Gainesville Medical Product Liability Lawyers
Were you surprised by a medical device failure or product recall?
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, design flaws, questionable test results, shortcuts in the manufacturing process and failing to warn unsuspecting doctors or patients are faults that can lead to tragic results. It's hard to believe that in today's world of "checks and balances" that companies still become so anxious to get their product to market that they simply ignore potential problems or dangers. But, they do. Thus, the purpose of products liability laws are to ensure that the costs of injuries or damages resulting from a defective product are borne by the manufacturer or sellers who placed the product or failed to adequately warn the consumer about the product's potential dangers.
- Medical Device Recall
- Defective Defibrillators
- Dangerous Medical Product
- Failed Heart Valves or Pacemakers
- Misrepresented Functionality
- Defective Intravenous Drips
Personal Injury Attorneys - Medical Device Recalls
Under provisions for recovery, a manufacturer or seller of a defective medical product or dangerous device can be held liable for negligently placing that product in the hands of a healthcare professionals. Since a defective product case is a strict liability claim, success is not typically dependent upon proving someone's negligence. If you or a loved one has been injured by or permanently damaged due the failure of a manufacturer or seller to exercise reasonable care or to provide a safe product or service, contact a product liability lawyer at 1-877-798-7700 or use this website's 24/7 Contact Us form for a prompt response from our Gainesville office.
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— Casey King
In October of 2014 I was riding my motorcycle when a truck pulled out in front of me. After months of dealing with a lackluster attorney I was referred to Gerald (Gerry) Schackow at Schackow & Mercadante. I felt welcomed and was treated very well throughout the entire process. Gerry was able to close my settlement for a larger sum than I had expected and was able to do so in less than 5 weeks from the day I first contacted him. Dealing with insurance after an accident is not easy but the folks at Schackow & Mercadante will treat you well and explain your options in a clear and concise manner. Very appreciative of the professionalism and courtesy of this office and would recommend that anyone use their services.