Steps to Take After Being Injured by a Medical Device

Steps to Take After Being Injured by a Medical Device

When your doctor prescribes a medical device or uses a medical device as part of your treatment plan, you expect the device to perform as it is intended to perform. You certainly do not expect the device to cause further injury. However, medical devices can cause...
What Can I Do If I Am Injured Because of a Medical Device Error?

What Can I Do If I Am Injured Because of a Medical Device Error?

Do you rely on a medical device to treat a health condition? Have you had to have an implant to treat a medical problem? If so, you are one of the millions of Americans who have faith in a manufacturer to produce a safe, reliable medical device to treat your medical...
Amputations From Taking Invokana

Amputations From Taking Invokana

If you are taking Invokana, Canagliflozin, Invokament XR, or Invokamet, you could be at a higher risk for a toe, foot, or leg amputation. These type 2 diabetes medications have been linked to an increased risk of foot and leg amputations. The Food and Drug...
Why Are Dangerous Drugs Available for Purchase?

Why Are Dangerous Drugs Available for Purchase?

If a drug is dangerous or defective, how does that drug make it to a store shelf for purchase? Why does the pharmacy have drugs that could cause harm or injury? Do doctors know they are prescribing dangerous drugs to their patients? Many people who are injured by a...