Defective Medical Products
There are very strict standards and tests that medical products must meet before they can be used on a patient. Unfortunately, however, on occasion problems can arise with defective medical products, which result in a patient being injured or a deterioration in their condition.
Examples of defective medical product cases:
- Metal-on-metal hip replacements
- Surgical and vaginal meshes
- Joint replacements
- Breast implants
- Contraceptive devices
- Hair dyes and chemical treatments
- Defective drugs
- Contaminated blood products in cases of hepatitis C
If your injury was caused by a faulty medical device, you may be able to make a claim for negligence under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
Your claim could be against the hospital where you underwent the surgery, the manufacturer of the defective medical product, the importer or the supplier. Our experienced team, including former Morgan Jones Pett experts Sara Westwood and Simon Bransby, will identify the negligent party in any claim.
If you think you have been adversely affected or injured by defective equipment or medicines please contact our expert team of lawyers on 01603 660 811. They will be happy to advise.
Please contact one of the team to discuss your specific requirements:
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