Defective Medical Device Attorneys in West Virginia
Despite technological advancements, many medical devices use each day in the US are faulty and cause serious injuries. Unfortunately, there may be a time when you need a West Virginia medical device attorney. At the West Law Firm, we understand that there are many defective medical devices on the market that cause serious harm to patients. If you or a loved one have been harmed by a faulty medical device, we will work tirelessly to secure the compensation you need.
West Law Firm Has The Resources Necessary To Win
Medical device companies are not going to back down without a fight. At the West Law Firm, we have the resources necessary to fight back and win your case. Our team has decades of legal experience to bring to your case.
- We have secured more than $20 million in total damages for our clients and are ready to do the same for you.
- We will make sure that you get the medical care and evaluations you need, whether you have health insurance or not.
- We will never delegate you to a paralegal or assistance. We promise you access to your attorney for any questions about your case.
- West Law Firm is a full-service firm. We will handle every aspect of your case so you can focus on recovering and being with your loved ones.
Why Having An Attorney Will Help With These Cases
Your focus needs to be on recovery when you are injured due to a faulty medical device. This will be a stressful and emotional time. Your attorney will handle legal processes and any negotiations on your behalf.
Figuring out who is responsible for your injuries will not be easy. Many medical device manufacturers are part of larger parent companies with extensive legal teams. These companies will attempt to bury you in complex and expensive legal proceedings. Your attorney will:
- Cut through the “big company” tactics
- Conduct a thorough investigation into the faulty device
- Line up expert medical witnesses to review your records and testify on your behalf
What Constitutes A Medical Device?
There are three basic levels of medical devices, and the FDA is responsible for final approval before they make it to the market for consumers.
- Class I devices are considered low-risk devices and include non-invasive instrument like surgical instruments, non-motorized wheelchairs, bandages, etc.
- Class II devices are considered intermediate-risk devices and include things like infusion pumps for IVs, insulin pumps, and CT scanners.
- Class III devices are considered high-risk devices that provide life-sustaining assistance vital to a person’s health. Here, we are talking about implantable devices such as heart valves, deep-brain stimulators, and pacemakers.
We Are Here For You Now
If you or a loved one have been injured by a defective medical device, you need to know that you have a voice. At the West Law Firm, our compassionate and dedicated team is going to get to work investigating your case immediately. Our goal is to secure the compensation and benefits you deserve, including:
- Cost of your current and future medical bills
- Recovery of any lost income if you are unable to work
- Mental anguish damages
- Loss of enjoyment of life damages
- Punitive damages against the device company or manufacturer
If you need a West Virginia medical device lawyer, please contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 1 (877) 943-9378.