Defective Medical Device
Defective Medical Device Injury Attorneys Serving New Orleans
Have you ever suffered an injury that required the use of a medical device to reverse the damage? Although most medical devices are safe for use, other defective medical devices can cause serious injury. Since 2008, medical devices for pain and other conditions have caused more than 80,000 deaths .
If you’re experiencing pain or other symptoms due to a medical device, you need an attorney you can trust. At AKD Law, we take it upon ourselves to create a solid case, helping you recover by receiving the results you deserve.
Common Types of Defective Medical Devices
Over the years, many medical devices have been approved for the market only to result in injury and death in some severe cases. Some of these defective medical devices include:
- Transvaginal mesh: Often used to help reverse pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence, some mesh is now known to erode, causing serious health complications.
- DePuy hip implants: Use in hip replacement surgeries, these devices have resulted in high failure rates and serious injury.
- Surgical robots: Most commonly the da Vinci surgical robots, these devices are used in robotic surgery. However, they are known to fail, causing organ damage and more.
Injuries, such as severe head trauma, spinal injuries, breaks, severe muscle strains, dislocations and more, can occur during these dangerous accidents. Often, these injuries leave victims with medical bills and the inability to work.
Injuries Caused by Defective Medical Devices
A wide range of injuries can occur due to defective medical devices. Some of these injuries include:
- Severe infections
- Debilitating pain
- Organ perforation
- Recrrence of original injury
And so much more. If you’re experiencing pain or other abnormal symptoms after a medical device implant, it’s time to reach out to your physician and an attorney.
Trust the Injury Specialists at AKD Law
Proving that your injury is due to a defective medical device takes the dedication of a skilled attorney. At Alvendia, Kelly & Demarest, our attorneys are the injury specialists of Louisiana, understanding the ins and outs of the healthcare industry.
From the start of your case to the end, you can trust us to fight for your rights as a patient. You don’t have to deal with the pain and suffering alone. Let us help you receive the results you deserve, getting you back on the road to recovery.
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Have you been implanted with a medical device? Are you experiencing pain or symptoms of medical device failure? Don’t wait—the time to call us is now.