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Which Hip Implants Are Linked to Health Problems? Hip replacement prosthetics are supposed to help patients relieve hip pain and improve mobility. Some hip replacement devices, specifically metal-on-metal, can lead to serious complications. The following metal-on-metal hip replacement implants are associated with an increased risk of metallosis, cobalt toxicity, pseudotumors, and eventual need for revision surgeries. DePuy Pinnacle. DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, manufactured Pinnacle hip implants. The company manufactured the metal-on-metal hip implant until 2013 (when they pulled it off the market but did not recall the device). Patients with DePuy Pinnacle implants report experiencing chromium-cobalt … Read More

Stryker Settlement: Will I receive compensation for lost earnings? Video Transcript: Hi, this is Stewart Talley. I am the partner here responsible for the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG 2 litigation. One of the questions that many of our clients have asked us is whether the settlement that is currently in place will take into account lost earnings. Many of our clients had revision surgery and, as a result of that surgery, they had to miss work for a substantial period of time. Some clients have been so injured by the tissue damage caused by their Stryker Rejuvenate that they can … Read More

Stryker Settlement: Will Broadspire continue paying my expenses? Video transcript: Hi, this is Stuart Talley. I’m the partner here responsible for the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG 2 litigation. The reason I’m doing this video today is provide some information about a question that many clients have asked us about the recently announced Stryker settlement. Under the terms of the settlement, there is a specific provision that deals with Broadspire and as you probably know Broadspire is a company that was hired by Stryker to come in and help compensate people that have Rejuvenate or ABG II hips and they have … Read More

Stryker Settlement: When will I get paid? Video transcript: Hi, this is Stuart Talley. I’m the partner here responsible for the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG 2 litigation and the reason I’m doing this video today is to answer some questions that many people have asked about the recently announced Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II settlement. As you may know, there is a large settlement in place that will cover thousands of people and the question that everybody asks is: if I decide to accept this settlement offer that’s being made, when will i get paid? And the answer to that … Read More

What are “liens”? How will this affect how much I get? Video transcript: Hi, this is Stuart Talley. I’m the partner here responsible for the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG 2 litigation. The reason I’m doing this video today is to answer a question that many clients have been asking us about the recently announced Stryker settlement. Many people have heard that part of this settlement does not include what we call liens. What that means is that there is going to be a deduction from the amount you receive for liens. What are liens? Liens are essentially the right of … Read More

Stryker Settlement: Payment timing under the Stryker settlement Video transcript: I’m Bill Kershaw and I’m with the firm of Kershaw Tally. Our firm is currently talking to quite a few of our clients about participating in the proposed Striker settlement. One of the big questions that we’re getting from our clients is: is it right for me? Does it fit my needs? Timing a payment has a lot to do with whether someone wants to participate under this settlement. Particularly since many of our clients are in their 50s 60s 70s and 80s because obviously the sooner one can get … Read More