Medical Device Injury

Every year millions of people use a variety of defective medical devices believing they are safe and that there is little chance of serious health risk. Yet defective medical devices can leave users at risk for a variety of debilitating injuries. The risk from defective medical devices is especially high for people who require their long-term use.

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For more information on some of the devices that we are currently investigating and/or litigating, please follow the links below.

Current List of Medical Device Injury Claims

Essure is a birth control device usually implanted for permanent sterilization. There have been an increased number of incidences where the device migrates and results in the woman having an unplanned hysterectomy or other serious surgery. We are looking at claims where women have had a serious injury.

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There are several makes/models of mesh, including Physiomesh, C Qur mesh, Parietex, Bard 3 D, and other products that have been associated with a high rate of failure resulting in recurrence of the hernia and other issues. We are looking at cases where the person had an abdominal hernia repair, and then had a revision or explant surgery. The person will usually have no idea what type of mesh was used. We are looking at cases where the initial mesh was implanted in or after 2006.

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These small filter devices are often implanted within a vein of a person to catch blood clots and prevent serious medical events; however, there has been a very high failure rate of these devices, resulting in serious injuries including stroke and death. We are looking at claims where persons have been injured by an IVC device. The manufacturers of these devices include Bard, Johnson & Johnson, and Cook. We are also following persons with an implanted device without an injury yet, as these IVC devices are failing at a high rate.

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Mirena is a T-shaped form of birth control that is implanted into the uterus during a doctor’s office visit. Mirena side effects have included a serious diagnosis of PTC (Pseudotumor cerebri). PTC occurs when the pressure inside the skull (intracranial pressure) increases for no obvious reason. Symptoms mimic those of a brain tumor, but no tumor is present.

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Since 2005, the FDA has received over 1,000 reports from nine surgical transvaginal mesh manufacturers of serious, life-threatening complications associated with surgical mesh devices used to repair Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). 

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