Defective Medical Devices
From heart implants to surgical robots, medical devices have revolutionized healthcare and improved the lives of millions around the world. Those devices aren’t fool-proof, however, and can do more harm than good when they’re defective. In these cases, you need an expert defective medical product lawyer to review your case and pursue the appropriate results.
About Defective Medical Devices
Although medical devices are designed to be highly safe, inconclusive research or rushed production schedules may cause issues with the devices, which lead to issues with the patients they’re supposed to help. When several medical devices cause injury or illness, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will launch an investigation to determine the cause and issue a product recall, if necessary.
Examples of Defective Medical Devices
- Pacemaker, defibrillators and implantable heart devices
- Orthopedic hardware
- Insulin pumps
- Surgical robots
- Surgical instruments
- Diagnostic equipment
- Medication delivery devices and IV equipment
If you have been wrongfully injured as a result of a defective medical device, contact our St. Louis defective product attorneys right away. Waiting to seek legal representation can prevent you from filing a claim and receiving the compensation you deserve.