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Your Joint Replacement Is Defective. Now What Happens?

by Staff Blogger | September 22nd, 2020

More than 1 million people undergo joint replacement surgery in the U.S. every year, whether it’s their hips or their knees that are being replaced. And while joint replacement surgery can significantly improve mobility and quality of life, it’s not without its risks. All surgery carries risks, and unfortunately, some joint replacement devices are known

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50+ Medical Devices Were Recalled in 2019

by Staff Blogger | July 14th, 2020

Medical devices are supposed to ease symptoms and make life easier for people who suffer from certain illnesses and health problems. But as our attorneys know all too well, many medical devices are either ineffective or even dangerous due to manufacturing flaws, cut-rate components, or improper installation and usage. Thankfully, the U.S. Food and Drug

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What Should You Do if Your Medical Implant Gets Recalled?

by Staff Blogger | June 30th, 2020

People who take prescription and over-the-counter medications are at risk when those drugs are revealed to be dangerous. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the manufacturers can coordinate recalls, which removes the affected products from pharmacy shelves and alerts patients to stop taking the potentially harmful medications. But what happens to people

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Defective Surgical Implants Can Be Serious and Even Deadly

by Staff Blogger | November 19th, 2019

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, we help people who have been injured by defective products, including medical devices. Of all medical devices, those that are surgically implanted inside patients’ bodies have the greatest potential for causing serious injuries. Surgery always carries risks, as does implanting foreign objects inside the body—and when those objects are defective,

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