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Knoxville Dangerous Drug & Defective Medical Device Lawyer

Obtaining Compensation for Injuries Caused by Health Care Errors

Too often, in an effort to rush new drugs and medical devices to the market, manufacturers sacrifice safety for speed, and fail to conduct adequate testing for product dangers and side-effects. Our Knoxville product liability lawyers are qualified to go up against pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers if you were injured or further harmed by a dangerous drug or defective medical device while receiving treatment for another condition. Contact our experienced Knoxville dangerous drug & defective medical device lawyers today for more information.

Types of Dangerous Drugs & Defective Medical Devices

Every year, dangerous drugs and defective medical devices cause thousands of people to suffer injuries, undergo multiple corrective surgeries, and even lose their lives. Dangerous prescription and over-the-counter drugs that have given rise to personal injuries and litigation include:

  • Taxotere
  • Actos
  • Accutane
  • Cholesterol drugs, including Baycol & Crestor
  • Byetta (Exenatide)
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  • Fen-Phen
  • Fosamax
  • Invokana
  • Steroid Injections
  • Prempro & Premarin
  • Ortho Evra
  • Rezulin
  • Risperdal
  • Zoloft
  • NSAID pain medications, including Vioxx, Bextra & Celebrex
  • YAZ, Yasmin, and Ocella
  • Zithromax (Z-Pack)
  • Zyprexa

Defective medical devices that have made their way into the market include:

  • Fentanyl Pain Patches
  • Gadolinium
  • DePuy LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve
  • DePuy ASR & Pinnacle Hip Implants
  • Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Stem Device
  • ABG II Modular Hip Stem Device
  • Zimmer Persona Knee Implant
  • Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft
  • Guidant Ancure Endograft Device
  • Guidant Defibrillator
  • Medtronic Sprint Fidelis
  • Composix Kugel Mesh Hernia Repair Patch
  • Transvaginal Mesh Implants
  • Vaginal Sling Implants
  • Caldera Transvaginal Mesh

Simply because a drug or medical device has FDA approval does not mean the manufacturer is shielded from liability for injuries and deaths caused by the product. Often, manufacturers are aware of dangers associated with their products before the drug or medical device is placed on the market, and in certain cases, manufacturers have even provided misleading data or withheld negative data in order to obtain FDA approval. There have also been instances where a manufacturer claimed a product could be used in situations other than those it was approved for.

Contact Us for Help after Sustaining a Medical Treatment Injury

Regardless of the reason a drug is dangerous or a medical device is defective, you should not be suffering because of a product manufacturer’s oversight or error. If you have sustained an injury, required corrective surgery, or experienced other harms after undergoing drug therapy or medical treatment, please contact Fox Willis Burnette, PLLC to schedule a free initial consultation. Our Knoxville dangerous drug and defective medical device lawyers represent injury victims throughout Knoxville, Clinton and eastern Tennessee.

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