Ddepuy Elbow Implant Lawsuits
Have Elbow Implants Been Recalled?
Medical device manufacturer DePuy Orthopaedics, owned by Johnson & Johnson, issued a Class I recall of its Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System because the stem attaching the device to the arm can loosen, leading to other issues.
What are the Damages from a Defective Elbow Implant?
Loosening of an implant due to a defect can cause serious health problems. Side effects can include pain, tightening or improper mechanics of the elbow, fractures, tissue damage, and osteolysis, which is loss of bone tissue.
Learn More about Your Elbow Implant Failure
If you underwent an elbow implant and required a revision surgery because of pain, broken bones, inadequate bending of the elbow, or soft tissue damage, the medical device attorneys at Riley & Jackson can assist you free of charge in determining whether your elbow implant was defective. We can review your medical records, engage the appropriate experts, and let you know whether further investigation and possibly a lawsuit is warranted at no risk to you.