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Medical Malpractice Injuries from Implanted Devices

Dedicated Product Liability & Medical Malpractice Lawyers in New Jersey & New York

Our New York medical malpractice lawyers of Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo Plotkin & Hellman LLP are fighting on behalf of patients who received the wrong medical implant or had a negligently installed implant. If the implant fails, it will require repair surgery. Medical errors can lead to disabling pain, dangerous infection, additional operations, permanent pain, and other injuries.

The following are common examples of liable implants:

Have you suffered due to negligent implantation of a medical device? Our highly-experienced medical malpractice and product liability attorneys are here to stand up for your rights. Contact us today to request a free case evaluation.

Surgical Devices, Hardware, & Mesh

There are usually multiple medical devices used to treat a condition. Patients have the right to know their options, risks and benefits associated with each device. Surgeons should not be beholden to one brand or size. Patients also should be informed if there have been device failures, or recalls and if the device is “experimental.” Generally speaking, patient success is directly related to how much experience a surgeon has.

Common problems that may be medical malpractice:

  • Improper sizing
  • Improper preparation of bone to receive the implant
  • Infections after surgery
  • Implant failing to work
  • Permanent pain
  • Migration, disintegration or breakage of the device
  • Improper attachment of wires, leads, or tubes
  • Loosening of implant
  • Failure to provide any benefit

Preservation of Evidence

The preservation of a device is a crucial step if you are considering litigation to pursue compensation. Any device removed from your body is your property, and you have the right to tell facilities to preserve or deliver it to a chosen location. However, you must be warned that some doctors have their patients sign general release forms, relinquishing their rights to the implant.

Personalized Litigation & Settlement

If you decide to pursue litigation, you will have an individual lawsuit personalized to your specific needs and goals. You will be in complete control of how this situation is handled. Our New York and New Jersey medical malpractice attorneys have decades of experience in the courts, both in medical malpractice and product liability litigations. We tailor your case to your desires and we always discuss settlement and trial verdict options with you and your family. The sooner you act, the sooner you can find peace of mind regarding your claim.

Call (212) 684-1880 or complete this form today and tell our experienced, driven attorneys about your medical device malpractice injury today.