Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements

Hundreds of thousands of people have had metal-on-metal hip replacements implanted in their bodies. A significant number of these people have reported serious problems following their surgeries, including severe pain, difficulty walking and difficulty standing. Many of these patients have required revision surgery to replace their defective hip replacements. The main causes of these problems have been the shearing of metal fragments as the result of friction, resulting in a condition known as metallosis.

Advocates for Victims of Defective Hip Implants

Galligan Reid PC is a law firm that undertakes vigorous, results-oriented representation on behalf of people who have been harmed by corporate negligence. We seek full compensation for people who have suffered harm as the result of defective metal-on-metal hip replacement products, including:

Problems With Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements

Several different types of hip replacements are available, including ceramic-on-ceramic implants, metal and plastic implants, and metal-on-metal implants. Each type of product has its advantages and disadvantages. Regarding metal-on-metal implants, the major problems are metallosis (when friction dislodges small pieces of metal that are then deposited in soft tissue) and failure of the implant.

When you retain Galligan Reid PC, our lawyers will undertake a comprehensive investigation into your case. Working with orthopedic specialists, we will document the product defects that caused your injury and the medical care and revision surgery you need. We will also examine the effect the hip replacement failure has had on your life, and seek full compensation for your medical costs, lost income, and pain and suffering. You can depend on Galligan Reid PC to do everything we can to obtain results for you.

Contact a Hip Replacement Injury Attorney

For a free consultation about a metal-on-metal hip replacement injury, contact Galligan Reid PC in Des Moines, Iowa.

*The Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant is not strictly a metal-on-metal product, but it does contain some metal-on-metal components that are subject to failure.