The first rule of medicine is to do no harm, but does this also apply to medical devices? Patients are sometimes misled on the effectiveness of a medical device. These defective products often lead to severe injuries and fatalities. There are many entities involved in the manufacturing and distribution of medical devices. This can inadvertently cause issues with the piece of equipment and bring you harm.
If you or a loved one have suffered due to a dangerous and faulty medical device, please call our Prescott defective medical device attorneys at (928) 778-2660 today to schedule your FREE consultation. The Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C. has more than 50 years of combined experience, and we can help you fight for compensation for your pain and suffering.
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Medical devices can be used to treat illness, disability, or disease and for contraception purposes as well. Implants, pacemakers, stents, and prosthetics all fall under medical devices. When these devices are substandard, they could put your life in danger. If you’ve lost a loved one because of a defective medical device, you may have a wrongful death claim.
Examples of defective medical devices include:
There are several more medical devices that may have caused injury or death. The best way to know if you have a product liability claim is to speak with our lawyers in Prescott.
Medical equipment can go wrong in many ways. Sometimes, there are design flaws. While other times, the device may have become faulty after extended use. Manufacturing or marketing can also be the cause. Whatever the reason, the personal injury attorneys at Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C. can craft a compelling case and fight for you and your loved ones.
There are three main subdivisions of defective product claims:
Medical devices can cross many borders and hands before they reach you. Everyone who has had contact with the product can be held liable. If your doctor gave you misguided directions on how to use the equipment or it was surgically implanted incorrectly, you may also have a medical malpractice claim.
Examples of parties who may be held responsible are:
In order to provide proof that your claim is valid, you must first have an injury. Secondly, you need to prove that your injury resulted from a defective medical device in one of the three ways we discussed above. Our defective product lawyers can evaluate your case and help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical expenses, pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one was injured as the result of a defective medical device, please call the Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C. in Prescott today at (928) 778-2660 to schedule your FREE consultation. Or feel free to contact us online. Our office provides expert legal services to clients in Prescott Valley, Cottonwood, Arizona, and all Northern Arizona areas.