Dangerous Products, Devices and Drugs

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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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Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

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.

Suffering from a severe injury due to a medical mistake?

We review every detail of your situation at no cost to you—and fight hard to protect your rights. Trust our team, we are here to help.

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.

Zantac

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.

Graves McLain Gets Results

Graves McLain Gets Results

With the variety of products, devices and drugs available on the market, consumers expect them to be safe or have the necessary warning labels describing potential side effects that may occur with use. Since there is so much at stake following the use of dangerous products including medical bills, your physical health or lost wages and suffering, it is important to work with a legal team that understands your rights and will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our experienced attorneys are ready to fight for your claim and support you through the complex legal process of fighting against a dangerous product, device or drug.

 

As new recalls begin to take place at an alarming pace, consumers never know if they may be at the wrong end of a dangerous product, device or drug that could drastically alter their life. Once the side effects of dangerous products, devices or drugs begin to show, you should be able to focus on dealing with them and not fighting to ensure your health is not being sacrificed for profit. Contact us today to let our attorneys begin reviewing every detail of your case at no cost to you so we can start fighting for your rights and fair claim.

Protect Yourself

Protect Yourself

No one expects that a product, medical device or drug that they use daily could cause severe side effects that may alter their entire life. Unfortunately, this is a reality for thousands of people annually and it can happen to anyone with little to no warning until a problem has already started to occur. When that happens, you need to understand the legal options you have and the right partner for your unique needs. At Graves McLain, you will never pay an attorney’s fee upfront—and you owe us nothing until we win your case. At Graves McLain, we do not get paid until you do.

Finding legal counsel and a team of attorneys that have experience in dangerous products, devices and drugs is critical for navigating the complex legal system and getting a fair outcome for the pain and suffering that you have endured due to the dishonesty of brands or medical providers you chose to trust. The attorneys at Graves McLain know this can be a challenging process for many individuals that are already suffering. In an ideal situation, no one would need to hire a lawyer due to dangerous products, devices or drugs; however, having legal counsel can ensure your claim against a company is paid in full and on time.

What to Do After a Medical Mistake

What to Do After a Medical Mistake

Although you may not realize it immediately, many of the actions you take after using a dangerous product, defective medical device or recalled drug can impact not only your recovery process but also your ability to seek legal action against the manufacturers of the device. The attorneys at Graves McLain can answer any questions you may have about your defective medical device claim; however, once side effects occur, there are 4 key steps you should take in the following months.

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    Seek Medical Attention

    Your health should be a foremost priority once you begin seeing the side effects of a dangerous product, device or drug. In some cases, this may require revision surgery to remove the device, painful rehabilitation or additional medical treatments. Do not neglect the ability to avoid potentially serious side effects by working with a health care provider.

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    Document Symptoms and Their Effects

    While you may think you will remember every single bit of pain you are experiencing currently or other associated side effects; it is important to document the process to ensure minor details are not lost over time. Keep a journal of your experience and how the associated symptoms have impacted your daily life.

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    Research Current Lawsuits

    Often product recalls or medical device recalls will be documented thoroughly and can shed light on current and ongoing lawsuits. Take the time to research your medical device to see if others are suffering from the same problems that you are and whether there is already a case in progress that you could join.

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    Request a Legal Review

    With the above information taken into consideration, you should be able to determine if it is time for you to seek legal counsel and act against the manufacturer of a medical device. No matter how small the side effects may seem, the defective product attorneys at Graves McLain are here to review your case and help provide legal guidance if needed.

In the months following the use of a dangerous product, drug or defective medical device, it is important to seek assistance from your medical provider any time that side effects may occur. This not only provides documented proof of what is occurring but can ensure your health problems do not continue to become worsen. When you feel ready to seek legal action, the experienced attorneys at Graves McLain are here to ensure you have the insight and experience needed to complete the process.

We Can Help

We Can Help

If you or a loved one has side effects after using a dangerous product, device or drug, call Graves McLain right away at 918-359-6600. When you call one of our attorneys, we will speak with you for FREE and determine the best course of action.

We review every detail of your situation at no cost to you—and fight hard to protect your rights. Trust our team, we are here to help. At Graves McLain, you will never pay an attorney’s fee upfront—and you owe us nothing until we win your case. At Graves McLain, we do not get paid until you do.

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