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My aunt had a defective Simmer hip put in about 5 years ago . It is one of the ones that has failed and recalled .

Naples, FL |

the surgeon was jailed in west Virginia on a tax evasion charge and is no longer practicing . She is now a resident of Florida but is unable to walk without a walker and uses a wheelchair when needed . She has all of her hospital records . We need a surgeon to replace the hip so that she can live a decent life . We have been turned away by many . She has Medicare A and B but no additional insurance . How do we get this accomplished ? How do we find legal representation ? THIS IS A SIMMER HIP ! ! ! ! locally ? A doctor that is willing to work on her ? ?

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  1. If you are talking about a Zimmer hip, if you Google those 2 words you will get dozens of firms that represent patients. Find one local to you, so you know you will get personal attention. Good luck.

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  2. Luckily, Upton above has offered to help.

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  3. There are many law firm adverting that they are taking client for a class action against this hip product. Please call one of them for more information on what you can do.