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After tackling defective hip implants over the past 15 years, another implant manufacturer is under the gun. Affected patients are filing lawsuits against Synovo Total Hip Replacement System (THS). The lawsuits claim that the Synovo THS uses modified components that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved.

Synovo Hip System

Synovo Hip System defects linked to hip joint loosening, difficulty walking, and pain requiring expensive revision surgery. Injured? Call Dr. Malik Law Firm 214-390-3189

Synovo Hip System Concerns. If you or a loved one suffered side effects of a Synovo hip replacement, call Dr. Shezad Malik  Law Firm now at (214) 390-3189 for a free case review.

The lawsuits also claim that the THS has not been sufficiently tested and that the safety and effectiveness of the modified parts have not been proven.

What is the Synovo lawsuit about?

As with all the previous lawsuits against hip manufacturers over the past 15 years, this is nothing new. These hip implant companies take shortcuts in their rush to get to the marketplace, do insufficient or incomplete safety testing, find out problems or defects with their product and fail to notify the FDA or the public.

The Synovo hip implant lawsuits are primarily related to issues with the Synovo Total Hip System, which was altered from its original design approved by the FDA. These modifications, made in 2019, have raised concerns about the safety and effectiveness of the implants. Continue reading

Metal Hip Failure and Metallosis. Many metal on metal hip replacement systems and metal hip components that were implanted have been linked to high premature failure rates and other severe complications.

Metal Hip Failure and Metallosis

These metal on metal hip designs were touted to last over 20 years and provide greater mobility and patient functionality.

Metal Hip Failure and Metallosis

Defects in a Stryker Accolade metal hip and LVIT V40 head are linked to early device failure, according to allegations in a recent Texas Stryker Hip Failure lawsuit. Stryker Orthopedics is under fire and exposed to many metal hip implant failure lawsuits after premature failure of their metal hip devices were found in national registries and in medical studies.

Stryker Hip Failure lawsuits

Stryker Hip Failure lawsuit. Stryker under fire over its LFIT line of metal hip devices causing metal poisoning and pseudotumors.

Stryker Premature Hip Failure

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.

Smith Nephew Birmingham Hip Lawsuits heading to MDL. 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 Birmingham Hip Lawsuits heading to MDL. Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip 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.

Stryker Orthopedics and its parent company Howmedica Osteonics, is in the cross hairs over another round of product liability litigation over their allegedly defective metal hip implants, involving their Stryker LFit V40 femoral component.

Stryker Metal Hip Failure Lawsuits

Stryker metal femoral head V40 implants linked to early failure and urgent revision surgery according to lawsuits

This Stryker metal femoral head component was removed from the market last year because of an increased risk of premature failure, metal corrosion and cobalt, chromium metal blood poisoning, known as metallosis.

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