Medical Device Failures
Many people have been helped to lead fuller lives by the placement of a medical device – but many have suffered by the failure of such devices to work as promised.Request More Information
Announcement: Billion-Dollar Global Settlement
On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. Settlement payments are expected to exceed $1 billion, available to more than 4,000 eligible known claimants nationwide. Claimants could begin receiving their awards in the summer of 2015 The Full Story
People who undergo a surgical procedure for the implantation of a medical device, whether a hip replacement or a pain pump, have health conditions that keep them from leading fully productive and enjoyable lives. Unfortunately, many develop additional health problems because the medical device used for their procedure was improperly designed, tested, or manufactured. It is the mission of personal injury attorneys to hold drug and medical device companies accountable for the harm caused by their products. Whether through an individual lawsuit or as part of a nationwide class action, monetary damages may be awarded to help patients who were injured by the very medical devices which should have helped them.
If you or a loved one has suffered complications as a result of a faulty medical device, you should immediately contact the attorneys at Pogust Braslow & Millrood, where Protecting Patients Is Our Primary Goal.
Featured Warning: Medtronic Infuse
The FDA approval for the use of Infuse in spinal surgery was limited to only anterior approach lumbar fusion surgeries (those done from the front of the body); they did not approve it for lateral or posterior approach lumbar fusion surgeries or for cervical spine surgeries. Infuse has not been recalled. However, many lawsuits have been filed across the country by patients injured by the product. The Full Story
Medical Device Articles from the PBM BlogWhen A Tiny Incision Can Have Huge Consequences | February 24th, 2015
Fibroid tumors (leiomyomas) are noncancerous growths, most often found in the uterus during a woman’s childbearing years. They’re not uncommon — as many as 3 out of 4 women develop uterine fibroids at some point, but most women don’t know they have them because fibroids often cause no symptoms. In some cases, however, they cause […]Suburban Philadelphia Law Firm Played Central Role in Billion-Dollar Global Settlement of Stryker Hip Litigation | November 4th, 2014
On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. Settlement payments are expected to exceed $1 billion, available to more than 4,000 eligible known claimants nationwide. Tobias Millrood, a partner at […]Bard Put Profits Ahead of Patients’ Safety, Lawyer Says | August 13th, 2013
By Jef Feeley C.R. Bard Inc. (BCR) officials put profits ahead of women’s safety when they ignored warnings about defects in some vaginal-mesh implants, a lawyer told a jury in the first federal trial of claims over the devices. Bard officials knew the company was making implants for shoring up pelvic muscles out of plastic […]