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Defective Medical Devices

Prescription drugs and medical devices do much to improve the quality of our lives. Unfortunately, some drugs and devices cause serious injuries because the manufacturer did not properly test its product or failed to provide sufficient warnings regarding its use.

If you or a loved one has experienced a serious side effect as a result of a dangerous drug or medical device, you are entitled to compensation from the manufacturer. At The Hale Law Firm, P.C., our product liability attorneys are dedicated to providing compassionate support to our clients as we relentlessly pursue negligent manufacturers and their insurance companies.

Manufacturers — Not the FDA — are Responsible for Patient Safety

Regrettably, for some companies, the drive for profits trumps the need to establish appropriate safety measures. Prescription drugs and devices are often rushed to market without adequate testing and warnings. Even after pharmaceutical products are released for use, the long-term effects require careful monitoring. When manufacturers choose to avoid their responsibilities to the public, the results are often tragic – and predictable.

Though the manufacturers often try to blame the Food and Drug Association (FDA), the truth is that the manufacturers are ultimately responsible for patient safety. While the FDA reviews the information provided by a company, if the company chooses to run inadequate studies, or bury bad test results, the manufacturers put people’s lives at risk.

The obligation of a drug manufacturer is to make a safe product. This includes the obligation to design, manufacture, inspect, and label a drug or medical device product appropriately. They must provide patients and physicians complete safety information about their product. If a drug manufacturer fails to warn the public about any serious side effects associated with taking its drugs and the drug is responsible for causing you harm, then the company can be held liable for medical expenses, therapy and treatment, lost income, and non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering.

Call Our Experienced Attorneys to Obtain a Legal Remedy

Our team of accomplished attorneys and staff combine integrity, experience and compassion in personal injury and product liability cases to provide comprehensive representation to victims of dangerous medical products such as:

  • AlloDerm regenerative tissue matrix
  • DePuy ASR hip implants and pinnacle implants
  • Zimmer durom cup hip socket implant
  • Zimmer knee implant
  • Levaquin tendon ruptures
  • Paxil birth defects
  • Accutane ulcerative colitis
  • Avandia heart attack and stroke
  • Fentanyl overdose
  • Reglan tardive dyskinesia
  • Yasmin/Yaz/Ocella stroke, heart attack, gallbladder disease and pulmonary embolsim
  • Darvon/Darvocet abnormal heart rhythms and death
  • Prozac birth defects
  • Advair death
  • Pain pumps
  • Fosamax femur fracture
  • Gardasil vaccine paralysis
  • Trasylol death during operation

If we accept your product liability claim stemming from illness or death caused by a defective drug or medical device, it will mean that we believe we can win on your behalf. Call us at 972-351-0000 for your free case evaluation and consultation.