Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Replacement
On July 22, 2008, Zimmer Inc., manufacturer of the Zimmer Durom hip replacement component, suspended the product. This component was used in people with non-inflammatory degenerative joint disease. The FDA has received a number of reports from surgeons who indicated they had to perform an unusual number of revision surgeries on patients with the Zimmer Durom Cup Hip, because of displacement of the implant.
We are reviewing cases of patients who had failure or other significant consequences from hip replacement that used a Zimmer Durom cup. If you or a family member have suffered injury due to the malfunction of a Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Replacement, please contact Ward Black Law for a free consultation at 1-800-531-9191 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On August 23, 2011, the New York Times published an article on how the FDA is dragging its feet making a decision about ordering a recall of certain hip replacements. In the meantime, the complaints from patients and the associated medical bills are piling up. To read the entire article, click here.