Suffering from a severe injury due to a dangerous products?
In a perfect world, the products we use every day will be designed and manufactured free of defect. Unfortunately, this is not a perfect world, and each year thousands of people suffer serious and life-threatening injuries caused by dangerous products, devices and drugs. Safety and reliability are vital concerns for consumers, however, some corporations do not value these as important when designing, manufacturing and marketing products.
These companies must be held accountable for the damage a dangerous product, device or drug can cause to you or a loved one. These types of cases are complicated and require the experienced representation of attorneys like Graves McLain, Tulsa Product Liability Lawyers. You can bring a legal claim against the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of a dangerous or defective product if you or a family member is injured.
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Learning that a product, device or drug that was meant to benefit you or a loved one is dangerous can be a challenging experience – particularly when the product was supposed to improve your quality of life. In some instances, revision surgery or painful rehabilitation may be required. Graves McLain understands the pain and suffering this can cause for individuals or their families and will take time to review your case and compile the evidence needed to obtain the maximum amount of compensation for victims and their families.
Each year, nearly 80,000 individuals undergo hernia surgery to repair problems with a surgical mesh product to reduce the rate of occurrence. Unfortunately, these mesh fibers can break down and spread throughout the body and cause serious and even permanent injuries. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury after hernia surgery, the defective mesh could be involved. Let the attorneys at Graves McLain help.
As a franchise of orthopedic and neurosurgery companies acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 1998, DePuy™ has been the leader in hip replacement technology for over four decades. Unfortunately, the business is also the subject of more than 11,000 lawsuits concerning their Pinnacle hip implants. If you have a DePuy™ hip implant which is causing you pain and discomfort, or if you have already had revision surgery and have not already filed a claim Graves McLain is here to assist you.
Headquartered in London, Smith & Nephew, PLC is a British-based, multinational medical company and the fourth-largest producer of orthopedic reconstruction products in over 90 countries. In September 2007, Smith & Nephew, PLC, along with Biomet Inc., DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., and Zimmer Holdings, Inc. entered into settlement agreements, under which they agreed to pay up to $300 million in total to adopt industry overhauls and undertake corporate monitoring to avoid criminal charges of conspiracy. If you have a Smith & Nephew hip implant which is causing you pain and discomfort, Graves McLain can help you seek compensation.
For thousands of patients throughout the United States, Stryker Corporation’s Rejuvenate and ABG II metal hip implants are failing and causing serious, and even life-threatening injuries. Unfortunately, it has been repeatedly proven that these hip implant devices fail at an alarmingly high rate. If you have a Stryker hip implant that is causing you pain and discomfort, or if you have already had revision surgery and have not already filed a claim, Graves McLain can help guide you through the process.
Headquartered in Arlington, Tennessee, Wright Medical Group, Inc.™ has been designed, manufacturing and marketing joint implants since 1950. As many patients have found, their metal-on-metal designs have led to shedding that penetrates surrounding tissues, enter the bloodstream and lead to metal toxicity. These are complicated cases and require the experienced representation of the attorneys at Graves McLain.
First introduced in 1974 by Monsanto, Roundup® is one of the most popular weed killer products in existence and has long been a staple product for farmers, homeowners and landscapers. Unfortunately, only now is the public starting to see the effects that Roundup® may cause including a potential link between the product and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. If you used Roundup® and have been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s, our Monsanto Roundup® Injury Attorneys will investigate your claim and explain your rights.
Commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure and other medical conditions, Valsartan®, Losartan®, and Irbesartan® have been the subject of several ingredients recalls due to NDMA and NDEA contamination. NDMA and NDEA have been associated with liver damage, kidney or liver tumors, and numerous cancers of the digestive tract. If you have been harmed by a defective or dangerous drug, call Graves McLain today. We will help you understand your rights as a victim.
The FDA recalled all ranitidine products, including Zantac, due to increased research that shows these drugs can produce high levels of Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a carcinogen that has been linked to cancer development. Additional research has also shown that mothers taking Zantac during pregnancy may potentially cause birth defects in human fetuses. If you or a loved one were exposed to high levels of NDMA from Zantac and had consequences, Graves McLain can help.
Although talcum powder has been a staple in many bathroom cabinets for years, studies have shown a strong correlation between the regular use of talcum powder in the genital area and the development of ovarian cancer. And, although this was first studied as early as 1971, Johnson & Johnson and other companies chose not to add warning labels to their products. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after extensively using Johnson’s Baby Powder® or Shower to Shower® for feminine hygiene purposes, our experienced attorneys are here to review your case.