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Defective Medical Device Lawyer

If you have been injured by a Defective Medical Device, knowing your legal rights can provide both financial relief and peace of mind.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that there are approximately 22,000 deaths associated with defective products each year in the United States.

We are currently evaluating  injury claims throughout the U. S. victims of  defective medical devices. All victims have the right to seek compensation for their injuries, damages, loss of wages, and medical expenses. Our defective medical devices injury lawyers handle all types of defective medical device claims.

A  defective medical device can cause life-threatening physical injuries and trauma that can include financial damage. Injured victims must deal with large and unforeseeable medical expenses, loss of wages, pain, suffering and loss of quality of life. Family members also can suffer economic loss, mental anguish and loss of companionship in caring for an injured family member.

Many defective medical devices injuries occur due to negligence on the part of the manufacturers. When a defective medical device injury is caused by another party’s negligence you are entitled compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering as well as other damages.

 

defective medical devices lawsuitsIf you or a loved one has been injured by a defective medical device where you feel you may be entitled to compensation, please complete the contact form on the right or call us at 1-866-757-6949 for a free case evaluation. A live personal injury counselor is available to answer your questions 24 hours a day. Time is of the essence when it comes to filing your personal injury lawsuit!

ALL OF OUR EXPERIENCED DEFECTIVE MEDICAL DEVICE LAWYERS WORK ON A CONTINGENCY BASIS AND DON'T GET PAID UNLESS YOU DO!

Mirena IUD Lawsuit

mirena-iud-lawyerMany victims of Mirena IUD side effects can suffer permanent internal scarring, serious infection and organ damage. Our lawyers are accepting claims on behalf of women who suffered serious Mirena IUD complications. Our lawyers are accepting claims on behalf of women who suffered serious Mirena IUD complications. Read More

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

transvaginal-mesh-lawsuitFor many women suffering from pelvic organ prolapse (POP), a condition in which the bladder, uterus, rectum or vagina slip out of place, or stress urinary incontinence (SUI) the implantation of a transvaginal mesh device was assumed to be a welcome relief to treat their condition. Instead, the implantation of the faulty devices left many women experiencing life-altering side effects and devastating complications. Read More

Wright Hip Replacement Lawsuit

wright-hip-replacement-lawsuitThe lawsuit accuses Wright Medical Technology, Inc. of a faulty design. The hip replacement system in question has a modular design, which means that the neck component can be adjusted to fit each patient’s leg length. Please call us at 1-866-757-6949 for a free case evaluation. Read More

Biomet Hip Replacement Lawsuit

biomet-hip-replacement-lawsuit-lawyer-attorneyOur lawyers are investigating hip replacement failures involving the Biomet® M2a-Magnum™ hip implant system. The Biomet® M2a-Magnum™ hip replacement system consists of a metal cup made of a cobalt chromium alloy and is frequently paired with a large diameter Biomet® cobalt chromium modular head. Read More

Zimmer Hip Replacement Lawsuit

zimmer-lawyer-hip-replacement-lawyer-attorney=lawsuitPotential lawsuits are being investigated on behalf of individuals who have experienced problems with the Zimmer Durom Cup, which was recalled in early 2008 due to issues that may make the hip replacement system prone to early failure. In July 2008, the manufacturer decided to suspend U.S. sales of the product, but a Zimmer Durom Cup recall was not issued since they did not uncover evidence of any manufacturing defect or design defect. Read More

Each State has a strict statute of limitations for you to file your personal injury lawsuit. Choosing an experienced lawyer will be very important to your lawsuit and the amount of compensation of your settlement!

Recent Defective Medical Device Injury Settlements & Verdicts

  • $19 Million Heart By Pass Settlement: For Failure to Apply Correct Standard of Care in Heart Bypass Surgery.
  • $8.5 Million Medical Device Settlement: Against Ethicon Endo Surgical, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, in a defective medical device case.
  • $8 Million Fosomax Settlement: Verdict against Merck in the first ever plaintiff’s Fosamax trial.
  • $800,000 Birth Delivery Settlement: For Infant that sustained injury during birth delivery.
  • $775,000 Medical Device Settlement: Against defective medical device manufacturer resulting in injury and settlement.
  • $2.05 Million Defective Medical Device Settlement: Defective medical device product and settled with the manufacturer of the device and the hospital where the injury occurred.
  • $120 Million Defective Bone Screw Settlement: $120 Million total settlement for plaintiffs injured as a result of implantation of spinal bone screws.
  • $3.3 Million Defective Insulin Pump Settlement: Defective product liability action against manufacturer of Insulin Pump.
  • $1.1 Million Hospital Radiologist Settlement: Against Hospital Radiologist for causing a brainstem herniation

Defective Product Statistics

  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)  reports that there are nearly 30 million injuries associated with defective consumer products each year.
  • Each year, more than 220,000 children are injured each playing with defective toys.
  • Each year in the U. S. about 7 percent of all personal injury lawsuits are defective product liability cases.
  • Defective products cause more than $500 billion in property damage and thousands of deaths and injuries each year.
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls between 200-300 defective products each year.
  • In 2009, children’s products accounted for 41% of CPSC-recalled defective products.
  • Each year in the U. S. about 26 infants die from crib-related deaths.
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that defective consumer products caused 176 deaths and more than 19,000 hospitalizations in 2007.
  • Of 235,300 toy-related injuries treated in emergency rooms in the U. S. an estimated 172,700 (73%) occurred to children less than 15 years of age.
  • Of 235,300 toy-related injuries treated in emergency rooms in the U. S. an estimated 82,300 335%) were to children younger than 5 years of age.
  • 155,400 children, ages 14 and under were treated at hospital emergency rooms for toy-related injuries in 2003.
  • There were an estimated 229,600 toy-related injuries in the U. S. from 2006-2008.
  • In 2002, there were more than 200,000 emergency room visits from defective products according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Defective Product liability lawsuits have the second highest average settlement payout at about $300,000.
  • Medical malpractice cases typically have the highest settlement awards, at an average of $600,000.