Orthopedic Device Could Cause Fractures, Warns Mike Lewis Attorneys

(LegalLaw247.com, February 23, 2013 ) GREENSBORO, N.C. - On Friday, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Class I recall, the most serious type, for the LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve, an orthopedic device. The device is made manufactured by Depuy, an orthopedic unit for Johnson & Johnson. The device has been recalled due to the potential for fractures.

According to the FDA, the LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve is intended for use with the LPS System which is an end-stage revision knee product that allows surgeons to reconstruct severe soft tissue and bony defects.

The federal agency has received 10 reports of the device malfunctioning.

The recalled devices were manufactured from 2008 to July 2012.

A facture in the sleeve at the taper joint may result in the loss of function, loss of limb, infection, compromised soft tissue or death.

Mike Lewis Attorneys advises consumers that have been injured by defective medical devices to explore their legal options.

The personal injury law firm offers free legal consultations at their Greensboro and Winston-Salem offices to all individuals injured by defective products.

North Carolina residents that are seeking additional information about product liability claims should visit www.mikelewisattorneys.com.

About Mike Lewis Attorneys

A well-respected name in personal injury law, Mike Lewis Attorneys is committed to helping individuals who have been injured by the actions of another in the state of North Carolina. The personal injury lawyers at Mike Lewis Attorneys have a wealth of knowledge and experience in auto injury claims, premises liability, dangerous drug litigation, and product liability claims. Visit Mike Lewis Attorneys online at http://www.mikelewisattorneys.com for a free case

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