If you use any medical device, make sure it hasn’t been recalled. Check the FDA for recalls by year or search their database.
Category: Products Liability
One of the largest personal injury verdicts awarded in 2020 was to a victim of a faulty medical device. Mary Bayes successfully sued Zimmer Biomet, alleging their metal-on-metal M2a Magnum hip implant caused multiple dislocations, numerous surgeries, and difficulty walking. A jury in Missouri awarded her and her husband $21 million following the trial. Mary’s […]
An investigation found that most injuries come from six types of medical devices. Click here to expand image. About one in 10 Americans have at least one medical device implanted. These run the gamut in size and effect, including everything from artificial joints and heart valves to contact lenses and birth control devices. Many people assume that the Food […]
Product recalls for April 2018 are off to a fast start, with many products pulled from the marketplace because they are burn hazards. These unreasonably dangerous products can leave consumers with devastating burn injuries and should be avoided. If you have been burned by a product, either at home or at work, you might be […]