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As an increasing number of Americans are faced with the difficult decision of whether to pursue hip or knee replacements, an increasing number of cases involving complications. This has given rise to hundreds of thousands of lawsuits, millions in medical expenses, and ongoing health issues for patients. Now Bristol-Meyers Squibb has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new supplemental drug for deep vain thrombosis, which could result in pulmonary embolism in patients who have undergone hip or knee replacement surgery.

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The new drug, known as Eliquis is intended to prevent deep pain thrombosis in patients who have undergone hip or knee replacement. Advocates for the drug claim that the approval is a significant milestone for the medication and for the patients who suffer from additional health risks associated with knee and hip implants. Our Boston products liability attorneys are dedicated to helping victims or defective or dangerous products recover just compensation for their injuries. In addition to pursuing financial claims, we are committed to raising awareness surrounding the complications associated with medical device injury.
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Biomet Inc., a medical device manufacturer based in the U.S., has agreed to pay a minimum of $56 million in order to settle a multi-district lawsuit stemming from defective metal hip replacements. xray.jpg

Court filings in the case of In Re: Biomet M2A Magnum Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, from the U.S. District Court in Northern Indiana, detail an extended legal battle that began in 2012 and now involves nearly 1,000 plaintiffs.

Our Boston defective hip replacement lawyers hope that more plaintiffs will come forward now that the settlement agreement has been announced.
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No surgery is without potential risks.
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The Ohio man knew that when he signed up to donate a kidney to his sister, who was in desperate need of one. What he most certainly didn’t anticipate was the risk that his perfectly good kidney would be thrown away before it made it to his sister.

And yet, our Boston medical malpractice attorneys understand that is exactly what happened recently at the University of Toledo Medical Center.
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