The “disappointing” scale of the problem is becoming clearer by the day, with thousands suffering dangerous side effects of metal-on-metal hip implants.
The first claimant to take a case to trial against Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturers of the DePuy metal hip has won his case in California, paving the way to more claims in America and in the UK. The Jury in the case stopped short of awarding exemplary damages which is an option in American… Read more
Metal on Metal Hips – Understanding the Problems We have released a new information video to help people understand the problems associated with the failure of their Metal on Metal Hip implants. Watch our information video In this video, we use animated graphics to illustrate what happens inside the body when the Metal on Metal… Read more
Lampkins offering advice following widespread concern as research confirms high failure rate Research published in The Lancet, has shown “unequivocal evidence” that metal-on-metal hip replacements have a much higher failure rate than other options. The publication of this data follows on from advice by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) that patients who… Read more
Lampkins specialist legal team already representing metal hip implant patients ahead of MHRA news The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has advised that patients who have undergone hip replacements using a metal hip implant should be monitored annually for life. The health regulator issued the advice following a joint BBC Newsnight and British… Read more