Defective Medical Products

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Defective medical products are often at the center of many mass tort claims. A mass tort claim is a civil action that involves a large number of plaintiffs filing suit against one defendant or corporation. Mass tort claims can be filed in state or federal court. The three most common types of mass torts involve product liability, toxic exposure and mass disasters. Simply put, a mass tort refers to a single claim that involves many victims. If you need help filing suit in a mass tort claim, contact Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC today.

Types of Mass Tort & Defective Product Claims

Typically, when a defective medical product is discovered, a recall will take place to remove all of the devices from the market and to provide reimbursement for patients who have purchased the product. A defective medical product has been known to cause serious injury and even death in some cases. Oftentimes, the reason behind the defect was because of a lack of safety quality standards or the company fails to warn the general public of the inherent risks. This is when we, as St. Louis product defect lawyers, can work with you to determine liability and hold those parties responsible.

Here are some examples of defective medical product claims:

To elaborate more on these individual products, transvaginal mesh is a medical device used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence in women. Millions of women suffer from these medical conditions, and hundreds of thousands of them have undergone transvaginal mesh surgery. Sadly, pelvic mesh implants often lead to serious complications – including vaginal erosion, pain during sexual intercourse and urinary problems.

Contact a Personal Injury Attorney Today

If you've suffered an injury or illness because of defective product or medication, a personal injury lawyer from Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC can help you understand your rights and options in a mass tort claim. We are wholeheartedly committed to getting you the compensation you need and deserve. Contact us today or fill out an online case evaluation form to see what our firm can do for your case.

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