The FDA has announced a Class I Recall for the Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder after the device was linked to high rates of fracture, which could require revision surgery leading to adverse health complications.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one had problems after shoulder replacement surgery, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.
Shoulder Replacement Complications Prompt Class I FDA Recall
February 16, 2017 – Zimmer Biomet issued the recall after receiving a higher than expected number of reports regarding fracture of its Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder, which may increase risk of the following complications:
- Revision surgery
- Permanent loss of shoulder function
The Zimmer Reverse Shoulder is a shoulder replacement device used on patients with rotator cuff tears suffering from arthritis who have previously failed shoulder joint replacement.
Did You Need Revision Surgery After Receiving a Shoulder Replacement?
If you had a shoulder joint replacement that failed, forcing you to undergo revision surgery, you may be eligible for compensation through the filing of a lawsuit and we can help. For some, the damage is so severe the patient is no longer a candidate for shoulder replacement. For others, the risks of revision surgery are simply too great.
Do I Have a Biomet Shoulder Replacement Lawsuit?
The Class Action Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Zimmer shoulder replacement lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you had complications after shoulder surgery, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.