Smith & Nephew Metal-on-Metal (MoM) Hip Implant Class Action

Smith & Nephew Metal-on-Metal (MoM) Hip Implant Class Action Lawsuit

Smith & Nephew hip replacement lawsuits because the manufacturer’s metal-on-metal devices led to metallosis and other serious complications. The company recalled 2,000 of the devices in 2016 and several thousand more of another model in 2012-13. Studies have found that the wear between metal parts can release metal ions internally. Elevated metal levels in the body can cause a condition called metallosis which can lead to other serious complications.

This class-action lawsuit alleges that Smith & Nephew was negligent in the research, design, manufacture, regulatory licensing, sale and post-market monitoring of the Smith & Nephew metal-on-metal (MoM) BIRMINGHAM System and R3 LINER devices. This class description would cover everyone with Birmingham MoM devices manufactured by Smith & Nephew.

If you, or a loved one were implanted with a Smith & Nephew hip implant, James H. Brown Injury Lawyers may be able to help. Should you wish assistance with your potential Smith & Nephew Birmingham claim for compensation, please reach out to our Lawyers immediately.

Medical Records

To ensure that you have the proper evidence to support your claim if this matter is furthered, ensure your medical records (or the medical records of the estate/dependable you represent) are intact and readily available. You would be well advised to inform your healthcare providers and obtain copies of your records.

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Speak with a Lawyer right away by email:, or call us toll-free at 1-800-616-0088 to review whether your hip replacement contributed to increased levels of metal in the body (metallosis) that led to other serious complications and determine if you are eligible to bring an action for compensation.


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