Several physicians are urging a Zimmer NexGen Knee recall as the result of serious problems and component failures in the knee, requiring additional surgeries. The FDA has recalled some of the components following several lawsuits concerning the Zimmer NexGen CR-Flex knee failure rate. In fact, a prominent consultant for Zimmer recently went public stating that the Zimmer NexGen knee has significant problems and warned against its use.
If you have undergone knee replacement surgery, contact a Zimmer NexGen Knee attorney for more information regarding the Zimmer NexGen knees and their safety risks.
As a result of the component problems, several patients have reported NexGen Knees loosening and requiring additional surgeries to have the devices replaced, leading to an increased risk of complications.
If you or a loved one has experienced discomfort or other problem after a knee replacement surgery with a Zimmer NexGen knee, you may be entitled to obtain compensation. Please contact one of our experienced New Mexico medical malpractice lawyers for more information and for a free consultation.