Several major manufacturers have issued recalls for defective knee replacements in recent years. On top of this, there may be other manufacturers of knee implants that have not issued recalls or warnings despite instances where a knee replacement turned out to be defective or unable to provide the promised results. Having a knee replacement go wrong can be extremely painful and cause you a lot of problems when it hampers your mobility and ability to work and do other activities. If you suspect that your knee replacement is defective then you should talk to a medical malpractice lawyer right away and make sure you are aware of your right to seek compensation.
Signs that Your Knee Replacement Implant may be Defective
There are a number of things that may indicate that a knee replacement is defective. Whether from a defective knee implant or some sort of mistake during the knee replacement surgery, it is important that you address the symptoms as soon as possible. Speak with an attorney on our team if you have experienced any of the following after a knee replacement:
- Severe Pain
- Decreased range of motion
- Trips or falls from knee instability