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Biomet M2A-Magnum Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement

The safety of Biomet M2A-Magnum metal-on-metal hip replacement device came under scrutiny following reports stating a number of adverse side effects over the past several years.

The Biomet M2A-Magnum device includes chromium and cobalt in its composition. Much like the recalled DePuy ASR, both the head and the acetabular cup (ball and socket components) in the Biomet are made of metal. When these two components rub together, small metal pieces come off, and enter the surrounding tissue and the bloodstream. This causes inflammation, loosening, cobalt toxicity (metal poisoning), and other problems similar to those implanted with the DePuy ASR devices.

There is some concern the  Biomet M2A-Magnum metal-on-metal hip replacement may prematurely fail and put patients’ health at risk even though it is not recalled.

Symptoms of a Failed Biomet Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant include:

  • Pain around the hip, thigh, or groin
  • Difficulty walking or standing (bearing weight)
  • Swelling around the implant area
  • Rash that indicates dying tissue
  • Loosening or dislocation of the implant

The FDA is currently reviewing the safety and efficacy of Biomet M2A-Magnum metal-on-metal hip replacements. Over 80,000 Biomet M2A-Magnum devices were implanted in patients throughout the United States.

Hip Replacement Failure and Your Legal Rights

If you, or someone you know, suffers from problems with a Biomet metal-on-metal hip replacement, learn how you can protect your rights. Fill out a contact form on this page for a free and confidential case evaluation by a medical product liability lawyer, or contact us at 888-817-2527.

For additional information on the Biomet M2A-Magnum metal-on-metal hip replacement, click on the links below:

Wall Street Journal: Biomet Settles Bribery Allegations

New York Examiner: Will a Biomet Consolidation Create the Fifth All Metal MDL?

Adverse reaction to metal debris after ReCap-M2A-Magnum large-diameter-head metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty, October, 2013

Time to get the Help you Deserve

Do you have an advocate looking out for your best interest?  At Kershaw|Cook|Talley, we represent hundreds of hip replacement patients who, for decades, continue to rely on our knowledge and expertise in fighting and winning cases in the mass tort and medical device arenas. All it takes is 3 simple steps! Start by sharing your story with us through our free evaluation form on this page or we invite you to give us a call toll free at 888-817-2527 for a no-cost, confidential case review.

At Kershaw|Cook|Talley, we look forward to serving you and your family.

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