In order to be compensated for a faulty medical device, it is important that you file the proper legal paperwork.
This ensures that your case will be handled with the utmost care, and can help lead to a successful outcome.
A defective medical device lawsuit can be complicated and stressful. The lawyers representing victims of faulty medical devices will walk you through every step of the process in order to ensure your rights are protected at all times. So, it is critical that you provide as much information as possible about the incident so that all parties involved have an understanding of what happened.
Here’s a tell-all guide on what you need to know to improve your chances of getting the compensation you deserve.
Most Common Medical Devices in a Faulty Device Case
Pacemakers are used to help people with irregular heartbeats or a slow pulse by providing electrical stimulation to the heart muscles to improve their ability to contract and pump blood through the body. If this device malfunctions, it can be life-threatening as well as painful.
Other common medical devices that have been faulty are:
- Intravenous (IV) pumps
- Needleless IV insertion devices
- Infusion pumps
Who is Harmed by Faulty Medical Devices?
- Anyone who uses a faulty medical device
- Anyone who is treated by someone who uses a faulty medical device
- Anyone who uses a faulty medical device to treat someone else
What Compensation Can I Receive?
If you were injured by a faulty medical device, you may be entitled to compensation. Depending on the nature of your injuries, this may include compensation for pain and suffering, lost wages and loss of future earning potential.
How to Get Compensation
Once you realize that you or a loved one has been injured by a medical device, the next step is to find out whether or not you are eligible to receive compensation. The best way to do this is to contact us today for our free consultation. We will discuss your situation and determine if it is worth pursuing legal action against the manufacturer of the faulty product in question.
If we determine that you would be able to prove that your injury was caused by a defective product, then an attorney will work on your behalf throughout all phases of litigation.
This means they will file suit against the manufacturer when appropriate and assist with discovery requests during this process. They wil also help with other steps required before trial begins such as mediation or arbitration hearings if necessary depending on jurisdiction where the case is filed.
So, if you or a loved one have experienced injuries from a faulty medical device and wish to discuss your legal options, contact a law firm that focuses on representing victims of faulty medical devices. They will review your case and work with you to determine whether or not compensation is available under the law.
Make sure you hire experienced attorneys who have handled numerous claims against manufacturers and healthcare providers alike, so they understand what’s required when taking on big medical companies.