Smith and Nephew Hip Recall
Smith & Nephew PLC announced a recall of 185 hip replacement implants after patients were forced to have surgery to replace improperly fitted devices. The recall was due to mislabeled products, causing a mismatch between implant pieces. Smith & Nephew failed to meet post-marketing surveillance and reporting requirements designed to make sure that the hip replacement system was safe and effective.
Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli has provided comprehensive legal advice to protect our clients for more than 30 years. Our attorneys handle all Smith & Nephew Hip Recall liability cases on a contingency fee basis, and we offer free initial consultations. You pay nothing for our services unless we obtain a settlement or an award on your behalf.
Issues Connected to Smith and Nephew Hip Recall Claims
Smith & Nephew’s defective implants have been linked to several serious issues including:
- Bone fractures
- Implant loosening or dislocation
FDA Warning to Smith & Nephew
The FDA issued a warning to Smith & Nephew about quality control problems at their German hip replacement implant facility in 2010, which is responsible for the manufacturing of the R3 Ceramic Acetabular System. Inspectors stated Smith & Nephew failed to provide proper corrective actions in maintaining procedures to ensure the quality and safety of their products. If you have received a hip implant from Smith & Nephew, we’re here to review your case and determine the proper next steps.
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