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Numerous medical devices are used every day to treat various medical conditions and illnesses. While some devices are for short-term use, other medical devices are implanted for life. When defective medical devices malfunction, it can cause patients to suffer far more severe and potentially fatal injuries or require dangerous surgical treatments to resolve. If this has happened to you or your loved one, contact The Janda Law Firm today to get a dedicated Las Vegas defective medical device lawyer on your side.

Why Choose Our Defective Medical Device Attorney?

  • Dr. Paul Janda is also a neurologist with an extensive medical background. He is actively involved in numerous neurology studies and serves on several medical advisory boards.
  • We prepare each case thoroughly, as though it were going to trial, crafting comprehensive, well-researched legal strategies with the intent of securing the best possible outcome.
  • Our medical experience enables us to determine all the costs associated with your injury, now and in the future, which allows us to pursue full and fair compensation for all of your losses.

Common Types of Defects In Medical Devices

Medical devices may fail to work as intended for several possible reasons. The problem may have occurred because of:

  • A flaw in the design of the device;
  • A manufacturing defect;
  • Failure to provide adequate or accurate warnings;
  • Failure to provide adequate instructions regarding safe and appropriate use;
  • Improperly sterilized equipment; or
  • An error made by a physician during implantation.

While the FDA has issued recalls or strict “black box” warnings (the most serious level) for some dangerous medical devices, others remain on the market.

Examples of Defective Medical Devices

A variety of manufacturers make medical devices and release them on the market. Types of devices that have been reported to be defective include:

  • Hip replacements
  • Pacemakers
  • Heart valves
  • Knee joint replacements
  • Artificial joints
  • Breast implants
  • Intrauterine devices (IUDs)
  • Kidney dialysis filters
  • Medical mesh
  • Defibrillators (designed to restore a normal heartbeat by sending electrical pulses to the heart)

Who Is Liable For Faulty Medical Devices In Nevada?

When we represent you, we will thoroughly investigate your injury, considering every person or entity in the chain of distribution of the medical device, to include all potential defendants in your claim. Potentially liable parties for a malfunctioning medical device that has caused injury may include:

  • Manufacturer of the defective medical device
  • Independent testing laboratory
  • Medical sales rep who recommended potential applications of the device
  • Physician who recommended the device for your treatment
  • Hospital or clinic that was part of the chain of distribution

Why You Need a Defective Medical Device Lawyer

It is critical to the success of your case to consult with an attorney who is well-versed in both defective medical devices and product liability law. These cases involve complex medical and legal issues. The chances are good that you will be going up against a large corporation and its insurance company, along with a team of lawyers. Your best course of action is to get an attorney on your side with the knowledge, skills, and resources to protect your rights and interests, who will fight for the compensation you deserve.

Contact Our Award-Winning Medical Device Lawyers Today

At The Janda Law Firm, we not only know product liability law, but we also have an extensive medical background that enables us to save you time and money by researching your case quickly. If you have been injured by a medical device malfunction, contact The Janda Law Firm right away to schedule a consultation with our Las Vegas defective medical device lawyer. We handle all our cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning no upfront costs, and you pay us no fees until we win your case.