Biomet Lawsuit FAQs
Has a Biomet M2a Magnum recall been issued?
Despite reports of complications, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not issued a recall of the Biomet M2a Magnum hip replacement systems.
Why is the Biomet M2a Magnum hip replacement referred to as “metal-on-metal” devices?
The Biomet M2a Magnum hip system includes metal cup and head components that can grind together over time. This can lead to severe complications, such as metallosis, or metal poisoning.
What are the potential problems linked to Biomet implants?
The Biomet M2a Magnum has been linked to severe hip replacement problems such as fretting and corrosion, hip implant loosening, metal poisoning, bone fractures and dislocation. Patients have reported experiencing symptoms such as swelling at the hip implant site, pain and difficulty walking.
Have any Biomet M2a Magnum studies been conducted?
The Australian National Joint Registry conducted a Biomet study in 2011 and found that patients implanted with Biomet M2A Magnum hips had a yearly revision surgery rate of 7.2 percent.
Am I eligible to file a Biomet lawsuit?
If you were implanted with a Biomet hip replacement system and experienced fretting or corrosion, metal poisoning, hip dislocation or other complications, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit. Contact the Biomet hip lawyers at Hissey Kientz, LLP to learn more about your legal rights by calling toll free at 1-866-275-4454, or by filling out a free case evaluation form on the right of this page.