Have you been affected by a faulty Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement? If so, Medical Claim Legal can help you get the financial compensation you deserve. These Zimmer Persona Knee Replacements have been recalled due to the adverse complications they cause once they are put into someone’s body. The effects from these faulty replacements are serious and can lead to legal action against the medical manufacturer and providers. The FDA recently issued a recall for this knee replacement. Below, we will explain what a Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement is, how it can go bad and why Medical Claim Legal is your best choice for help.
According to the medical manufacturer (Zimmer Inc.), a total knee replacement intends to achieve the following goals:
- recreation of alignment below the knee in the leg
- correct implant design and orientation
- fixing the implant to the body securely
- proper soft tissue balancing and stability
Zimmer claims their Persona Knee system accomplishes these goals “by combining alignment accuracy with a simple, straight-forward technique.”
FDA Recall of Zimmer Replacements
In March 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a formal recall on parts of the Zimmer Persona Knee Replacements. More specifically, the Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate is the part that has been recalled. There has been a high number of complaints of radiolucent lines and loosening of the prosthesis. Device manufacturers were made aware of the recall and the potential dangers in performing this type of knee replacement.
Lawsuits Involving Zimmer Persona Knees
When Zimmer first marketed the replacement, they claimed it was “the most clinically successful knee replacement” they had produced at the time. When lofty expectations are promised and the possible dangers of the surgery are not disclosed, the device manufacturer can be held accountable.
How Medical Claim Legal Can Help You
A failed knee replacement surgery can be debilitating and expensive. If you have been the victim of faulty Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement, Medical Claim Legal can help you get the compensation you deserve. Our team of medical litigation experts can make sure you are represented properly against the device manufacturer responsible for your condition. Contact us for a free consultation.
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