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Hip and Knee Replacement Attorneys in Ft. Myers

Are you suffering after a hip or knee replacement?

Elderly couple in the hospital

At Pittman Law Firm, P.L., we are assisting those who have had a hip or knee replacement and subsequently suffered serious complications after the implant. The various types of knee implants associated with side effects and complications include the DePuy LCS Orthopedic Implant Meniscal Bearing Insert, LCS Duofix Femoral Component, the Zimmer NexGen LPS-Flex, Zimmer NexGen LSF LPS-Flex (cement), and the Zimmer NexGen MIS Tibia. Some of the problems associated with these implants include the necessity of a undergoing a new surgery to replace the implant, as well as the inability to walk due to the level of pain, swelling, and other very serious conditions.

Were you injured as a result of a hip or knee replacement surgery in Fort Myers?

Here at Pittman Law Firm, P.L. we are here to help. Let us evaluate your case at no charge!

If you have received one of the following hip products, you should contact our firm on an immediate basis:

  • DePuy Orthopaedics ASR XL Acebular
  • DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System
  • Smith & Nephew R3 Acebular System
  • Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Neck Systems
  • DePuy Pinnacle
  • Zimmer Duron Cup
  • Wright Conserve
  • Simet M2A and M2A-Magnum Hip Replacement System
  • Centerpulse Orthopedics (formerly Sulzer Orthopedics)
  • Howmedica

Injuries from Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries

Some of the serious side effects include difficulties walking or standing, severe pain, swelling, fractures, dislocation, and other problems such as a toxic reaction to metal debris in the bloodstream (metallosis), or "adverse local tissue reaction (ALTR) or "adverse reaction to metal debris" (ARMD). As the hip joint wears, metal fibers enter the tissue surrounding the joint, and can cause very dangerous medical conditions, including necrosis, where the tissues essentially die. There can be a reaction in a "pseudo tumor" which is a large swelling, similar to a tumor, which is the body's reaction to the metal fibers working into the tissue surrounding the joint.

At our personal injury law firm, we are concerned about those who have had surgery and are now suffering from one of the various complications associated with one of these implants. The health dangers can be extreme, particularly for the elderly, who commonly suffer greater dangers when a new surgery is the only resolution to the condition. Some hip implant systems have been recalled by the FDA, including the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II, the Smith & Nephew, DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip System and the DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System. If you do not know what implant was placed in your joint during surgery, or if it has been recalled, you can contact your surgeon can give you the information, or we can request the information when we represent you. As many of the side effects of these implants are extremely dangerous to the health of the patient, as well as his or her quality of life with regard to ability to walk and live pain-free, we urge you to contact our firm at your earliest convenience so that we can evaluate your case, at no cost to you, and advise you about the process of seeking compensation.

There are multiple law firms that could offer services related to hip and knee implant cases. At our firm, we operate on the premise that "we put a face to every case." In other words, we are very compassionate, concerned and take on cases committed to helping each person we are serving on an individual basis. Many huge law firms operate in a very impersonal manner – you will not find this type of treatment at our firm. Although we have achieved many notable victories, are members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, have an Avvo™ rating of 9.5 (superb) and Avvo™ Client's Choice award for 2012, we will never forget that our clients are the most important part of what we do. You can count on the highest quality legal service and a background of success

Contact our firm for more information about hip and knee implant injury cases. We have offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and Naples.

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Pittman Law Firm, P.L. - Fort Myers Personal Injury Attorney
Located at 8211 College Parkway, Suite 178 Fort Myers, FL 33919. View Map
Phone: (239) 494-8568 | Local Phone: (239) 274-8259.