There are growing concerns about the Attune® Knee System’s safety
– or lack thereof. The knee replacement system was first put on
the medical market in 2011 by its manufacturer, DePuy Synthes, and it
is believed upwards of 400,000 patients have received the implant. However,
leading medical professionals have concluded the Attune® Knee System
has an unusually high chance of failure after implantation, causing dangerous
Farah Law in McAllen is known for providing unwavering and steadfast legal
representation to the wrongfully injured, including those who have been
hurt by defective Attune® Knee Systems. If you have experienced painful
and hazardous side effects ever since the device was implanted, then you
might have the right to seek compensation from DePuy.
Compensation you may be able to cite in your injury claim includes:
Medical cost for initial surgery
Cost for any secondary surgeries to remove implant
Pain and suffering
Wages lost while recovering from your surgeries or injuries
Potential Health Conditions Caused by Attune® Failures
In an article published by the
Journal of Knee Surgery, a collection of orthopedic surgeons studied the design and safety of
the Attune® Knee System. They found that bonding agents used to keep
knee implants in place after initial surgeries do not work well with the
unique design of the Attune®. A component of the knee replacement
device is designed to move to reduce stress on the overall system, but
this also makes a permanent bonding difficult, if not impossible. Numerous
premature failures of the system have been reported due to the bonding
agent coming loose.
After an Attune® Knee System fails, the patient may experience:
With over 50 years of total legal experience, our personal injury law firm
in McAllen knows the ins and outs of liability laws and defective medical
product claims. Whatever DePuy or their insurer throws at your Attune®
Knee System lawsuit to try to defeat it, you can be confident that we
will have a response and counter. Your rights and wellbeing are our priorities
from start to finish.
We would like to talk to you about your legal options.
Contact us today.