Defective Medical Device and Product Lawsuits

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are investigating potential cases for injuries associated with several popular medical devices.

When a corporation fails to use reasonable care to properly design, manufacture, test and inspect their products, they should be held accountable for injuries caused by their negligence.

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Throughout 2014, millions of General Motors vehicles were recalled due to faulty ignition switches, which may cause vehicles to suddenly turn off and prevent airbags from deploying. Vehicles sold by several different manufacturers have also been recalled due to faulty Takata airbags, which may over-inflate and explode.



Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Blankets commonly used during hip and knee surgery may increase the risk that contaminants enter the surgical field and cause infection. This often results in the need for additional surgery to treat the knee or hip infections.

Textured breast implants have been linked to a rare form of cancer, known as Anaplastic Large Cell Lyphoma (ALCL).

The da Vinci Surgical System is a complex, remote-controlled robot used in various types of surgery. Potential complications from da Vinci robotic surgery have been linked to reports of burns and other injuries.


Monster Energy, Red Bull, Rockstar and other energy drinks may cause serious heart problems or wrongful death. These highly caffeinated beverages could pose serious health risks for some consumers, yet manufacturers failed to adequately warn about the risk of harmful side effects.

Essure is marketed for long-term protection against pregnancy. However, thousands of women have reported suffering severe and debilitating side effects including infections, ectopic pregnancy and other internal injuries.

3T Heater-Cooler Systems used during heart surgery in recent years may be the cause of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) infections. Lawyers are reviewing cases nationwide for individuals who had M. Chimera infections following heart surgery where a 3T heater-cooler system was used.

The hernia mesh lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential lawsuits for individuals throughout the United States who have experienced problems following hernia repair involving any of the following products, which have been linked to complications like abdominal perforation, pain/infection, and possible damage to other organs.

The hip replacement lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are pursuing potential lawsuits for individuals who have experienced complications following surgery where any of the following artificial hip systems were used, which have been linked to problems and complications.

Reports of serious reactions, rashes and burns after “Just for Men” application may occur even among men who have used the hair dye in the past without problems.

A number of different retrievable IVC filter designs introduced in recent years have been linked to serious complications, where they may fracture or break, causing severe injury or even death.

The knee replacement lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential claims for problems associated with several different products used in recent years, which have been linked to a high rate of complications and problems.

Power morcellators are medical devices used during laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy procedures for uterine fibroids, allowing doctors to cut up tissue through a smaller incision. However, for some women with unsuspected sarcoma, the devices may cause the rapid spread of leiomyosarcoma, endometrial stromal sarcoma or other uterine cancer.

Baby Powder and other Talcum Powder products have been used by women for decades for feminine hygiene purposes. Research has found that talc contained within the baby powder may migrate into the fallopian tubes, uterus and ovaries, leading to an increased risk of ovarian cancer in women.

Proctor & Gamble and other laundry pod manufacturers have known for years that their popular single-load laundry detergent packs may cause serious and life-threatening injury if they get into the mouths of children or accidentally rupture.

Transvaginal Mesh, also known as a pelvic sling or bladder mesh, has been associated with a number of serious and debilitating internal injuries for women. Compensation may be available through a vaginal mesh lawsuit for women who have experienced problems, such as pain, infection, erosion of the mesh or other problems.

Previously Investigated Products & Medical Devices:

The drug injury lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. previously reviewed and investigated potential claims for users of the following products and medical devices. New cases are no longer being accepted for users of these products at this time, but the following pages are available for informational purposes.