Depending on the specifics of your case and the harm you’ve suffered, you might be entitled to different amounts of compensation. Plaintiffs in similar hip recall cases have received anywhere from $147,000 to over $3 million. A free consultation with an RLG lawyer can help you determine what you might be entitled to.
In a 2001 class action lawsuit against replacement hip manufacturer Sulzer, patients who’d undergone surgery to remove and replace hips that were contaminated with industrial oil during the manufacturing process at were awarded $1 billion, or about $147,000 each, plus medical expenses.
Recently victims of metal on metal hip replacements, similar to those recalled by Stryker, made by Johnson and Johnson subsidiary Depuy, have been awarded around $200,000 each, plus medical expenses.
While it isn’t possible to predict what Stryker lawsuits will bring victims in terms of compensation, we can tell you that the best way to maximize the chances of getting the greatest recovery is to retain a qualified lawyer to represent your interests.