Metal-On-Metal Hip Implant Attorney in Florida - Jeffrey D. DeCarlo Is On The Side Of Victims
Every year, thousands of people undergo hip surgery in order to alleviate pain and restore their quality of life. Unfortunately, sometimes these metal-on-metal devices make problems worse. Instead of helping people, these defective medical devices cause catastrophic, potentially fatal injuries to you or your loved ones. At the Law Office of Jeffrey D. DeCarlo, P.A., we understand the hardship people face when they have been injured due to defective medical devices.
Contact an experienced hip implant attorney in Florida immediately if you've been injured at the hands of a dangerous or defective medical device. You could be entitled to compensation for your losses. Contact Jeffrey D. DeCarlo of the Law Office of Jeffrey D. DeCarlo, P.A. You deserve an experienced contingency fee lawyer with experience taking on big corporations that manufactured faulty medical devices. Don't leave your future to chance. Let us protect your rights.
Hip replacements can be dangerous, cause severe injuries
Hip implants are common when an individual's hip joint is damaged due to injury, a tumor, arthritis or osteoporosis. Following surgery, a patient typically undergoes at least six months of rehabilitation and physical therapy. When a defective hip implant fails and causes severe injuries, hip implant patients often need multiple revision surgeries to correct or replace a defective hip replacement.
Metal-on-metal hip implants have unique risks, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The metal ball and metal cup slide against each other when the user is walking or running, which can cause metal ions to be released into the bloodstream. Over time, the metal particles around some implants can cause damage to bone and/or tissue surrounding the implant. Soft tissue damage from the implant may lead to pain, implant loosening, device failure and the need for the old device to be removed and replaced with a new one.
With many corporations standing to make big profits off of their medical devices, the potential exists for companies to rush products to the market without adequately testing them. When these big corporations put profits ahead of people, serious injuries can occur. Some hip implant devices that have come under scrutiny for potential problems include:
Contact an experienced hip replacement lawsuit attorney in Florida today
It can be hard knowing what to do after being injured by a dangerous medical device. Not only might your original condition worsen, but you might face a lifetime of hardship and pain after a device's failure. On top of that, you might find yourself coping with lost wages from missing work and mounting medical fees. That's not right. Contact Florida dangerous medical device lawyer Jeffrey D. DeCarlo immediately. You could be entitled to compensation. Jeffrey DeCarlo leaves no stone unturned in his pursuit of justice for his clients. He knows how to build a hip implant case designed to produce winning results.
A member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, reserved for lawyers who have obtained millions of dollars for clients, Jeffrey DeCarlo isn't afraid to take on big pharmaceutical companies who may try to shift the blame. Jeffrey DeCarlo isn't afraid to play hardball with insurance representatives who might offer a "low ball" settlement that doesn't begin to cover the cost of your injuries. Take a stand. Contact the Law Office of Jeffrey D. DeCarlo, P.A., at (305) 572-0065 or contact us online for a free case evaluation. You only pay us fees when we obtain a recovery for you.