3 May, 2022
Exactech Replacement lawsuits aim to get financial compensation for those who’ve suffered injuries and other complications caused by defective liners and inserts in Exactech knee, ankle and hip replacements.
Exactech, an orthopaedic company, recently issued a recall of around 150,000 implants after it was found that the implants contained a defective plastic insert component that causes them to fail prematurely.
The orthopaedic company has been making inserts since 2004, and were packaging them in non-conforming vacuum bags. Although the bags are oxygen resistant, they don’t have a barrier layer of ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH), which is used to bolster the implant’s resistance to oxygen.
As a result, oxygen can seep into the insert, causing oxidation, which wouldn’t happen if the proper precautions were taken.
The added oxygen can cause the implant to rapidly deteriorate, resulting in the following:
In many cases, a revision surgery may be necessary.
Recalled Exactech knee and ankle systems (since 2004):
Recalled Exactech hip replacement systems:
If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms after receiving an implant, contact our team of professionals who can help you navigate this difficult situation.
In some cases, people may turn to the manufacturer for answers but this could be a critical mistake.
Manufacturers have often misled their consumers with misinformation campaigns and empty promises. At The Barnes Firm, we’re about the facts.
Our best Exactech lawsuit attorneys have years of experience fighting these big companies to get what’s fair for those injured by their defective products.
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If you believe you’ve been suffering due to a faulty knee, hip or ankle implant, The Barnes Firm’s best injury lawyers have the experience to help guide you through the difficult road ahead. And the best part is, our assistance is FREE.
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