Millions of Americans rely on medical devices for their health and well-being each day. Unfortunately, there are times when defective medical devices cause severe injuries and illnesses in patients. At Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC, we are here to help when you need a Dallas defective medical device attorney. Our team will conduct a full investigation into the device, the medical professionals involved, and your injury so we can secure the compensation you need.
Nearly every medical device in the United States has to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before it can be distributed and used by consumers. There are three classes of devices that require inspection and approval by the FDA in the United States.
Medical devices, even those that have been rigorously tested, can become defective. Studies have shown that defective medical devices caused more than 80,000 deaths in this country from 2008 to 2018.
Victims who have been injured due to a defective medical device must often undergo extensive medical procedures and corrective treatments in order to repair damage to their bodies. Unfortunately, many medical device errors are not discovered until after a patient passes away, leaving family members picking up the pieces.
In Texas, the medical malpractice statute of limitations is two years from the date the medical mistake occurred. When it comes to defective medical devices, discovering the date the injury actually occurred can be difficult. It is important to work with a skilled Dallas medical malpractice lawyer as soon as possible so an investigation into the case can begin.
If you or somebody you love has been injured or become ill due to a defective medical device, you need to turn to an attorney as soon as possible. At Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC, we have extensive experience helping patients and family members of those injured due to defective medical devices. We will fully investigate your case in an effort to secure compensation for your:
If a medical provider or device company was grossly negligent, we will also work to secure punitive damages on your behalf. When you need a Dallas defective medical device attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling us at 214-295-2900.