A number of life-saving medical devices have turned out to be life-threatening because of poor design and testing, defective components, improper implantation or misrepresentation of “rare but serious” side effects.
If your family member suffered permanent damage or died because of a defective medical product, contact the medical product liability attorneys at Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C. at 816-421-6868. We offer a free consultation, taking cases throughout the K.C. metro area (Missouri and Kansas).
Experienced in Medical Device Litigation
Law partners Lee Dempsey and Bob Kingsland bring nearly 50 years of experience in personal injury litigation, with many verdicts and settlements in product liability cases. They can evaluate your possible claim relating to any medical device, including dangerous products for which there has already been a recall:
- Medtronic pacemakers
- Kugel mesh patches for hernia repair
- Angioplasty stents for heart surgery
- Artificial heart valves
- Replacement joints (hips, knees, shoulders)
- Cosmetic implants
- Tainted donor tissue implants
- Defective wheelchairs, lifts and medical aids
- Surgical apparatus
- Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator lead recall
- PCA pain pumps
- Shoulder pain pumps
- Guidant heart devices
- HeartMate II heart pump
Dempsey & Kingsland has the experience and resources to take on major manufacturers of medical devices in pursuit of rightful damages for our clients. We have handled complex, multi-district litigation and class action lawsuits. We hire experts in product engineering and manufacturing, surgical implantation, medical electronics and related fields to demonstrate the failure and to establish a connection between the device and the adverse patient outcome. We also examine implied consent and whether our client was a suitable candidate for an implantable device.
Call us at 816-421-6868 or e-mail us to arrange a free case evaluation. We can discuss participation in current class actions over recalled products or individual lawsuits.