When a device prescribed to you by a medical professional to help improve your health or to prevent injury fails, you have been the victim of a defective medical device. Defective medical devices can cause stress, discomfort, and even greater injury than whatever they were designed to prevent.
There are many types of defective medical devices, any of which can cause anything from expensive inconvenience to serious harm, but some of the most common are:
If you have been implanted with these or other medical devices that have failed, you may well be entitled to damages for your ensuing medical costs and pain and suffering. If you suspect that you or a loved one has been injured by a defective medical device, you should contact a defective medical devices attorney right away. Product liability attorneys with expertise in defective medical devices can examine your case and, if appropriate, help you seek the restitution that you need and deserve.