DePuy Attune Knee Injury Lawyers
The Attune knee system is manufactured and marketed by DePuy Sythes, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The FDA approved the Attune knee replacement system for use in 2010. A study published in The Journal of Knee Surgery notes that a growing number of patients have lodged complaints to the FDA. Many of these failures were reported within the first few years of device implantation. A frequent reason cited in device failure reports is tibial loosening.
Attune knee replacement failures
FDA adverse event reports indicate serious failures of the DePuy Attune knee replacement devices including:
- Failure of components to bond to the bone
- Worn implant components
- Device fracture
- Flaking of metal debris
Patients who experience Attune knee replacement failure have suffered a range of serious injuries such as
- Severe, persistent pain
- Permanent bone loss and muscle damage
- Serious infection and swelling
- Instability of the knee joint
- Decreased range of motion in the knee; difficulty walking
DePuy Attune knee replacement lawsuits
Patients with Attune knee replacement implants who suffered serious injury as a result of the failure of the device have filed lawsuits against DePuy. If you or someone you know has a DePuy Attune knee replacement implant and has suffered a serious injury, contact us.
Our product liability attorneys have represented thousands of people in class action and mass tort lawsuits who were injured by large corporations including those who make dangerous drugs and medical devices over the past 30 years and helped them get compensation for their injuries. We are proud to hold these large companies accountable. Many have been forced to pay back billions of dollars to the people they have injured.