Defective Medical Device Lawyers in New York
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Medical equipment must be approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), but the manufacturer of the device is ultimately responsible to ensure the safety of the product. When a medical device is discovered to be defective, the manufacturer is responsible to inform the FDA and the public about the flaw and any potential risks. If the manufacturer of the medical device does not properly inform the public and the FDA in a timely manner about the defect, that can be considered an act of negligence and the manufacturer is liable for any injuries, illnesses, or deaths that occur. At Paris & Chaikin, PLLC, our defective medical device lawyers in New York are devoted to seeking justice for clients who have been harmed by the devices they’re supposed to trust to work properly.
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Common Medical Device Defects
Every day people use all types of medical devices such as hip replacements, transvaginal mesh, pacemakers and more. They use these devices in the hopes and expectations that they will make their lives better without pain or the likelihood of death. However, negligence on the part of the manufacturer can leave users of a medical device at risk for a multitude of debilitating injuries. These risks are of serious concern for those who require the devices for long-term use.
Common defective medical devices include:
- Defective knee replacement or hip implant parts
- Malfunctioning insulin or pain pumps
- Faulty pacemakers
- Non-sterilized devices
- Leaky heart valve implants
Many people rely on medical devices in order to remain healthy, so when problems occur, it’s important you bring up the matter as soon as possible so others can avoid the same situation. If you become injured by a device, you and your family should be compensated for your pain and medical expenses.
Call our caring New York defective medical device lawyers at (888) 244-9465.
Slip & Fall $11 Million
A well-known cellist was awarded almost $11 million after a slip and fall in a gourmet food market that resulted in injuries that now hamper her ability to plat the instrument.
Pedestrian Knockdown $2.8 Million
Our client was a pedestrian crossing the street when she was hit by a yellow school bus making a left-hand turn. As a result of the impact, she was forced to fall to the ground and sustained an injury to her shoulder and lower back.
Bus Accident $2.1 Million
A mediated settlement was reached on the eve of trial on behalf of our client who was a driver of a motor vehicle which was struck in the rear by a bus.
Pedestrian Accident $2 Million
Our client, a young boy, was crossing the street near his home on Staten Island when he slipped on ice in the roadway and was hit by a car.
Car Accident $1.7 Million
Our client was an ambulance driver responding to an emergency call. While in the process of making a left-hand turn with the ambulance lights and sirens in operation, he was struck by a vehicle going straight.
Truck Accident $1.5 Million
Our client, a 37 year old man, was struck in the rear by a truck while driving his car and subsequently underwent neck surgery. The defendant claimed our client cut him off.
Car Accident $1.25 Million
Our client was a rear-seat passenger in a motor vehicle that was pulled over on the shoulder of the Staten Island Expressway when it was rear-ended by the defendant in the early morning hours. In the accident, the plaintiff suffered multiple fractures, which required surgery.
Slip & Fall $1.2 Million
Our client tripped and fell coming out of a bar in Staten Island, sustaining injuries to her knee, neck, and back.
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