Defective Medical Products FAQ

Q: What types of defective medical products may give rise to a products liability claim?

A: Virtually any type of device can be defective and harmful. Some of the most common are:

  • Transvaginal mesh
  • Hernia mesh
  • Metal hip replacements
  • Knee implants
  • Pacemakers
  • Defibrillators
  • Cold therapy machines
  • TAXUS stents

Q: Who is liable for defective medical devices?

A: Any entity in the chain of manufacturing and distribution of the device may be sued for an injury caused by a defective device. Using decades of collective experience, the firm will investigate the facts, determine who was responsible for the injury and take appropriate action to pursue compensation.

Q: What should I do if I have used a faulty medical device?

A: First and foremost, it is essential to seek medical attention if you have concerns about your well-being. It is important not only for your physical recovery and well-being, but for any eventual legal claim as well. To learn more about protecting your rights and pursuing a claim for compensation against the responsible party, speak with a lawyer as soon as possible after your injury.

Q: Can I file a class action lawsuit?

A: Your ability to bring a class action suit — or any lawsuit at all — may depend on the evidence available and the nature of the injury you have suffered. An experienced attorney will be able to review the facts of your case and advise you of your options.

Contact Schexnaydre Law Firm, LLC, For More Answers

While these answers provide some information and guidance, it is essential to speak with a lawyer if you or someone you love has been seriously injured by a defective medical device. The attorneys of Schexnaydre Law Firm can help you understand your options and take steps to hold negligent companies responsible for the injuries they have caused. Please call 888-339-0696 or contact the firm via email to arrange a consultation by phone or at the firm's office in Mandeville, Louisiana.