Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Added to Texas Multidistrict Litigation
The Pinnacle metal-on-metal total hip replacement system has come under sustained criticism from patient advocates for its severe side effects. Pinnacle hip problems include high risk of early failure, metallosis, cobalt toxicity, tumors, and bone and tissue death. Patients who have experienced these side effects have consulted a DePuy lawyer to determine if they might be eligible to obtain compensation by filing a Pinnacle hip lawsuit.
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A recently filed lawsuit alleging Pinnacle hip problems has been transferred to the growing DePuy hip multidistrict litigation (MDL) now underway in a Texas federal court. Through his DePuy lawyer, plaintiff Michael Harmon filed his Pinnacle hip lawsuit in his home state of Maryland on December 19, 2011. It was transferred to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District… “