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Articles Tagged with Birmingham Metal-on-Metal Hip

California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure. Gary Lunsford from Riverbank, California filed a personal injury and product liability lawsuit against Smith & Nephew.

Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip failure

Smith & Nephew Birmingham hip failure linked to design defect causing personal injury, metallosis, pain and need for risky revision surgery according to lawsuits

According to Lunsford, catastrophic product defect issues with the Birmingham Hip failure that were hidden from patients and doctors for years, leading to many folks getting implanted with a defective and unreasonably dangerous hip implant.

Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing premature hip failure. Many metal hip manufacturers have been under fire for the past decade over the premature failure of their metal on metal hip designs.

Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing premature hip failure

Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing premature hip failure. Smith & Nephew under fire over its BHR line of metal hip devices causing metal poisoning and pseudotumors.

Smith & Nephew Urgent Field Safety Recall Notice

Smith and Nephew Birmingham Hip Failure Lawsuits. Injured patients blame Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) and R3 hip replacement implants for their injuries and premature device failure. These plaintiffs filed a petition in early February with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate all pending federal BHR and R3 cases in a single venue or courthouse.

Smith & Nephew Hip Failure lawsuits

Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Failure Lawsuits. Smith & Nephew under fire over its BHR line of metal hip devices causing metal poisoning and pseudotumors.

Earlier this week the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation announced that all federally-filed Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing lawsuits will be transferred to U.S. District Court in Maryland, for pre-trial consolidation and centralization.

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.

There has been many warnings issued to health departments world wide about potential problems with Smith & Nephew’s Birmingham metal-on-metal hip replacements. These hip model and others including the R3 model, have been linked to a high failure rate according to implant registry data in Europe and Australia.

metal on metal hip injury attorneySmith & Nephew recently issued a safety notice that indicates the Birmingham hip failure rate appears to be higher than 1%, which exceeds the rate established for quality standards according to the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.

According to data collected since 2010 in the National Joint Registry of England and Wales, as well as the Australian Orthopaedic Associations National Joint Replacement Registry, the rate of Smith & Nephew Birmingham hip problems that were classified as a failure were 1.29% and 1.12%, respectively.

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