There are several types of injuries that may occur from defective surgical staplers can be extremely serious. Each of these injuries may make an individual eligible for compensation.
Organ injuries, bacterial infections, heart failure, bowel obstructions, cancer recurrence, and even death are among the grave injuries reported in connection with failing surgical staplers.
Those who survive defective surgical stapler injuries may face permanent physical limitations and require further surgeries, ongoing antibiotics, and other long-term medical accommodations.
As a result, an array of financial compensation may be available to a person filing a defective surgical staple lawsuit in Kentucky. Common forms of compensation include pain, suffering, lost wages, medical bills, loss of enjoyment of life, and punitive damages.