$16 million verdict for a truck accident case
In April 2012, Stryker issued an “Urgent Safety Alert” to surgeons for the two hip replacement systems. The alert listed “excessive metal debris and/or ion generation” as one of the safety risks to patients.
According to Stryker’s Safety Alert, the following problems can result:
Metallosis (release of metal ions into the tissue and blood stream);
Necrosis (premature tissue death);
Osteolysis (bone dissolution); and,
Pain and loosening of the hip implant requiring revision surgery.
In June 2012, Stryker initiated a voluntary recall of its Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck hip stems, over concerns that the parts could fret or corrode, resulting in pain, swelling and inflammation in the surrounding tissue.
Although the design of the Stryker hips differs from traditional metal-on-metal hip implants, which involve and metal ball and socket, it is believed that the recalled neck stems are causing problems similar to those experienced in patients implanted with the recalled DePuy ASR systems and other metal-on-metal hip replacements targeted by pending litigation. These problems include hip implant failure and metal poisoning, which can lead to a number of problems affecting the heart, nervous system and thyroid.
The Stryker hip implant recall specifically identified pain and swelling as symptoms associated with problems related to its Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems. The company advised patients to schedule follow-up appointments with their physicians, even if they were not experiencing these symptoms.
According to the FDA, the following symptoms, if experienced three or more months after surgery, may indicate that a hip implant is not functioning properly:
Hip, leg or groin pain;
Swelling at or near the hip joint;
Popping, grinding, clicking or squeaking sounds from the hip joint;
A limp or change in mobility.
If you are a plaintiff in a Stryker Hip Replacement lawsuit or you have experienced problems with your Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Primary Hip System and the AGB II Modular Hip System replacement implants, or have been told that you implant should be replaced, you may eligible for a lawsuit cash advance from Prime Case LLC. If you are in the need of immediate cash while waiting for compensation on your case, Prime Case LLC can provide a lawsuit advance to help pay for your expenses while your case is being litigated.
27 March 2018
Are You Qualified For Legal Funding ?
Are You Qualified For Legal Funding ?Personal Injury Lawsuit Funding After Jennifer fell at her local Walmart she needed to cover her critical living expenses for her and her daughter. Although all of her coworkers have chipped in, money is getting tight. To add insult to injury, her lawyer is precluded by the American Bar Association (ABA) from lending her money. (more…) Read more...
20 March 2018
The Lawsuit Funding Process
The Lawsuit Funding ProcessIn understanding and dealing with legal funding, it is important to recognize the parties involved in the field. The key players in the mechanism and process of legal funding are the clients, the brokers, the underwriters and the lawyers. These key players and their attendant roles in the legal funding mix will be addressed from the vantage of personal injury legal funding. (more…) Read more...
We offer the lowest rates in the lawsuit funding industry. Rates are dependent upon the type of case, but each case will be carefully considered.More information
NO RISK TO YOU
What happens if you lose your case, but you already borrowed the money? You keep the money and owe absolutely nothing.More information
MONEY WITHIN 24 HOURS
Once most cases are approved, you can usually expect to receive your money within 24 hours. It will be delivered to you via overnight mail or direct deposit.More information