November 23, 2017

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Defective Medical Devices and Products

Defective medical devices, such as hip and knee implants, and other defective medical products can be just as dangerous as defective medications. A defective medical device can kill you and a survivable defect can change your life forever. Implanted medical devices cannot always been removed safely, and some defects can require multiple surgeries. If you have been harmed by a defective medical device please talk to one of the experienced drug injury lawyers listed in this website right away.

Examples of Defective Medical Devices and Products

Examples of medical devices which are commonly defective or have been recalled include:

  • Bladder sling/transvaginal mesh
  • Hip implants
  • Knee implants
  • Implanted defibrillators
  • Pacemakers
  • Drug eluting stents
  • Hernia mesh
  • Pain pumps
  • Intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs)
  • Sanitary wipes

An expedited clearance process for medical devices allows most new medical devices to be cleared for sale by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) without going through the rigorous approval process required for medications.

If you or someone you love has been injured by a defective drug, please search our online database of pharmaceutical injury attorneys to be connected with an experienced pharmaceutical injury attorney in your area.