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Manufacturers of medical devices are legally liable for design flaws and defects that result in injury or death. Whether a medical device manufacturer has recalled a product does not affect its liability in cases where injuries or deaths occur as a result of the defective product. At Drazin and Warshaw, P.C., our attorneys consult with design engineers, manufacturing experts and medical professionals in holding medical device manufacturers accountable for injuries and fatalities that their defective products cause. We review test data, test trials, fail-safe design features, manufacturing quality control measures and other factors in order to identify warning signs or concerns that were ignored.
If a medical device failure or defect has injured you or a family member, contact New Jersey defective medical device attorneys at the law office of Drazin and Warshaw, P.C. today to schedule a free consultation about your case.
The product liability attorneys at Drazin and Warshaw, P.C. represent people injured or killed due to the following kinds of defective medical devices:
There are a number of Guidant defibrillators that have an increased risk for short-circuiting. The wiring of the Guidant Prizm AVT, Vitality AVT, Prizm 2 DR, Contak Renewal and Renewal AVT have sometimes short-circuited, resulting in an overload that interferes with the defibrillator’s ability to properly regulate the heart’s rhythm.
In the case of Medtronic defibrillators, the Sprint Fidelis® lead wire that connects the device to the heart can malfunction. Although Medtronic has recalled the Sprint Fidelis® lead wire, they were used in over 260,000 implants.
Most medical device manufacturers will try to argue that a device was improperly used, installed or maintained. As a result, there are a number of technical and scientific issues that must be addressed. Our experienced product liability attorneys have the resources and knowledge needed to hold negligent medical device manufacturers accountable for design flaws and defects that injure or kill people.
Call any of our three convenient office locations, in Red Bank, Hazlet or Brick, New Jersey, or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.