LAWSUIT CITES DESIGN DEFECT, NEGLIGENCE IN FAILURE OF WRIGHT PROFEMUR TOTAL HIP SYSTEM TAHT FRACTURED IN PHOENIX PATIENT

Wright Medical Technology Changed Material in 2009, but Issued No Warnings or Recalls

Posted By: MarketWatch.com

Source:  Stephen I. Leshner, P.C 

A Phoenix man filed a lawsuit today in U.S. District Court against Wright Medical Technology, Inc. and Wright Medical Group, Inc. after needing emergency surgery following a sudden catastrophic fracture of the titanium modular neck of the Wright ProFemur Total Hip System as he was dressing for work last July.

The complaint points out that “studies have shown that modular neck adapters made from titanium alloy, such as the ProFemur modular neck adapter” “are more likely to suffer fretting corrosion and fatigue fracture than those made from cobalt-chromium.”  Read Full Article Here

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