Questions About Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuits

Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina

How do I determine if my metal hip implant is defective?

Metal-on-metal hip implant symptoms can include pain in the leg, groin, or hip joint, swelling, and numbness. If you experience any of these symptoms, contact your physician to have testing performed. Testing for hip implant failure may involve special imaging tests, joint aspiration, and blood tests to detect high levels of metal ions in the blood.

Remember to keep track of any symptoms you experience and all medical costs you incur. You should not be responsible for additional expenses caused by a defective metal hip implant.

What is the first step in the process of filing a metal hip implant replacement lawsuit?

Filing a lawsuit against the company that manufactured your defective metal hip implant can be a daunting and complex process. Your first step should be hiring an experienced hip implant recall attorney to handle your case. At McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates, P.A., we offer free case evaluations to potential clients. We will happily answer any questions you have about the process of obtaining compensation for your defective hip implant. If you are suffering symptoms of metal hip implant failure, contact us today to schedule your free consultation. 

Our attorneys always seek maximum compensation for the losses you have endured. We use our experience, reputation, resources, and effective legal strategies to make sure your voice is heard, and your needs are provided for.

I have not yet been injured by my metal hip implant. How can I make sure I am protected if an injury does occur?

If you have not yet experienced any negative side effects from your metal hip implant, it is still important to be vigilant. Set up regular appointments with your physician to check on the status of your hip implant, and to check the levels of metal ions your blood.

Meanwhile, keep a detailed record of your medical costs, pain levels, and note any symptoms that may arise. This information will be helpful if your metal hip implant fails and you choose to pursue a hip replacement lawsuit.

How much compensation can I expect if I have been injured by my metal hip implant?

Compensation for a successful hip replacement lawsuit varies case by case. Our Spartanburg hip implant recall attorneys at McWhirter, Bellinger, & Associates have extensive experience protecting the rights of injured victims and their families.

If you or your loved one need to pursue a legal claim against a metal-on-metal hip implant manufacturer, please contact McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates, P.A. today to schedule a free case evaluation with an experienced Spartanburg hip implant recall lawyer. We represent clients throughout Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina.