Stryker Triathlon Knee Replacement Recall Lawyer Washington, DC
If you have suffered from a Stryker Triathlon knee replacement implant, you may benefit from the help of a Stryker Triathlon knee replacement recall lawyer in Washington, DC.
Triathlon knee systems have been implanted in over 2 million patients worldwide and unfortunately, many of these people have suffered because of the negligence of Stryker its manufacturer. In 2013, the FDA issued a Class I recall for Stryker’s ShapeMatch Cutting Guide. This is not the actual knee replacement device itself but a guide for the surgeon performing the implant surgery to properly position the components of the device by marking the patient’s bone. Prior to this, in 2012, Stryker had stated that they recognized a defect in their ShapeMatch product and advised surgeons to stop using it.
Patients who have suffered from a Stryker Triathlon knee replacement surgery that was performed by a Washington, DC surgeon may need the help of a lawyer who is licensed to protect the rights of Stryker device recall victims in Washington, DC and its surrounding areas.
Stryker Triathlon and Recall
The Stryker Triathlon Knee System is a knee replacement device that was developed by Stryker Orthopedics and approved by the FDA in 2005.
Stryker recalled the ShapeMatch Cutting Guide because it caused surgeons to make inaccurate bone cuts that caused many patients to suffer. This guide is a single-use plan designed for each patient Surgeons used it when performing the Triathlon knee implant surgery. It is supposed to give the surgeon a guide for cutting the bone and for placement of the artificial knee. Unfortunately, many people have suffered from injuries because of their knee replacement that used Stryker’s faulty and dangerous ShapeMatch Cutting Guide.
If you have suffered because of a Triathlon knee replacement, a Washington, DC based Stryker recall lawyer may be able to get you the compensation you deserve. If your bone was not cut in exactly the right spot and/or the device was improperly placed, you likely have expenses that you should not have to be responsible for. A good lawyer may be able to hold Stryker liable for their negligence and get them to give you financial compensation for your knee replacement related expenses, as well as for your pain and suffering.
If a patient’s Triathlon Knee replacement device is improperly fitted, they may suffer from:
- Joint instability
- Joint looseness
- Bone fracture(s)
- Misaligned knee replacement device
- Disabilities, such as loss of mobility, range of motion, chronic pain, etc.
- Undergoing or needing to undergo revision surgery
- Injuries from knee replacement device failure
If you have suffered from any of the above Triathlon knee replacement problems or one not mentioned here, a highly rated Washington, DC Stryker recall lawyer may be able to protect your rights and hold Stryker accountable for their wrongs.
For a highly rated Stryker Triathlon knee replacement recall lawyer in Washington, DC, contact Cohen & Cohen, P.C. for a free case evaluation with no obligation, any time of the day or night, any day of the year.