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Defective Medical Device Attorneys in Macon

While dangerous drugs are often in the news for causing serious drug injuries, there also seems to be no shortage of dangerous medical devices in recent years, either. According to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), more than 80,000 people lost their lives due to medical device defects and poor designs between 2008 and 2017. Another 1.7 million or so suffered serious or life-changing injuries because of them.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to a defective medical device, know that you are not alone. Know also that you can seek justice and compensation through legal action assisted by Cooper, Barton & Cooper. Our Macon medical device lawyers proudly represent people in situations just like yours, using our decades of collective legal experience to manage such complex cases and steering them towards success.

To learn more about your rights after being hurt by medical device, call (478) 202-7050.

Examples of Highly Dangerous Medical Devices

There are thousands of medical devices available on the market today. While all of them have the potential to become hazardous if they become defective, there are a handful that are known by the FDA and other health and medical groups to be particularly problematic.

Five of the most dangerous medical devices according to the FDA are:

  1. Hernia mesh devices: After surgery to correct or alleviate a hernia, mesh devices are often implanted to keep the hernia in place as the wound heals. Some of these devices have been known to cause internal organ perforation due to migration, which can cause severe side effects like internal bleeding.
  2. Hip prosthesis: Metal ball-and-joint hip implants of various designs have been known to splinter after implantation. The metal slivers can cause internal bleeding, metal poisoning the blood, and other health complications.
  3. Spinal stimulators: In an attempt to fight chronic pain, a spinal stimulator can be implanted in a patient. It is meant to send electrical signals to the spine that nullify pain signals. However, defective spinal stimulators can exacerbate the patient’s pain, cause paralysis or debilitation, and require dangerous surgery to remove again.
  4. Defibrillators: Electrical implants have been used to regulate the heartbeats of patients at risk of heart attack or stroke. Automatic defibrillators such as these can become fatal when defective, triggering the heart problems they are meant to stop.
  5. Insulin pumps: An implanted insulin pump is meant to supplemental the pancreas by regulating the body’s insulin levels. Defective insulin pumps – with a sensor or not – can cause hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia.

Get Our Support to Take on Big Pharma – Call (478) 202-7050

The defects of medical devices are linked to the large pharmaceutical companies that manufacture them. As a result, you will probably be going up against an experienced team of corporate insurance defense lawyers when you file your medical device lawsuit. Make certain your case can stand up to their opposition by teaming up with our Macon medical device attorneys. Our strength becomes your own when you retain our services.

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