METAL HIP IMPLANT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-044730
This expert has over 20 years of expertise in materials consulting and forensic engineering work. He received a bachelor's in manufacturing engineering from Brunel University of West London. He continued on at Brunel to earn his PhD in metallurgy. A licensed metallurgical engineer, he is a member of the American Society of Testing & Materials and the American Society of Materials International. He served as a senior metallurgical engineer at Testing Engineers INC. and a ...
Expert Witness: E-172711
This professor of Metallurgy maintains a keen expertise in metallurgy, alloys, mechanical performance, metal deformation and fracture mechanics and failure analysis. After earning his PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, he moved to the United States where he served as a National Research Council research fellow at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. For more than 20 years, he has taught at a prominent ...

METAL HIP IMPLANT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Statistics Expert References International Data In Hip Implant MDL METAL HIP IMPLANT Expert Case

…  and distribution of the Pinnacle Acetabular Cup System hip implants (Pinnacle device). The device, which was used to replace diseased …  cases in this MDL involving Pinnacle devices lined with metal, ceramic, or polyethylene in their sockets. The plaintiffs acted through …

Negligent Hip Replacement Surgery Allegedly Causes Implant To Fail METAL HIP IMPLANT Expert Case

…  case involves an 80-year-old male patient who underwent a hip replacement revision for his left hip. He required a revision due to infection in his first implant. Because of the infection, the patient required a second implant as …

Hip Replacement Patient Receives Incorrect Implant METAL HIP IMPLANT Expert Case

Hip Replacement Patient Receives Incorrect Implant

…  a 79-year-old male patient who underwent a scheduled hip replacement. The surgeon had requested a size 36 implant for the patient’s procedure. The size 36 implant arrived in mislabeled …

FDA Regulations Discussed After Zimmer Hip Use Results in Metallosis METAL HIP IMPLANT Expert Case

…  a history of rheumatoid arthritis who used the Zimmerman hip device after she fell at her home and dislocated her hip. After assessing …  became severe. A later evaluation showed she had developed metallosis since receiving the Zimmer hip replacement. She subsequently …

FDA Regulation Expert Opines on Zimmer Hip Replacement Metallosis METAL HIP IMPLANT Expert Case

…  a history of rheumatoid arthritis who used the Zimmerman hip device after she fell at her home and dislocated her hip. After assessing …  became severe. A later evaluation showed she had developed metallosis since receiving the Zimmer hip replacement. She subsequently …

Sports Medicine Physician Opines on Inappropriate Removal of Joint Cartilage METAL HIP IMPLANT Expert Case

…  who began to complain of persistent pain in her left hip some time after giving birth to her second child. After the pain began to …  of cartilage that provides cushioning and stability to the hip joint. The plaintiff then underwent surgery to repair the tear, …