Medical devices are supposed to make people well or easer their hardships. They are a living testament to how advanced technology has become and what these advancements have done in the medical field. Designed for treating and improving the life of a patient, it is assumed that these medical devices have been tested and guaranteed safe. Unfortunately, the negligence of some manufacturers have caused pain and suffering to patients instead of the treatment they were designed for.

Over the years, there has been a spate of complaints from patients experiencing the side effects of defective medical devices. Bard G2 IVC filter lawsuits, morcellators, hip and knee replacements, to name just a few. These flawed medical products have resulted to various complications ranging from debilitating pain to deadly uterine cancer. Patients who are hoping to improve their condition end up suffering for the rest of their lives and sometimes getting killed.

According to the website of Williams Kherkher, the failure of manufacturers to warn patients about the side effects of their devices resulted to unintended consequences which are often devastating. While the Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of these devices, the fault lies on manufacturers such as Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Orthopaedics, Zimmer and C.R. Bard not informing patients about potential complications.

In order to maximize potential revenues, manufacturers forego testing and immediately push their products in the market. They do this without regard for the safety of their customers. It is the responsibility of the company to ensure the safety of their products. The customers become victims of their negligence and irresponsibility and end up in pain for the rest of their lives.

And as the lawsuits against defective medical devices pile up, the affected victims are hoping that the court will make the manufacturers pay for their negligence and at least ease their pain and suffering.

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