Posted on: February 15, 2010
If you received a hip replacement in recent years, you are likely feeling anxious over the news about DePuy’s ASR recall. It’s only natural to be concerned that your hip implant may be affected by the recall. Afterall, one in every eight recipients of the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular System or ASR Hip Resurfacing System may experience a hip replacement failure and require corrective surgery. You can rest assured that the product liability attorneys at Sink Law are on your side to fight for your legal right to compensation.
These tips will help you begin the process of obtaining the compensation you deserve.
- Immediately contact your physician or surgeon. They will be able to determine if your hip plant was affected by the recall, and if you are at risk for medical complications.
- Contact a reputable and experienced personal injury lawyer who can provide a free consultation. They will tell you if you have a valid product liability claim against the manufacturer.
- Whatever you do, do not speak with any representative of DePuy Orthopaedics or their parent company, Johnson & Johnson. Anything statement that you make to them can be twisted and used against you in court.
- Make sure you follow the directions of your personal injury lawyer . They will make sure that your legal rights are protected and that you receive the best possible health care to get you on your way to recovery. They will also ensure that you will receive proper compensation for any lost income, medical bills, and pain and suffering.
Don’t hesitate to call a personal injury lawyer today for a free case evaluation.1-800-849-SINK.