Defective Medical Devices
Medical Device Injury Lawyers
If you suffered a serious side effect from a defective medical device, or were fitted with a medical device that was later recalled, you may be entitled to compensation. At the Houston law firm of Perdue & Kidd the experienced lawyers represent clients throughout Texas and the country in defective medical device cases. They have over 100 years of combined legal experience and an accomplished record of achieving results for their clients.
Bard IVC filters are medical devices placed in the inferior vena cava of the heart, with the intention to catch blood clots and stop them from traveling to the heart or lungs. Recent studies have shown that the filters have no efficacy. In fact, the filters have been shown to double the risk of pulmonary […]
CORDIS OPTEASE FILTER The CordisOptEase filter was cleared by the FDA through the 510(k) process as a permanent device on October 18, 2002. It underwent an additional 510(k) clearance in March 2004 that added a retrievable indication to its label for up to 12 days after implantation. The OptEase has been the subject to several […]
As more and more people enter their golden years, there has been a rise in the number of hip replacement surgeries. A common type of surgery is where the ball and socket of the hip are replaced with a metal prosthesis.
In April 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a drug safety communication discouraging the use of Johnson & Johnson’s laparoscopic power morcellation device for hysterectomies and myomectomies. This alert was issued based on an investigation of data where researchers found that the use of this device poses a risk of spreading undetected cancerous tissues.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and manufacturer Stryker recently notified healthcare professionals about a Class 1 Recall of Stryker’s OASYS Midline Occiput Plate because of post-operative fracture reports. Class 1 recalls are the most serious kind of recall, issued for defective or dangerous products/devices that could potentially cause severe health problems or even death.
A transvaginal mesh patch is a polyester or polypropylene patch that is implanted into the pelvic cavity to help alleviate a wide variety of conditions, including stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
The lawyers at the firm often work with pharmacology and medical experts to obtain valuable testimony regarding the cause and effects of the defect. This provides a valuable advantage when taking on complex cases against well-defended companies. Additionally, they prepare every case for trial, improving the chance for a successful recovery. If a fair settlement cannot be reached in negotiations, the personal injury trial lawyers are ready and willing to fight for fair compensation in the courtroom.
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