Defective Medical Devices Archives

Lack of method to track costs of recalled defective devices

Auditors have concluded recently that there is a lack of a method to properly track the costs of recalled defective medical devices. Medicare has already spent billions of dollars on recalled devices, which has led to a "significant cause for concern." Despite this concern, the government lacks a method to track the costs.

How to document medical expenses for a lawsuit

Defective medical devices have caused millions of dollars in damages to patients across the country. Patients have suffered worsened medical conditions, severe injury and even death due to these devices. If you are injured by a defective medical device you should document all of your medical expenses in preparation for a lawsuit.

Trust our attorneys for your defective medical device case

Defective medical devices can cause patients to suffer serious injuries that could lead to extensive medical problems. Defective devices include various different products that have either been recalled or not. When injured by a defective medical device, it's imperative that you speak with an experienced products liability attorney to discuss your case and what comes next.

How can I protect my medical devices from hackers?

Believe it or not, hackers can access your medical devices. It has happened before and will likely happen again so long as technology exists. Keeping your medical devices secure is just as important as protecting your online profiles, financial accounts and other accounts that use passwords. So, how can I protect my medical devices from hackers?

Symptoms of a defective medical device

Defective medical devices are more common than some might realize. Every now and then, various medical devices pop up in the news because they have caused some sort of injury or illness to patients. If you've seen these news reports and wonder if you've been affected by such a problem, you will want to know the symptoms of a defective medical device.

What is the Consumer Product Safety Commission?

Consumers hope that when they purchase a product, especially a medical device, that it will work properly. For the most part, products and medical devices do work properly and allow people to go about their lives. When a product or medical device fails or breaks, it can injure the consumer. Consumers want to be protected as much as possible when purchasing products or medical devices.

IVC filter stuck in vein leads to lawsuit

An IVC filter that got stuck in the vein of a patient back in 2015 has led to a lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed earlier this month by a man from South Carolina. The plaintiff had the Option ELITE Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava filter on April 19, 2015. The procedure was performed at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.

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