This is a class action against Smith & Nephew, the manufacturer of the Birmingham partial hip replacement.
The claim alleges negligence on behalf of the Defendant. For failing to adhere to those standards set out in the regulations.
The allegations are that the action of the metal-on-metal friction of the cap and cup has resulted in abrasion of the metal alloy of chromium, cobalt and molybdenum. This material has been absorbed into the Plaintiff’s body resulting in a high concentration of metal Ions, a condition known as metallosis.
Persons suffering from metallosis can experience any or a combination of the following symptoms:
Extreme pain (even when not moving), Swelling and inflammation, Loosening of the implant, Dislocation, Bone deterioration, Aseptic fibrosis, local necrosis, Hip replacement failure, Metal toxicity from grinding metal components and Necessary subsequent hip replacement revision or surgeries.
If you have experienced any of the above symptoms, we would like to hear from you.
As an experienced law firm we know what it takes to maximize your settlement. We will deal with all the paper work and legal side of things. Please note you are not charged ANY fees for engaging us to represent you in this class action – our law firm will be paid from recovered proceeds if this class action is successful.
We will need your contact information to build your file. Any Supporting documentation will help this lawsuit.
We will send you a copy of our contingency agreement for the class action with the appropriate information filled in.
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We’ll reach out to answer any questions and provide guidance on signing and notarizing the contract to become a class member.
We’re going to fight for a fair settlement. We work on contingency and take a fee as a percentage, only if we win.