Stryker Orthopaedics is a medical technologies company that has become one of the biggest names in orthopedic devices, including hip implants.  It employs over 20,000 people across he world, and brought in over $8.5 billion in 2012.

Despite the fact that it is a leader in hip implants, Stryker had to recall several of its metal-on-metal products in the summer of 2012.  The products that were recalled were part of a set of customizable neck and stem components that allowed surgeons to pick the exact pieces they thought would fit their patients best.  While it is a seemingly innovative idea, the metal parts rubbed together and released metal ions into the surrounding tissue of the implant, causing severe complications.

A number of patients have suffered serious injuries and are filing lawsuits against Stryker over their recalled Rejuvenate and ABG II products.  If you have a metal on metal hip implant and have suffered serious injuries, our attorneys are here to help.  Contact us today for your free case review.

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Stryker Recalls Hip Implants

Stryker Orthopaedics, one of the world’s leaders in knee and hip implant replacements, recalled two of its hip products in July of 2012 after data showed higher than expected rates of complication and failure.  A few months earlier, Stryker sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice to doctors, informing them that parts of the implants were…

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