Medical Devices Archives - Becker Law Office

ICDs monitor a patient’s heart and provide electrical charges to keep the heart operating correctly. If this device or their batteries fail, it can lead to serious problems and even death.

Heart stents keep arteries open and flowing. Too often though, they can lead to clots and other complications that can threaten a patient’s life.

Drug pumps regulate the amount of medicine that is given to patients. When these pumps malfunction, they can deliver too much medicine or not enough.

IVC filters are supposed to help prevent dangerous blood clots. However, they have problems of their own. The devices may fracture or migrate in the body causing serious injury to organs. Some IVC filters are only intended for temporary use.

This permanently implanted birth control product can cause pain, bleeding, headaches, and many other complications. If you suspect you’re suffering injuries from using an Essure contraception device, contact an attorney today.

Metal hip replacements can cause problems for patients including allergic reactions, numbness, swelling, and difficulty walking. Hip replacements also may cause more severe problems such as neurological impairments, thyroid problems, and kidney impairment.

This type of surgical mesh is used to repair problems with pelvic organs. Transvaginal mesh can migrate in the body, break apart, and easily pierce surrounding tissues resulting in severe pain, bleeding, infection and other complications.

Hernia mesh is used to repair hernias but can cause many problems. Mesh can cause infections. In some cases, it may move inside the body and perforate surrounding tissue and organs. This can cause severe pain, nerve damage, and other serious complications, requiring additional surgery.