Sam Harding Law Firm

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Las Vegas Defective Hip Replacements Lawyers

Las Vegas Defective Hip Replacements Lawyers

Sam Harding Law Firm have experience in handling Defective Hip Replacements cases in Las Vegas, Nevada. If you or a someone you know has suffered serious injury from an Defective Hip Replacements Lawyers in the state of Nevada, we can help.

The residue of this lubricant has been found to cause unfavorable reactions within the body that lead to the loosening either of the shell or in some cases, the shell never adhering to the bone in the first place.

It was by investigation from Sulzer that it became apparent small amounts of the mineral oil-based lubricants had leaked into the machine coolant and remained on the shells even after the cleansing process.

Out of the 25,000 parts recalled, 17,500 had actually been implanted. Sulzer parts not included by the recall have been manufactured by another process and therefore are not affected. Although the FDA is not requiring surgeons to contact the patient, Sulzer is recommending they do so. It is Sulzers primary purpose to deliver all pertinent information regarding the recall to the appropriate parties.

Symptoms include but are not limited to:

Upon implantation up to 6 weeks
Increased thigh pain
Pain with ambulation, rising from a seated position
Groin or anterior trochanteric pain

6 weeks to 3 months
Pain when weight is placed upon hip, requiring a cane or crutch
Not being able to exert resistance tested in straight raised leg test or side-lying abduction test
At or beyond 3 months
X-rays only periodically indicate a nearly complete radiolucent line around the acetabular component

Criticism of Sulzer for failing to take action sooner indicates that they waited nearly a year to take the products off the market even though surgeons noticed patients implanted with the product experienced more difficulty than usual.

 

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Sam Harding

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Sam Harding
Caring, Dedicated and Committed to Justice

Since 1975, Mr. Harding has practiced in the area of personal injury litigation in Nevada. He has represented clients in personal injury cases including but not limited to wrongful death cases, brain injury cases, product liability cases, automobile accident cases, aircraft crash cases, dog bite cases, slip and fall cases, nursing home abuse cases and defamation cases.

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Mr. Harding is a member of the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. He has been lead trial counsel in over one hundred jury trials. Mr. Harding is a member of ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocacy). Mr. Harding is an AV rated attorney in Martindale-Hubble.

Nevada Auto Accidents

The Sam Harding Law Firm knows Nevada motor vehicle law. Our proven track record of court settlements is one of the best of any firm representing the injured from car crashes, motorcycle accidents, trucking and big-rig accidents and other motor vehicle related accident related injuries.

Catastrophic Injury Cases

For over three decades The Sam Harding Law Firm has been helping victims of serious injury in Nevada. From nursing home abuse and neglect to serious injuries such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injuries and more. Let Sam Harding go to work for you. We handle all cases on a personal level. We are caring, dedicated and committed to justice.

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Sam Harding Law Firm

500 South 8th Street

Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

tel 702.333.7777 fax 702.384.5731