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Our Lawyers Help Victims Injured by Defective Medical Devices

Modern medicine has evolved at lightning speed over the past several decades. Advancements in medicine and technology have made treating and managing illnesses a whole lot easier. There are countless medical devices and gadgets that make a substantial difference in treating injuries and sickness and improving patients’ quality of life.

Unfortunately, there can be unexpected issues with the medical devices that people use. At times, defective medical devices can cause severe injuries and health problems that can drastically affect a person’s life.

If you or someone you know has suffered injuries resulting from any defective medical device, call our lawyers at Alonso Krangle, LLP,. We will listen to your story and determine if you can file a defective medical device claim. Our experienced defective medical device lawyers can help you protect your rights. You might be entitled to substantial compensation for the injuries you have suffered.

Victims File Lawsuits Against the Makers of Various Defective Medical Devices

There are so many kinds of medical device defects that have caused health problems over the years. These include surgical equipment, defective pacemakers, implants, and prosthetics. Some of them have been recalled and others remain on the market. Here are a few of the defective medical devices that have been controversial in recent years. Many of these defective medical devices are the subject of litigation.

Examples of Defective Medical Devices

  • Hernia Mesh –Many people undergo surgery to treat a hernia. Hernia mesh is used during hernia surgery to support damaged tissue to help with the patient’s fast recovery. There are some patients, however, who have suffered serious complications after undergoing hernia surgery. Many believe that the hernia mesh causes the injuries.
  • Hip Implants –Wright Profemur hip implants have been known to have a premature failure rate. The implant, instead of being one solid piece, is supposed to be designed to maximize flexibility. It has two modules that are supposed to fit together and adjust to different lengths. Profemur hip replacement lawsuits allege that the two-component model increases the risk of the implant eroding and fracturing.
  • Allergan Breast Implants –Breast implant surgery is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures around the world. However, recent studies show that women who received textured Allergan breast implants may have a higher risk of developing a rare form of cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL).

    In March 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an updated warning on this issue after receiving confirmed reports about breast implants and ALCL.

    The issue stems from the use of implants that have textured outer layers. Some of the initial side effects experienced by women who have had textured breast implants are pain, lumps, swelling of the breasts, and fluid build-up. Allegedly, women remain at risk of developing ALCL even after the implants are removed.

  • Paragard copper IUD -Paragard prides itself on being the first non-hormonal IUD. It is marketed as a safe, effective, easy method of birth control.
    Many women have experienced complications from the removal of Paragard and claim that the medical device is defective. It has been known to break, causing damage to the uterus, nearby organs, and require surgery to both take it out and repair the damage.

People across the country have filed lawsuits against the makers of these and other defective medical devices. The cases involve allegations that the devices were defectively designed, and the manufacturer knew they were dangerous. The lawsuits also claim that the manufacturers of these defective medical devices failed to issue adequate warnings about the dangers and risks of their use.

Do you Have a Defective Medical Device Claim?

Did you suffer complications from a medical device? Did you require remedial surgery to fix the problems it caused? Did you suffer severe side effects? If you can answer “yes” to any of these questions, consider consulting our defective medical device lawyers.

Our defective medical device lawyers at Alonso Krangle, LLP, have a wealth of experience in handling these lawsuits and can provide you with valuable advice about proceeding with a claim. Having the right medical device lawyer in your corner can make a huge difference in your case’s outcome and the compensation you might receive.

Our experienced defective medical device lawyers can review your case’s facts and evaluate whether you have sufficient evidence to establish your claim. Each medical device malfunction case is unique in some ways, but there are several elements present in all that you must prove to be successful.

A defective medical device lawsuit requires some evidence of the following:

  • You Suffered an Injury – This is the starting point of any defective medical device action. Proving the injury or damage that you suffered as a result of the defective medical device is essential.
  • You Used a Defective Medical Device – Next on the list of things that you need to prove is that you used a medical device and that the device had a design defect or it malfunctioned.
  • The Defective Medical Device Caused Your Injuries – Now that you have established the first two elements, you need to show causation. You must show that the defect or malfunction of the medical device caused your injuries and suffering.
  • The Device Was Used as Intended – You will likely have to offer evidence showing the medical device was used as intended by the manufacturer. Intended use relates to proving the device itself was defective and that the doctor who inserted it was not.
  • Many defective medical device lawsuits also involve an element of negligence in how the manufacturers market the safety and efficacy of the device. Failure to warn of the risks of medical devices is a common claim in defective device lawsuits. Some also offer evidence that manufacturers knew about dangers and actively concealed them.

Call Our Defective Medical Device Lawyers at Alonso Krangle, LLP, Today to Schedule a Free Consultation

Our defective medical device lawyers will gladly provide you with a free case evaluation. Call us today at 800-403-6191and find out if you have a cause of action arising from any injuries you have suffered because of a defective medical device. Let our defective device lawyers navigate your claim and work toward getting you the maximum compensation allowed by law.

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