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Class II Recall of Zimmer Inc.'s Persona® Trabecular Metal™ Tibial Plate

Zimmer Inc., the largest knee implant manufacturer in the world, has issued a voluntary Class 2 recall of its Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial knee implant component.

Zimmer has issued a voluntary recall of the product due to an increase in complaints of loosening and radiolucent lines, which are gaps between the artificial knee component and the bone. These gaps can cause pain, instability and in certain cases may require surgery to repair and correct.

It is estimated that more than 11,000 implants have been sold in the United States and all sizes and lots have been affected. The FDA issues Class 2 recalls when a product can “cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences.” For more information about the Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate FDA Class 2 Device Recall, please visit the FDA recall page.

Wilentz, Goldman and Spitzer is investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of individuals affected by this Zimmer recall. If you or someone you know has been affected by this recent Zimmer recall, contact our attorneys at 855-800-0093 for a free consultation.