In January 2014, the FDA issued a Class I recall for 5305 units of Zimmer’s Segmental System, a tal knee replacement system. While causing the device to fail, the Segmental System’s instructions did not account for conditions that would place excessive loading on the system’s polyethylene insert. Besides, the NexGen lawsuits involve one tibial component used with minimally invasive surgical techniques and four ‘highflex’ femoral components. Therefore a 2010 study found a significantly higher failure rate of the tibial component. Then again, zimmer issued a Urgent Field Safety Notice warning to doctors of problems with the product. Actually, shortly after, the FDA classified Zimmer’s Urgent Field Safety Notice as recall of more than 68000 of the tibial components. Besides, borri Law Offices is accepting Zimmer knee replacement cases.
It’s a good idea to contact us for a free consultation about your case, So if you or someone you love have a Zimmer knee replacement. Call us ‘toll free’ at ‘8884442336’, or fill out the contact form at the bottom of the page and one of our lawyers will contact you. In July 2014, Zimmer recalled 41180 its NexGen parts Complete Knee Solution MIS Stemmed Tibial Componentbecause of the potential that the threads in the drop down stem extension or drop down stem plugwere out of specification and defective and could cause loosening or early failure of the knee replacement. As long as of reports of radiolucent lines -gaps between pieces of the implant and the bone -and loosening of the implant, in March 2015. Portion of the Persona Knee Replacement system. More than a thousand patients have sued Zimmer for injuries they claim were caused by Zimmer’s NexGen Knee implant. In these lawsuits patients assert that parts of the NexGen Knee replacement system are prone to premature loosening, that has led to pain and loss of movement, often necessitating an additional, unnecessary surgery.
Most knee replacement devices are expected to last from 15 to 20 years.
Thousands of patients experience pain and early failures of their Zimmer knee replacement devices, frequently requiring a second operation to replace the knee implant.
a lot of patients seek compensation from Zimmer for defective and dangerous knee implants sold by the company. Zimmer Biomet Holdings, the result of the June 2015 Zimmer merger Holdings and Biomet, Inc, is a leading manufacturer of knee replacement products. Zimmer Biomet sells dozens of knee replacement devices. That’s where it starts getting very serious, right? Borri Law Offices is accepting knee replacement cases in all 50 states. If you had knee replacement and experience painful after effect or require early revision surgery you can be entitled to substantial compensation. Ok, and now one of the most important parts. In March 2010, the FDA issued a Class I recall for68384 units of Zimmer’sNexGen Complete Knee Solution MIS Total Knee Stemmed Tibial Component because of complaints of loosening requiring additional surgery to replace the device. Essentially, in a Urgent Device Correction notice, Zimmer warned surgeons to use a drop down stem with the tibial plate and to be sure the device was fulling cemented.