Patients who were implanted with DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle Acetabular Cup System and suffered from hip implant failure or other complications may have legal recourse.
Defective Medical Devices
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.)
If you or a loved one was injured by any of the medical devices listed below, get in touch with us today by filling out this form.
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Attorneys looking to push the litigation involving Essure forward need to speak with any woman who was implanted with the permanent birth control device and suffered serious complications.
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are currently speaking with patients who experienced complications following hernia mesh surgery, including severe pain, dangerous infections and other serious problems that led to second surgeries to remove or replace the mesh.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org 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.
Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed over injuries connected to retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters made by C.R. Bard and Cook Medical. The suits say the devices are "defective and unreasonably dangerous" and seek compensation for patients who suffered complications from the filters.
In September 2016, Penn Medicine sent out letters to patients regarding a possible risk of infection from mycobacterium chimaera, a form of non-tuberculous mycobacterium, in connection with a device used in many cardiac procedures, the Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler System.
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.
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.
An investigative report in Bloomberg concerning the FDA's 510(k) clearance process (previously vetted by the Institute of Medicine and reported on by the New York Times) took a close look at transvaginal mesh.
Vaginal mesh systems were designed to treat urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women by providing extra support to the pelvic organs and relieving the discomforting symptoms of leakage and pressure.