South Carolina DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuits

Recipients of artificial hips made by DePuy Orthopaedics are at risk of serious problems that could require revision surgery. These implants have such a high failure rate, they have been recalled by the manufacturer. People that have been implanted with a defective implant have legal options which can include a lawsuit against DePuy.

Contact a South Carolina hip implant attorney if you believe you have a case.

South Carolina Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations is the maximum amount of time a plaintiff can wait before filing a lawsuit. No actions can be taken against a defendant after the statute of limitations has run out. Each state is responsible for setting its own limits, as well as the criteria which determines when the clock starts running on the time limit.

In South Carolina the statute of limitations are:

  • Personal Injury - 3 years, with the discovery rule
  • Wrongful Death - 3 years, with the discovery rule
  • Products Liability - 3 years, with the discovery rule

A DePuy hip implant lawyer will evaluate your specific circumstances during a free consultation and will let you know your legal rights and options. Our attorneys only take on cases with true merit and will not accept cases we are not confident with.

If you choose to take legal action, we may be able to help you obtain compensatory damages, including:

  • Past and present medical bills
  • Lost wages during rehabilitation
  • Financial support for your family during recovery
  • Pain and suffering

Contact a South Carolina Hip Implant Lawyer

If your hip implant has failed, you deserve to be justly compensated. Contact a hip implant lawyer in South Carolina to find out if you qualify to file a legal claim. We would like to help you and your family. You should act quickly to ensure your time doesn't run out.

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