Failed or defective medical devices cause thousands of injuries each year, according to various studies done by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In order to make a successful medical device defect claim, you should contact an experienced local personal injury trial lawyer who has an established reputation for both getting results in medical device personal injury cases
Plaintiffs in medical device injury claims can declare three basic types of damages:
- 货币损失 can include lost income as the result of an illness or injury exacerbated or caused by a defective medical advice, 未来和过去都失去了收入, and any resulting losses from missed business opportunities.
- 主观的损失 may cover a wide range of issues that can include relationship issues, such as loss of association or companionship that stems from injuries or illnesses caused by a defective medical device. 它也可能包括情感创伤, 痛苦和折磨, and the inability to feel pleasure from normal life activities such as eating, 锻炼, 以及社会或性互动.
- 惩罚性的奖项 are given when a judge or jury wants to punish the designer or manufacturer of a medical device for particularly malicious or intentionally reckless behavior.
Here are a few recalled defective medical devices currently under investigation:
- St. 裘德除颤器 - these devices are linked to cases where the device's wires perforated or punctured a patient's heart
- 与胰岛素泵 - the battery cap on these pumps may lose contact, creating a situation in which a patient is not able to accurately regulate insulin levels
- 美敦力心脏起搏器 - the batteries in these devices deplete rapidly as the result of an internal short
- 美敦力公司协奏曲 - a former Medtronic engineer claims there was not enough testing of the wireless capacity for this device
- 经阴道的网 ——这个设备, used after Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence surgery, 会引起严重的并发症
- Boston Scientific输液口 - the end of this device may detach when inserted, resulting in the need for more surgery
- 多连杆愿景支架 - after being implanted in the vascular system these devices were not staying in place
- Lifesite透析 - these devices may have caused or contributed to a number of incidents of death or injury among dialysis patients
- Biomet髋关节置换 - a component in this device can fracture and require surgical replacement
- NuvaRing - this contraceptive device for women has been reported to increase risk of blood clots, 中风, 和心脏病
- 芬太尼贴片 - a flaw in these patches could cause some patients to overdose and die
The parties that may be deemed responsible for defective product lawsuits and against whom such claims can be made include designers, 制造商, distributors, retailers, and even resellers.
In order to explore whether you should pursue a medical device defect liability claim, it is recommended that you seek the advice of expert personal injury attorneys. Contact our attorneys and we will set up a 咨询 as soon as possible. You can e-mail us or phone us directly so that we can set up a personal meeting. We invite you to investigate our firm through this website and elsewhere in order to ensure yourself of our competence and success in winning and settling product liability lawsuits. 我们是这个组织的积极成员 百万美元拥护者论坛 and high-profile members of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association (AzTLA). Our Phoenix product recall law firm has won the praise not only from the people whom we have represented, but also from our legal and judicial peers.
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