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DEPUY SYNTHES 4.5MM VA-LCP CURVED CONDYLAR PLATE LAWSUITS

The DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate is an implant device for patients who have suffered a fracture of the distal femur. Patients and medical professionals have reported failure of the device following surgery. The rupturing of the implanted plate has led to serious complications including pain, infection, and the need for revision surgery.

DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate Lawyers are Ready to Help

Contact our DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate Lawyers to review whether you or a family member may be entitled to financial compensation. Levy Konigsberg LLP is currently accepting DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one has suffered one or more of these complications, you may be entitled to a cash award and compensation for medical expenses. For a free confidential consultation with DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate Lawyers at our law firm, please call (800) 315-3806 or submit an email inquiry.

What is the DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate?

The DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate is an implant comprised of stainless steel and titanium alloy plates and locking screws that join together broken bones. The plate is designed to repair fractures in the thigh bone above the knee when the bone has been separated into multiple fragments.

What is Happening with the DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate?

Since 2011, the FDA has received over 200 reports of adverse effects related to the DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate. Some reports indicate that the device broke post-surgery once the patient resumed normal weight bearing activities. The Journal of Orthopedic Trauma released a study indicating high rates of mechanical malfunction in these devices. A subsequent study reported that the failure was likely due to a design flaw in the screw holes and sizes of the plates.

Several lawsuits have already been initiated against the manufacturer of the DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate. The lawsuits claim that the manufacturer knew or should have known that the product was defective or that the device contained a design defect.

DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate Side Effects and Complications

The primary complication of the DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate is that the plate may break or bend. The side effects associated with the fracturing of the device include:

  • Inability to walk or bear weight on the affected leg;
  • Bone fracture;
  • Pain;
  • Infection; and
  • Revision surgery

DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate Lawyers are Ready to Help

Contact our DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate Lawyers to review whether you or a family member may be entitled to financial compensation. Levy Konigsberg LLP is currently accepting DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one has suffered one or more of these complications, you may be entitled to a cash award and compensation for medical expenses. For a free confidential consultation with DePuy Synthes 4.5mm VA-LCP Curved Condylar Plate Lawyers at our law firm, please call (800) 315-3806 or submit an email inquiry.

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