If you or a loved one has been injured by any of the medical devices listed below, you may be able to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering and lost wages.
Attorneys across the country are investigating allegations that the following products suffer from design and/or manufacturing defects or weren’t sold with adequate warnings. When a medical device company fails to make sure its products are free from defects, those injured as a result may be able to sue. It’s important to note that most lawsuits involving medical devices aren’t class actions, but rather individual lawsuits seeking compensation (medical bills, physical pain, etc.) specific to the patient’s injuries. (You can find out why most cases involving medical devices aren’t class actions by reading this article.)
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The Artelon CMC Spacer has reportedly been linked to a number of issues including inflammation, shooting or burning pain, bone loss, and misshapen thumb, which may require a revision surgery.
The Biomet M2a-Magnum has been linked to a number of side effects including pain, metal poisoning and popping noises.
The da Vinci surgical robot has been linked to serious complications, including organ lacerations, burns and death.
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., a unit of Johnson & Johnson, since the company recalled nearly 93,000 ASR hip replacements in August 2010 due to a high failure rate.
Patients who were implanted with DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle Acetabular Cup System and suffered from hip implant failure or other complications may have legal recourse.
Attorneys are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of patients who were implanted with any metal-on-metal hip replacements manufactured by Biomet, DePuy, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, and Wright Medical.
Mirena intrauterine contraceptive devices have been linked to perforation of the uterus, which can lead to other complications including organ damage, infection and intestinal puncture.
The FDA is discouraging the use of morcellation during hysterectomies and myomectomies. The agency made this announcement after discovering that a higher-than-expected number of women undergoing these surgeries were unaware that they had highly malignant, cancerous tumors known as sarcomas.
Stryker Corp. has recalled two metal hip replacement components because they may corrode, causing damage to bodily tissue and manifesting symptoms of pain and swelling.
All lots of the Ti Synex II Vertebral Body Replacement have been recalled after patients complained of increased pain, spinal compression fracture and neural injury.
More than 30,000 women have filed lawsuits against makers of transvaginal mesh devices after suffering mesh erosion, vaginal scarring, pain, and other complications following surgery.
The Wright Conserve hip replacement has been linked to metallosis and other side effects associated with metal-on-metal hip implants.
Patients implanted with the Durom Cup Hip Socket experience severe pain after surgery, often leaving them more immobile than before the procedure.
The Zimmer NexGen CR-Flex Knee Replacement has been linked to an early failure rate. As a result, surgeons have requested a Zimmer knee implant recall.