous bacterial infection according to recent lawsuits.

Heart Surgery may be linked to deadly bacterial infections, with the commonly used Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System. The device is under fire for serious and potentially deadly heart infections after use in heart by-pass and valve surgeries.

Shoulder implant failure in the news. First it was the hip implant failures, then the knee implant failures and now the shoulder implants have come under fire.

Shoulder Implant failure

Shoulder Implant Failure. Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder devices recalled and linked to shoulder fracture and failure.

Zimmer Biomet, a major manufacturer of shoulder implants, announced a U.S. recall of its shoulder devices after many complaints of shoulder fractures causing severe pain, permanent loss of shoulder function, infections and other serious injuries.

I am providing this Stryker Hip Failure update for victimized patients injured by the allegedly defective Stryker Rejuvenate, ABG II and most recently the Stryker LFIT V40 line of metal on metal hips.

Stryker Hip Failure

Stryker Hip Failure. Stryker under fire over its LFIT line of metal hip devices causing metal poisoning and premature failure according to lawsuits

Howmedica Osteonics and its subsidiary Stryker are one of the world’s largest metal on metal hip manufacturers, according to research with about 20% of the global market share.

Recently, a Georgia Ethicon Physiomesh hernia failure lawsuit was filed by Connie Franklin, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.

Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Mesh lawsuit

Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Mesh linked to infections, failure of the device, serious injuries including bowel perforation according to many lawsuits

According to Franklin, Johnson & Johnson (J&J), the world largest pharmaceutical and medical device maker and Ethicon its subsidiary, sold a defectively designed and unreasonably dangerous hernia repair device.

Vaginal mesh side effects continue to plague the blockbuster plastic medical devices with severe and catastrophic complications.

Vaginal Mesh Side Effect Lawsuits

Vaginal mesh and bladder sling for repair of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence may lead to pain, further surgery, recurrence of symptoms and erosion of the devices through soft tissue.

But just don’t take my word for it, according to court documents, Vaginal Mesh Injury lawsuit claims continue to be filed nationwide and have been so for the past 7 years.

As thousands of women who may have developed ovarian cancer from side effects of talcum powder bring claims, the latest trial is underway in St. Louis, Missouri.

Ovarian Cancer Side Effects from Talcum Powder

Medical research and jurors have found talcum powder ovarian cancer link.

Swann vs Johnson & Johnson et. al., which combines the claims of mostly non-residents of Missouri, is held in Missouri’s 22nd Judicial Circuit Court at the Carnahan Courthouse in St. Louis.

According to the details in a Pennsylvania Atrium Mesh Injury Lawsuit, Leonard Bartosiewicz, from Pennsylvania recently filed a product liability lawsuit against Atrium Medical Corp over its line of Atrium C-Qur hernia mesh.

Pennsylvania Atrium Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuit

Atrium Medical Hernia mesh under fire over its C-Qur line of hernia mesh, linked to infections, bowel lacerations and the need for emergency surgery according to lawsuit allegations.

Bartosiewicz claims that he was faced with serious complications from the Atrium C-Qur hernia mesh with bacterial infection when the patch cut into his bowels. Bartosiewicz had to undergo emergency surgery to remove the allegedly defective surgical mesh, repeat surgery to re-attach his bowels and long term antibiotic treatment.

Francis Hassett, from Florida claims he developed damaging metal poisoning after hip implant replacements with a Stryker Accolade TMZF femoral stem and LFit V40 femoral head.

Florida Stryker Metal Hip Poisoning Lawsuits

Florida Stryker hip metal poisoning lawsuit hammers LFIT line of metal hip devices as causing metal poisoning and premature failure 

According to Hassett, his Stryker defective hip implants caused a dangerous level of cobalt and chromium metal ions in his body, and a serious fluid leakage around the artificial hips, indicating severe local tissue inflammatory reactions.

The plaintiffs injured by a Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip (BHR) and R3 hip premature failure have filed a petition with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on February 1, 2017 to consolidate all pending federal BHR and R3 cases in a single venue or courthouse.

Smith & Nephew Metal Hip Failure Lawsuits

Smith & Nephew under the gun over its BHR and R3 line of metal hip device premature failure lawsuits

There are more than thirty Smith & Nephew Birmingham product liability lawsuits filed nationwide over its line of defective hips. The plaintiffs have requested a Maryland federal court as the court to consolidate and centralize the litigation under one judge.

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