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Exactech Hip Replacement Recall Attorney


Exactech Hip Replacement Recall Attorney

If you or a loved one has undergone hip replacement surgery and received a device manufactured by Exactech, you may be at risk for serious complications. In 2019, Exactech issued a recall for certain components of their Optetrak Hip System due to concerns about device failure and the need for revision surgery.

If you are experiencing pain, swelling, or difficulty walking after receiving an Exactech hip replacement, you should seek medical attention right away and contact an experienced attorney to discuss your legal options.

At LeFante Law Offices, we understand the impact that a defective hip replacement can have on your quality of life. Our team of attorneys has the knowledge and experience necessary to help you navigate the complex legal process and seek the compensation you deserve. We are dedicated to providing personalized attention to each of our clients and will work tirelessly to hold manufacturers of faulty medical devices accountable for their actions.

If you believe that you have been affected by the Exactech hip replacement recall, don’t wait to take action – contact LeFante Law Offices today to schedule a free consultation.

 

Understanding the Exactech Hip Replacement Recallimage of a knee replacement

You might be wondering what the Exactech Hip Replacement Recall means for you and your hip replacement. To put it simply, Exactech, a medical device company, has issued a recall for certain lots of their Optetrak Hip Implant System due to potential defects.

These defects could cause serious complications for patients who have received the implant, such as pain, instability, and even the need for revision surgery. The affected lots were manufactured between June 28, 2011, and July 20, 2015, and distributed between June 29, 2011, and September 29, 2015. Your doctor can check the serial number of your implant to see if it is part of the recalled lots.

If you do have an affected implant, it’s important to take action. You may be entitled to compensation for any pain, suffering, or medical expenses that have resulted from the defective hip replacement. An experienced attorney can help you navigate the legal process and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to our firm to discuss your legal options.

Common Complications from Defective Hip Replacement Components

When it comes to faulty components in the lower body, complications can often arise that make everyday activities more difficult than before. One of the most common complications from defective hip replacement components is a dislocation. This occurs when the ball of the hip replacement is displace from the socket, causing severe pain and inability to move the affected leg. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to correct the issue.

Another complication that can arise from a faulty hip replacement is metallosis. This occurs when metal particles from the components rub against each other, causing metal debris to enter the bloodstream and surrounding tissue. Symptoms of metallosis include a rash or skin discoloration, joint pain, and fluid buildup in the affected area. In severe cases, metallosis can lead to bone and tissue death, and revision surgery may be necessary.

A loosening of the hip replacement components can occur over time, causing pain and difficulty with movement. This is typically due to the implant not properly fusing with the bone, and can require revision surgery to correct.

It’s important to monitor any changes in your hip replacement and report any concerns to your doctor immediately to prevent further complications.

 

Why You Need an Experienced Attorney for Your Exactech Recall Case

Hiring an experienced lawyer can greatly increase your chances of receiving fair compensation for your injuries caused by faulty hip replacement components. An attorney who specializes in hip replacement recalls will have the knowledge and expertise to navigate the complex legal process and fight for your rights.

Our team can help you gather evidence, file paperwork, negotiate with insurance companies, and represent you in court if necessary. In addition, our firm can also provide emotional support during this difficult time.

We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that a defective hip implant can have on your life and can help you cope with the aftermath. We may also be able to connect you with medical professionals who can provide you with the best possible care and treatment for your injuries.

By hiring a proven attorney, you can level the playing field against large corporations and manufacturers who have teams of lawyers on their side. LeFatne Law can help you hold these companies accountable for their negligence and ensure that they are held responsible for the harm they have caused.

 

How LeFante Law Offices Can Help You Seek Justice

At LeFante Law, we are dedicated to providing the support and guidance you need to pursue justice for your faulty hip implant.

We understand that dealing with a recalled hip implant can be overwhelming, frustrating, and costly. That is why our experienced attorneys are here to help you seek justice and get the compensation you deserve.

Our firm specializes in hip replacement recall cases and we have a proven track record of success. We’ll work closely with you to understand your unique situation, gather evidence, and build a strong case on your behalf.

LeFante Law has the knowledge, resources, and experience to navigate the complex legal system and fight for your rights. We believe that you deserve justice, peace of mind, and the opportunity to move forward with a desirable quality of life.

We invite you to contact us today and schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and answer any questions you may have. Don’t wait another day to take action – contact us today to learn how we can help you seek justice for your faulty Exactech hip implant.

 

Your Legal Rights and Options: What You Need to Know

You absolutely must know your legal rights and options if you’re dealing with a faulty implant.image of a knee replacement research

First and foremost, you have the right to compensation for any damages caused by the faulty implant. This includes medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

You also have the option to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the faulty implant. This can be a complex process, but with the help of an experienced attorney, you can hold the responsible parties accountable for their negligence. Your attorney can guide you through the legal process and fight for your rights every step of the way.

You have the right to participate in a class action lawsuit if one has been filed against the manufacturer of the faulty implant. This allows you to join forces with other victims and increase your chances of receiving compensation for your damages. Your attorney can help you determine if this is the best option for your specific situation.

Our experienced team of medical malpractice and product liability attorneys can provide effective legal counsel regarding the best solution for your unique situation.  Contact LeFante Law today for a free consultation.  There is no fee unless you win.

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