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Medical Device Injuries

Defective Medical Devices Can Cause You Problems

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When you go to your doctors you do not expect them to recommend medical devices — such as a hip implant or pelvic mesh — that may cause you grievous harm. Over the years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has either restricted the sale of certain medical devices or has ordered their complete removal from the market.

There is growing concern that the manufacturers of these defective medical devices are not doing enough to ensure the optimum quality and safety of their products. When these manufacturers fail to thoroughly test what they produce, it endangers the public.

Sometimes the Cure Is Almost as Bad as the Illness

If you have unjustly suffered as a result of receiving a medical device that does not function properly, we can help you take the first step towards improving your situation. If you are unsure if a device caused you harm, we can review your medical records and determine whether or not you have grounds for a case.

Weitz & Luxenberg successfully represents clients who have suffered from the use of defective medical devices. We have spearheaded litigation related to many well-known medical products.

How Weitz & Luxenberg Can Help

As a nationally recognized personal injury law firm, Weitz & Luxenberg is committed to helping clients win cases. For more than 25 years, we have dedicated ourselves to holding irresponsible practitioners accountable, and we have won $17 billion for our clients.

We would feel privileged to assist you. For a free consultation and more information about your legal options, please call us at 800-476-6070. If you prefer, you can complete our form, and our client relations representative will contact you shortly.

Recent W&L Results

  • $1 Billion

    W&L's Ellen Relkin, as lead counsel in the NJ Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stem litigation, played a key role in negotiating the more than $1 billion settlement. Most qualifying plaintiffs will receive $300,000 or more.

  • $2.5 Billion

    W&L helped negotiate one of the largest mass tort settlements in recent history. More than 300 W&L clients are part of the settlement. Claimants had recalled DePuy ASR hips implanted and removed prior to August 31, 2013.

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  • Our largest single settlement was for $10 million. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • More than 10,000 clients have used us as their legal advisors. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • Our largest total settlement amount for one client was more than $10 million. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We got more than $3 billion in settlements for defective devices. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We’ve been helping clients for more than 25 years. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We helped more than 500 clients from Texas. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We earned almost $12 billion for our clients. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We won a $13.5 million verdict for one of the very first Vioxx trial cases. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • Some clients get multiple settlements. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • Our team has more than a dozen lawyers. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We settled defective hip device and replacement cases totaling more than $3 billion. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We helped clients from all 50 states. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We settled harmful medication cases totaling more than $10 billion. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We got almost $40 million in settlements for dangerous birth control methods. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We’ve been fighting for your rights for more than 25 years. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We worked with more than 550 clients harmed by dangerous medicines. Defective Drugs and Devices
  • We got more than $10 billion in settlements for dangerous medicines. Defective Drugs and Devices
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How Weitz & Luxenberg Helped Me

  • Barbara Zimmerman ‘s Story

    I'm pleased with the results Weitz & Luxenberg achieved for me in my recently settled case. I was suing a hip-replacement company that tried to act like they did nothing wrong. But the fact is they allowed a defective medical device to go out. That was incredibly wrong. This company needed to learn that their actions were incredibly wrong and that there are consequences to your bad actions.

    - Barbara Zimmerman
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