Wright Medical has been manufacturing hip devices since 1950, accounting for 60% of their annual sales. Unfortunately, many of these devices have caused major complications stemming from a defective design.
No. Wright Technology has yet to recall the Wright Conserve Plus hip device, regardless of the large amounts of lawsuits in the pipeline and the unacceptably high failure rate.
No. The FDA’s Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) has received 200+ Profemur fracture reports, yet they haven’t called for a Wright Profemur recall.
Defective Wright Medical’s hip implants include:
Wright hips have unusually high failure rates, resulting from a variety of physical injuries & persistent health problems. Metal-on-metal hip systems can cause metal ions to leak into the bloodstream, resulting in thyroid dysfunction, renal function impairment, skin rash, depression, cognitive impairment, auditory or visual impairments, and cardiomyopathy.
The most common symptoms of a failed hip replacement may include:
Pope McGlamry fought for plaintiffs in the first bellwether case against Wright Medical. We have a good understanding of hip litigation cases and the injuries individuals have endured due to the failure of these implants. Our Wright hip attorneys have over 60 years of combined personal injury litigation experience and will fight for our clients to receive the compensation they deserve.
If you or a loved one have a defective Wright hip device, contact Pope McGlamry for a free consultation.