Recalled Exactech Knee Replacement Lawsuit

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Recalled Exactech Knee Replacement Lawsuit

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Exactech Knee Replacement Recall Information

An Exactech Optetrak recall was issued for more than 146,000 knee implants used since 2004. If an Exactech implant system was used in your knee replacement surgery, you may be entitled to compensation.

On February 7, 2022, medical device manufacturer Exactech sent a knee replacement recall notice to orthopedic surgeons throughout the United States. The notice provided information regarding over 146,000 defective knee inserts that were implanted in patients from the year 2004 onward. Exactech additionally provided orthopedic surgeons a draft recall letter to be sent to all patients who had a defective device implanted. Individuals who have received an Exactech knee replacement may qualify for a lawsuit against the manufacturer.

Exactech first disclosed issues with the inserts in an August 2021 recall affecting over 60,000 patients. This recall was substantially expanded on February 7, 2022 to include all Exactech Optetrak knee replacements (2004 and later), Logic knee implants (2009 and later), and Truliant knee systems (2017 and later)—a total of over 146,171 knee implants used since 2004.

The majority of Exactech brand knee implants sold since 2004 have been recalled, including:

  • Exactech Optetrak CR Tibial Components
  • Exactech Optetrak PS Tibial Components
  • Exactech Optetrak CR Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Optetrak CR Slope Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Optetrak PS Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Optetrak HI-FLEX PS Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Optetrak Logic CR Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Optetrak Logic CR Slope Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Optetrak Logic CRC Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Optetrak Logic PS Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Optetrak Logic PSC Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Optetrak Logic CC Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Truliant CR Tibial Insert
  • Exactech Truliant CR Slope Tibial Insert
  • Exactech Truliant CRC Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Truliant PS Tibial Inserts
  • Exactech Truliant PSC Tibial Inserts

Individuals who underwent Exactech knee replacement surgery in 2004 or later may qualify for an Exactech knee replacement lawsuit. You do not need to know the precise Exactech implant used to find out if you qualify.

To speak with an experienced Exactech knee replacement attorney, please submit an Exactech Case Evaluation Request. You may also contact Walton Telken by email or phone: casereview@waltontelken.com (24/7) | 844-307-7349 (8:30AM-5PM CT Monday through Friday).

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Exactech Knee Replacement Lawsuit

If you received a recalled Exactech knee replacement in 2004 or later, you may have a legal claim for compensation. The experienced attorneys at Walton Telken may be able to help.

What is the problem with Exactech knee inserts? Defective polyethylene inserts used with Exactech knee replacements have been found to degrade prematurely, causing failure rates 3 to 7 times higher than other total knee replacement systems and resulting in patients needing costly knee revision surgery.

Significant Exactech knee recall settlements may now be available for individuals who received an:

  • Exactech Optetrak knee replacement since 2004
  • Exactech Optetrak Logic knee implant since 2009
  • Exactech Truliant knee replacement since 2017

If you or a loved one had to get revision surgery after a knee or ankle replacement with an Exactech implant, you may be entitled to significant compensation. Find out if you qualify now.

Even if you have not yet had revision surgery, you may be entitled to compensation if you’ve experienced symptoms of implant failure.

Signs of Knee Replacement Failure

The following symptoms have been reported by other patients who have suffered Exactech knee replacement failure:

  • New or worsening knee pain;
  • Knee swelling;
  • Knee grinding;
  • Knee clicking;
  • Knee stiffness;
  • Pain while walking; and/or
  • Knee instability.

If you have experienced any of these symptoms, the experienced attorneys at Walton Telken recommend that you immediately report the issue to your surgeon, who may obtain knee x-rays to evaluate your implant. Should your surgeon find evidence of knee replacement failure, he or she may recommend knee revision surgery or surgery to exchange the defective polyethylene insert.

Even if you have not experienced symptoms, Exactech knee recall settlements may still be available.

Contact our office today to learn more: casereview@waltontelken.com (24/7) | 844-307-7349 (8:30AM-5PM CT Monday through Friday).

Do You Qualify for the Exactech Knee Replacement Lawsuit or Settlement?

If you or a loved one have undergone knee replacement surgery since 2004 with an Exactech Optetrak, Exactech Optetrak Logic, or Exactech Truliant knee implant, you may be entitled to significant compensation.

It is not necessary that you know right now whether a recalled Extactech knee implant was used. The experienced attorneys at Walton Telken can investigate your potential Exactech knee replacement lawsuit.

To request a free, no-obligation consultation, submit an Exactech Case Evaluation Request or contact the attorneys at Walton Telken today: casereview@waltontelken.com (24/7) | 844-307-7349 (8:30AM-5PM CT Monday through Friday).

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