Patients who have had a Zimmer Knee Replacement are concerned that the Zimmer Knee implant may be recalled or that they may need a revision surgery after having the Zimmer Knee implanted.  However, there has not been an official Zimmer Knee Replacement recall yet.  However, at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, evidence was presented that showed the Zimmer NexGen Knee failed 9% of the time.

What Do I Do If I Have A Zimmer Knee Replacement and Experience Pain

While not every person who received a Zimmer Knee Replacement can sue, some of the over 1 million people who had the Zimmer NexGen Knee replacement surgery can.  Those who:

  • Suffer knee pain
  • Suffer pain in the groin area
  • Swelling of the knee and leg
  • Loosening from the bone
  • Trouble walking
  • Metallosis (from metal-on-metal rubbing fragments)
  • Had Zimmer Knee revision surgery

What Do I Do If I Think I Am A Zimmer Knee Victim?

There are two main things for a person to do if they believe they are a Zimmer Knee Replacement Victim: contact their surgeon and contact an experienced attorney.  Your  surgeon can tell you if you need a revision surgery.  Second, by contacting an experienced Zimmer Knee Replacement attorney, you can make sure you safeguard your rights.  There are several issues with a Zimmer Knee Replacement lawsuit including statute of limitations, proving Zimmer is at fault through either a design defect, failure to act, or another cause of action, and making sure that you are adequately paid for your medical bills, time off of work, etc.