Dangerous and Defective Medical Devices
Lieff Cabraser personal injury attorneys have successfully represented tens of thousands of persons across America seriously injured by defective medical devices, medical products, and medical procedures nationwide, including recipients of heart stents, cardiac defibrillators, pacemakers, and silicon breast, hip and knee implants. Please contact us by completing the contact form below or calling us toll-free at 1 800-541-7358.
We are currently representing scores of clients across America who received faulty metal hip implants, including the recalled DePuy ASR artificial hip, the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant with the Pinnacle Metal Insert, the Wright Profemur hip, and the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II hip systems.
We also represent women nationwide who have experienced serious complications and have been forced to undergo additional surgeries due to undisclosed and dangerous side effects from their Mirena IUD or surgical mesh.
Legal Rights of the Injured
The law in most states provides individuals with legal claims and the right to compensation for injuries they suffer as a result of a defective product or the negligence of another. The injured person may file a lawsuit seeking compensation for his or her pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost past and future wages and punitive damages.
Damages Available in Injury Lawsuits
Damages sought against negligent medical device and product manufacturers for producing and selling products with safety defects and health dangers include general and compensatory damages for:
- Past and future physical pain and suffering, mental anguish and physical impairment;
- Past and future medical, incidental and hospital expenses;
- Past and future loss of earnings and earning capacity;
- Punitive damages; and
- Wrongful death when the victim was killed.
Medical Device Injuries – Investigations
|Deadly Endoscope Superbug Infections||Endoscopes spread infections|
|Hospital Radiation Overexposure||Medical errors|
Medical Device Injuries – Current Cases
|DePuy ASR Hip Implants||Faulty metal hip implants|
|DePuy Attune Knee Implants||Faulty knee implants|
|DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implants||Faulty metal hip implants|
|Essure Birth Control||Serious injuries from birth control device|
|Hip Replacement Problems and Recalls||Defective hip implants|
|IVC Filters||Serious injuries from implanted IVC filters|
|Mirena IUD Pseudotumor and Intracranial Hypertension||Serious neurological injuries|
|Mirena IUD Perforation and Migration||Uterine tearing and serious blood clots|
|Morcellator Hysterectomy Surgical Tool||Cancer spread and related dangers|
|Superbug CRE from Medical Scopes||Deadly bacterial infections|
|Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Metal Hip Implants||Faulty metal hip implants|
|Vaginal Mesh and Bladder Sling Mesh||High rates of serious surgical complications|
|Wright Profemur Hip Implants||Faulty metal hip implants|
|Zimmer Knee Implants||Faulty knee implants|
|Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Implants||Faulty metal hip implants|