According to Spitzer, who has been a social worker in various settings for over 12 years, "Disabled children very often need hip replacements. This is very difficult for these children who do not easily tolerate long periods of recuperation"
The helpline does have a group of lawyers they work with but, according to Spitzer they must meet strict criteria. They must keep the case in house and not refer it out, and must have a knowledgeable designated contact person who is more then just a screening person. "These poor folks need TLC and information. They need to know you have an understanding of both the emotional and physical turmoil this has caused in their life. They have questions and want answers". The Helpline offers this as well as connection to a lawyer. The goal, according to Spitzer, who comes from a social worker Model, is a resource not just for lawyers. The helpline is in need of more attorneys to help their callers as well as physicians who are experienced with the complications and revision surgeries. 1 877 522-2123 http://DePuyhipreplacementhelpline.com
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Welcome to the DePuy Hip replacement helpline This site was launched to help people suffering from a failed hip replacement. The helpline offers support, lawyer connection and eventually a list of orthopedic surgeons experienced with revision surgery as well as all resources. The depuyhipreplacementhelpline needs more sensitive lawyers and Doctors.
1 877 522-2123