Defective Medical Device Personal Injury Lawyer
Technology has impacted the way we live our lives. Medical device companies have invested in technology to create devices that have had a huge impact on the way the medical world operates. The use of medical devices, in many cases, has enhanced health care and today we oftentimes depend on them to improve the quality of our life. The amount of medical devices that are used in operating rooms today is at an all-time high due to this evolving technology in the medical world. These medical devices have made the once untreatable… treatable in many cases.
But unfortunately, technology isn’t always perfect. When these devices you depend on to sustain life fail and are defective they can have a disastrous result causing permanent injury or even death.
If you are injured due to a defective medical device, you may have a claim against the manufacturer or seller of these medical products and should consult an experienced product liability lawyer immediately.
COMMON DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICES
Medical devices are an array of products used in the health care world by medical professionals that can either be used to treat conditions internally such as in the case of a pacemaker or externally by use of a wheelchair. These devices are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which deems whether the product is safe and authorizes their use by medical professionals and patients. If a medical device that is FDA-approved becomes defective, it is the FDA’s responsibility to issue a medical device recall to remove its use from the marketplace. There is a list of recalled devices on the FDA’s website. Unfortunately, a product being added to this medical device recall list usually only occurs after hundreds, if not thousands, of consumers have been injured from the medical device.
Many devices have been classified as “defective”. The most common medical devices that have known defects and when fail can cause serious injury are…
- Dialysis machines
- Hip and knee implants
- Breast implants
- Transvaginal mesh
- Insulin pumps
- Long term birth control implants (i.e. Essure)
- Power wheelchairs
- Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters
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WHO IS LIABLE IN A DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE LAWSUIT
If a medical device is defective the problem could have stemmed during a variety of points while the device was being designed, produced or during the supply chain.
Design or Manufacturing Of The Device:
A faulty design or flaw in the manufacturing process could have caused the problem with the device working properly. If this was the case the designer or manufacturer of the medical device would be liable for any injuries caused by the device as it was dangerous while used for its intended purpose.
Instructions Or Warnings:
If the seller failed to include proper instructions for safe use or failed to warn consumers about potential unsafe uses of the device, the seller may be liable for injuries that were sustained.
CURRENT DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE LAWSUITS
The below is a list of some of the defective medical devices that currently have multiple lawsuits pending or have been certified as a class action lawsuit…
Allergan’s Biocell Textured Breast Implants
DePuy Hip Replacement Recall
Stryker ABG II
Transvaginal Mesh SUI & POP Products
Zimmer Knee Implants
Why Choose Brindisi, Murad & Brindisi Pearlman For Your Defective Medical Device Lawsuit?
Serious medical issues that are caused by defective medical devices can cause long-term and serious complications or even lead to death. Our attorneys are nationally recognized and are experienced in all aspects of serious personal injury litigation, including, defective medical device litigation. Our law firm is located in Central New York and has been serving the Utica NY, Syracuse NY, Watertown NY, Binghamton NY areas for over 60 years. We know first-hand how devastating it can be to have been seriously injured or to have had the misfortune of losing a loved one.
We are committed to helping victims receive settlements fast. Our law firm has secured well over $100 million for our clients in verdicts and settlements. The attorneys at Brindisi, Murad & Brindisi Pearlman are focused on personal injury law, fighting for the rights of injured people. If you have been hurt by a defective medical device, we will fight to help you get the compensation that you deserve.
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We stand up for innocent people when they have been injured by a careless individual’s actions. We have over 60 years of experience representing the people of New York State. The partners at Brindisi, Murad & Brindisi Pearlman know that you are counting on us to help navigate the waters of an unfortunate incident. And we take that responsibility seriously. We fight hard to get you every dollar you deserve to make sure your medical bills are paid, to recover your lost wages and get you compensated for your pain and suffering.
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