So much pain that I cannot follow your posting. Please clarify. Sad about Schmipf's.
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There are a number of different hip replacement devices which are the subject of products liability lawsuits for being defective. As a result additional information is needed about your situation to help determine if you have a viable case. There are specific time limits on your ability to bring a claim depending on your situation so I would advise you consult with an attorney as soon as possible.
Why has your acetabular cup misplaced? Have you obtained a second opinion from an orthopedist? You may have a case depending on the answers to these questions. Go to a med mal attorney with this information; consultation is generally free.
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You need to make a determination very quickly if you want to proceed as it appears that the statute of limitations may expire very shortly. Has anyone reviewed your records yet? do you have your records? Where did you have the THA done? What type of prosthetic was implanted? (i.e. Stryker?) Did you follow up with the surgeon? What do the post-op x-rays show? You say the cup has been misplaced, did it move? How big of a leg length discrepancy do you have? There are experts who will testify against other doctors in hip replacement cases if you have a viable claim. Based on the information you provided, it's difficult to know one way or the other, but you should act immediately.
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Maybe but you must gather your medical records and consult with an attorney immediately. You may be right up against the statute of limitations.
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There is a dearth of information in your post. You will need to present a much more comprehensive account to an experienced NY medical malpractice attorney to determine if you have a viable claim.
It appears that you have waited so long that no competent medical malpractice attorney would take this case which S/L will expire imminently. No time to work with, but I suspect other attorneys have rejected your case already.
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