If you have one of these implants or think you have one of these implants you should get both legal and medical advice. There are legal statutes of limitations that mat bar your right to make a legal claim if you do not file your case with in specific time limits that are different in different states. So you should call us or another attorney experienced in medical device cases immediately to protect your rights.
You should also contact your orthopedic surgeon to ask for blood testing to see if you have elevated metal levels of cobalt or chromium in your blood. This is true even if you have no symptoms of pain or limitation of motion with your implant. Sometimes significant damages is done to the tissue in the hip before there are any symptoms of pain.