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Ocular Cobalt Toxicity

March 15, 2019 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

Ball-and-socket hip replacements made of metal have been associated with significant side effects due to breakdown.  In some cases, the breakdown is sudden and severe, such as when the implant fractures due to trauma.  In other cases the breakdown is more gradual, with the ball and socket wearing away at each other, often resulting in small slivers of metal being introduced into the joint and bloodstream of the affected patient.

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Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Manufacturer Aware of Risks

May 01, 2017 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

We will never know how many warnings designers and manufacturers of Metal-on-Metal received from their engineers during the development of their products, but a recent investigation by the London Telegraph makes it clear that at least one engineer at one company was well aware of the risks of these devices.

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