Medical Device Lawsuits

Medical Device LawsuitsA defective medical device can cause serious side effects, severely alter your quality of life or even be fatal. If you use a medical device that you feel is defective, and you are suffering severe side effects from its use, then our law firm encourages you to fill out our contact form and speak to a products liability lawyer immediately. You may be entitled to damages that cover all financial expenses and all ailments associated with the personal injury.

Medical Devices Under Investigation

Bard IVC Filter

Hemmorrage and Pulmonary Embolism

IVC filters are used to prevent deep vein thrombosis and blood clots traveling to the heart or lungs, and pulmonary emboli. Reports are coming in of the filter’s radial arms and struts breaking off inside the body of patients and causing injury.

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Bladder Sling

Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Pain and Complications

Transvaginal bladder slings are medical devices used in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. Numerous slings have not met reasonable safety standards and patients have suffered serious complications from surgical mesh erosion.

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Depuy Hip Implant

ALVAL and Revision Surgery

A number of orthopedic doctors believe the DePuy metal on metal hip implant had a design flaw that made it difficult to implant properly, specifically that the component has a narrow window for proper implantation.

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Essure IUD

Excessive Bleeding, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Ectopic Pregnancies and Miscarriages

This birth control device implanted in the fallopian tube can migrate and become lodged in or around the colon causing severe abdominal pain and excessive bleeding. Side effects range from fainting spells, fever and severe pain to multiple hospitalizations.

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Medtonic Infuse Bone Graft

Risk of Cancer

Under investigation by the FDA, U.S. Senate and the Department of Justice over omissions of safety problems from its clinical trial data and over off-label use. The company is prohibited by law from marketing the product for off-label purposes.

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Mirena IUD

Uterine Wall Perforations

Mirena is an intra-uterine device used for birth control that has dangerous potential to perforate the uterine wall, or migrate out of place, and could cause sepsis and pelvic inflammatory disease in the patient.

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Pain Pump

Chondrolysis or PAGCL

In 2006, a study found pain pumps may deliver too much medicine to the shoulder causing a loss of cartilage that can lead to lifelong pain and suffering, a condition called Post-arthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis (PAGCL).

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Power Morcellator

Uterine Cancers

Laparoscopic hysterectomy, or uterine fibroid removal surgery, may cause uterine cancer. During morcellation of the uterus cells containing malignant cancers may spread to other areas of the body, resulting in an advanced stage of cancer called uterine leiomyosarcoma.

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Transvaginal Mesh

Surgical Mesh Erosion

Women may experience severe side effects after receiving surgery implanting transvaginal mesh products to correct their pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Side effects may include extreme pain, issues with urinary system and having to endure corrective surgeries.

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See also: Drug Lawsuits or Previously Investigated Products

Defective Medical Devices

Replacing a defective device that has been surgically implanted is extremely stressful to the patient. There are expensive surgical costs associated with defective medical device replacement, post-surgery medical costs and possibly rehabilitation expenses. Attorney David Willis is a board certified personal injury trial lawyer who specializes in the prosecution of serious injury cases seeking to recover such expenses. Our law firm has represented thousands of clients with products liability cases.

Our legal staff and medical experts evaluate cases involving defective medical devices which caused serious injury or death. Please feel free to contact our law firm if you or a loved one has suffered severe side effects from a defective medical device. We are here to help, speak with a lawyer now and contact us immediately. Fill out the form at the right for a free case evaluation by a qualified attorney. Consult an attorney privately to learn your legal rights. All information is held in the strictest of confidence.

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Recent Medical Device News

Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

In recent years, hundreds of thousands of American men have received hernia mesh implants in surgeries to treat their hernias after tissues or organs bulged through weakened abdominal walls. But though such patches can bolster the surgical sutures that repair hernias, much of such mesh is defective, leading to patients suffering and to hernia mesh…

Short History of Essure Procedure

As an Essure victim, you may want to learn a short history of Essure procedures. First you should know that Essure procedures began soon after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved use of the birth control implant device on Nov. 4, 2002. Essure was approved as a non-surgical birth control device which could be…

Essure Side Effects Lawsuit

Thousands of women placed their trust in an Essure birth control implant, only to suffer horrifying Essure side effects as a result. Such injuries can be the basis of Essure lawsuit to claim payments for victims. The Willis Law Firm stands ready to assist women with Essure side effects injury claims. Contact our law firm…

Essure Lawsuit

American women who were injured by a defective Essure birth control device may want an Essure Procedure lawsuit to claim payments for losses and personal injuries. Such lawsuits may come, but for now a federal preemption prevents women from suing Bayer, negligent maker and seller of Essure. Yet that preemption is being challenged in a…

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit

Since 2005, almost 1000 adverse events have filed with the FDA concerning IV filters used to help filter blood clots. Our law firm is currently filing Bard IVC filter lawsuits. These IV filters, sometimes called IVC filters are used to prevent deep vein thrombosis and blood clots traveling to the heart or lungs, and pulmonary…

Mirena IUD Expulsion

Various methods of birth control for women have existed for hundreds of years, and they are constantly being updated, although not necessarily improved. Bayer is a large pharmaceutical company with products and devices in many different regions of the business; anything from aspirin to contraceptives. One product manufactured by Bayer is the Mirena IUD, or…

Mirena IUD Infertility

The Mirena IUD, or intra-uterine device, is a form of contraception shaped like a ‘T’ used by women for the prevention of pregnancy. The Mirena IUD is placed in the uterus through the vagina and it contains levonorgestrel which is a hormone commonly used in other forms of birth control meant to prevent ovulation. Sadly,…

Mirena IUD Side Effects

The Mirena IUD, or intra-uterine device, is a plastic piece of equipment containing the birth control hormone levonorgestrel. Levonorgestrel causes adjustments to the cervical mucus and uterine lining which makes it more difficult for sperm to get to the uterus and more difficult for a fertilized egg to become attached to the uterus. In the…

Mirena IUD Removal

The Mirena IUD, or intra-uterine device, is a contraceptive device placed in the uterus that is meant to stay in place preventing pregnancy for as long as 5 years. As the device is a foreign object placed in the body, all women with the device will want to go through a Mirena IUD removal eventually….

Mirena IUD Lawsuit Commercial

There have recently been many Mirena IUD TV commercials on the air claiming that the manufacturer of the device may be liable to potential Mirena IUD lawsuits. If you saw a Mirena IUD Lawsuit commercial and would like to know if you have a claim, please call our team of Mirena IUD lawyers today to…