Posts tagged "Defective Medical Devices"

Understanding defective medical device recalls

When a manufacturer becomes aware of problems with one of its medical devices, it notifies the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that one of two actions need to happen. The first is a correction, which deals with fixing a problem where the medical device is sold or used. The second is a removal, which involves removing the medical device from where it is sold or used.

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.

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