Transcript - Biomet - Metal on Metal Hip Implants Settlement

Biomet has agreed to a $56 million settlement of its artificial hip implant claims. Biomet agreed to pay a base rate of $200,000 each to hundreds of people who received artificial hips that were later replaced.

Biomet's metal on metal implants are designed to create a new, smoothly functioning joint that replaces painful bone on bone contact. Some patients experienced muscle damage related to metal shavings released into the body and dangerous levels of metal were found in the bloodstreams. Affected patients are being diagnosed with Metallosis, or metal poisoning, and undergoing costly revision surgeries.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states over 330 thousand hip replacements are performed in the U.S. each year. According to court records there are 500,000 U.S. citizens with an all-metal hip implant. Currently, there are more then 950 Biomet Hip lawsuits filed. Although other hip implants have been removed from the market, Biomet's M2A Magnum has not been recalled.

Our goal at Moll Law Group is to inform consumers of potentially dangerous products and provide assistance with the filing of claims. If you have a case and would like a prompt and confidential evaluation, please fill out our free consultation form. For free consumer safety information and case updates, visit us at ‪legalnewsnetwork.com‬‬

Client Reviews

★★★★★
"He’s not afraid to take on the big companies. He has sued Ford, he has sued Merck, Bridgestone, Firestone… He’s fearless. He’s relentless." Deane Brown
★★★★★
"He was able to richly bless us with some medical reimbursements for losing Hope that we didn’t expect. It didn’t replace Hope, it never will replace. But it just gave us a lot of blessing." Melanie Moul
★★★★★
"He was there not to do something for himself, he was there to help me with my problem. And that’s what he did, he took care of it." Anne Levy
★★★★★
"Ken is unique among attorneys that I've worked with because as he pursues cases, he's always focused on the individuals, strategizing ways to best serve the needs of the client. He's a lawyer for people." John Galarnyk
★★★★★
"He’s very kind, and he’s just someone that you can really count on. Always." Michael McStraw