Yes, you may be able to file a lawsuit if you had a second surgery to replace your Biomet hip device. A second surgery is usually required because the patient is suffering from serious complications including metallosis, pseudo tumors, bone destruction, hip pain, difficulty standing or walking, or more.
If you underwent a second surgery and it was related to the defectiveness of a Biomet hip replacement you do have legal rights to sue. The most common models patients are filing lawsuits for include the Magnum M2A and the M2A Acetabular System 28mm (M2a 38).
Patients filing lawsuits can receive compensation for their pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, spousal damages, and punitive damages.
There are strict statutes of limitations for filing a defective metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuit in Michigan. If you miss a deadline your case will be lost forever. It is important when choosing you lawyer for your Biomet M2A Magnum hip replacement case that you choose an attorney that has significant experience representing patients injured by a defective medical device. Our Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. top rated Biomet hip replacement attorneys work directly with other national law firms to win the best settlement for our clients. Call our law firm office today at (800) 606-1717 to see if you can file a Michigan lawsuit after undergoing a second revision surgery to replace your Biomet hip device.