Mycobacteria Infection Lawsuits for Heart Surgery Patients

May 22, 2018 Last Updated on September 19, 2018

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who underwent surgery involving the heart or lungs and later developed a non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection.
What’s Going On?
A medical device – known as a heater-cooler – used during certain heart and lung procedures has been linked to the development of non-tuberculous mycobacterium infections. Patients who became ill, as well as those who lost loved ones, in connection with this device may be able to file lawsuits.
What Could a Lawsuit Provide?
A successful case could provide money for medical expenses, lost wages, and funeral expenses in the case of a fatal infection.
Am I Eligible to File a Lawsuit?
The only way to determine whether you can sue is to speak with an attorney. Fill out the form on this page and we’ll forward your information to one of the attorneys we work with. It doesn’t cost anything, and there’s no risk or obligation in speaking to someone about your rights.
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