What Is A Medical Device Product That People Should Be Concerned About?
This Medical Device Lawsuits are not as well known or as common as some of the usual suspects in the medical profession, but by far, a bogus medical device that is faulty could be as dangerous as cancer. And just so you readers will understand in common lingo not medical lingo, a medical device is any product that has been developed to assist a medical professional in treating patients. Most, but not all, medical devices are generally used to prevent, diagnose and treat various injuries and illnesses on behalf of their patients. However, on occasion and even though some of those devices that have been approved by the federal government (FDA) fail in their intended use causing harm or death, a patient may be able to file, via an experienced lawyer or law firm, a medical device product liability claim.
Medical Device Products Commonly Sold On The Open Market!
* Heart stents
* Silicone implants for women
* Heart valves
* Artificial hip replacements
* Implantable contraceptives and intrauterine devices
Note: Prior to a medical device being sold on the open marketplace to hospitals, physicians and other medical providers, the device must pass a stringent muster and approval via the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). That said, many times a potential dangerous drug or medical device sneaks through the process and causes harm.
What Can A Harmed Patient Do?
Any patient who has been wrongfully harmed by a faulty medical device can, hire an experienced attorney and legally file and take civil action to recover "damages" caused by the faulty device. Those damages can, but not be limited to, the patients existing and future medical bills, expenses, lost wages from work. Also, pain and suffering and any medication costs that have incurred.