Biomet is an American medical device manufacturer that has created a number of hip replacement devices and systems. While many of their products have been innovative and successful, like other manufacturers, Biomet has had problems with its metal-on-metal hip devices.
Patients that have received Biomet metal-on-metal hip implants have suffered from metallosis and the complications that arise with it. Many individuals have suffered soft tissue and bone damage, and have had to undergo revision surgeries.
Problematic Biomet products include:
- M2a Magnum hip implant line
- Stanmore and Exceed ABT
If you have had hip implant surgery and are suffering serious side effects, the defective device attorneys at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP can help. We can help you identify which implant you received, and the steps you can take to help you get the revision treatment you need. Hundreds of patients that have suffered serious side effects have joined lawsuits and are receiving compensation for their injuries. While nothing can undo the damage that has been done, compensation can help you get the medical attention you need to help you put your life back together.
There are almost 600 lawsuits pending in multidistrict litigation in Indiana against device manufacturer Biomet. Earlier this month, Biomet filed a motion to dismiss, alleging that because a component of its implant was involved in a clinical trial, plaintiff Leslie Caccia was preempted from bringing suit. The judge in the case denied the motion, stating…
Medical device manufacturer Biomet grossed sales of $312.9 million in 2010 from hip implants. Despite having 12% of the domestic hip implant market share, Biomet’s metal on metal hip implants have had their share of problems. Two of the company’s products in particular have had the most problems: the M2a Magnum Hip Implant, and the…