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Defective Drugs and Medical Devices

Nashville Defective Drug Lawyer Defending Victims Against Negligent Drug Companies

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In our modern world, prescription drugs and medical devices can be crucial for keeping us healthy and active. Many individuals depend on prescription drugs and medical devices, such as hip implants, to work effectively to increase their quality of life. When they fail, these defective medical products can actually worsen our health problems as well as lead to wrongful death.

Drug and medical device manufacturers have a responsibility to provide consumers with products that are safe and effective. Defective drug lawyer Stanley A. Davis works to hold manufacturers of dangerous drugs and faulty medical devices accountable for their negligence. He believes that when someone is wronged, that individual deserves both justice and compensation.

How Do Defective Drugs and Medical Devices Reach Consumers?

In many cases, drug and medical device manufacturers simply make a negligent error when designing, making or distributing the product. Much like any other defective product, faulty medications and medical devices can be:

  • Defective by design
  • Defectively manufactured
  • Defective due to inadequate warnings or instructions for use

Manufacturers are ultimately responsible for creating safe products. However, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can warn the public of any known or potential dangers associated with a drug or medical device. Additionally, it can recall a product from the market if it is too unsafe for public use. It is crucial that you research to find out if the FDA has issued any warnings for medications or medical devices that you use and what the manufacturer responsibility is for that defective product.

What are Some Potentially Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices I Should Know About?

When studies reveal that a drug or medical device could be dangerous, the FDA typically reports this information to the public. Even though there are many possibly harmful medical products still available on the market that can reach consumers, here is a list of some known dangerous medical products to be aware of:

  • Actos. Doctors prescribe Actos to patients with Type II diabetes, but the drug may come with a significant risk of heart failure, heart attack and bladder cancer.
  • DePuy, Stryker and other metal-on-metal hip implants. Medical device manufacturers produce a number of hip implants made of metal. Parts of these hip implants can rub together and release shards of metal into the bloodstream. This can cause metallosis, pseudotumors, tissue and bone damage in addition to complete implant failure. The FDA has recalled many of these products. Anyone with a DePuy or Stryker hip implant who is now suffering serious injuries should consult with a medical professional as soon as possible in addition to a lawyer to learn about taking legal action.
  • Yaz, Yasmin and related products. The FDA issued multiple warnings for this oral contraceptive drug. It may be linked to serious blood clots, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolisms and wrongful death.

I Need to Talk to a Defective Drug Lawyer

Our Nashville attorney is guided by passages such as 1 Timothy 1:5, which states, “The aim of our charge is love, which issues from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith”. He believes that when victims of defective drugs and medical devices require experienced legal help, he can be there to assist.

Reach out to Stanley today for a free consultation about a drug or medical device injury.

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  • Severe Injuries & Property Damage $3.0 Million Verdict

    Plaintiff was cautiously and carefully traveling on a two-lane rural road when he saw a camel suddenly come onto the roadway toward his vehicle.  Despite evasive action, the camel charged his vehicle causing a significant crash and causing Plaintiff to suffer severe injuries and property damage.

  • Failure to Yield $1.5 Million Verdict

    The victim was injured when the defendant failed to yield the right of way, causing him to suffer a ruptured disc in his lower back. Nashville auto accident attorney Stanley A. Davis prosecuted the claim and obtained this verdict for the victim.

  • Head Injury $1.0 Million Settlement

    Using his knowledge as a brain injury attorney and Nashville car accident lawyer, Nashville attorney Stanley A. Davis made sure his clients got their deserved justice for a serious closed head injury sustained in a car accident.

  • Drunk Driving Accident $1.0 Million Settlement

    A middle-aged female was rear-ended by a drunk driver in an automobile crash on a rural road in Rutherford County, Tennessee, and suffered aggravation of preexisting spinal conditions.

  • Failure to Yield $900,000 Settlement

    A middle-aged man was riding with his wife and two minor children on a rural road when a defendant failed to yield the right-of-way causing a moderate impact to occur.

  • Work Injury $900,000 Settlement

    A 42-year-old gentleman suffered a premises liability injury while working during the scope and course of his employment against a third party.

  • Negligence $900,000 Settlement

    Nashville wrongful death attorney Stanley A. Davis successfully gained this settlement for a tort action involving a wrongful death lawsuit that did not require a trial. The victim’s sole heir was compensated for the loss of his father who was killed as a result of the Defendant’s negligence.

  • Tractor-Trailer Accident $650,000 Recovered

    Our Nashville personal injury attorney recovered $650,000.00 for an individual who sustained injuries when the defendant, a tractor-trailer driver, caused a car and truck accident by failing to yield the right of way.

  • Pedestrian Accident $500,000 Settlement

    A 19-year-old female pedestrian was walking home from a bus stop in Davidson County, Tennessee when the defendant caused a pedestrian-car accident that killed her.

  • Failure to Yield $485,000 Settlement

    This Plaintiff was injured when the Defendant entered her lane of travel and failed to yield the right-of-way. Liability was a swearing contest because the Defendant alleged that the Plaintiff entered his lane of traffic and there were no independent witnesses to this collision

    Stanley Davis is an excellent attorney.

    “Attorney Davis came through for me at a very difficult time in my life. I am truly grateful for him and his staff and would highly recommend his services. Even when my case was settled, the professional and friendly relationship didn’t end.”

    - Madelene G.
    The Absolute Best Attorney in Nashville

    “Stan and his team have a "never give up" attitude and always put your best interest above their bottom line. This isn't your typical law firm. They're just good, honest people fighting to make sure you get what you deserve from your case.”

    - Geoff H.
    Look no further, Stanley A Davis and his team are here for YOU!

    “Stan and his team treated me like family. The communication, respect, and care for their clients here are incomparable.  I wasn’t just a number here. I was their client, their friend. They are top-notch.”

    - Zoraida P.
    You will find yourself in capable and caring hands.

    “Being in a position that was unfamiliar and out of my control was really scary. Stan, his staff, his smile, and his genuine personality went a long way to providing the support that I needed to get through the process.”

    - Tim S.
    Stan and his staff are the best.

    “Choosing him to represent me in several cases is the best choice I have ever made. A professional in every way he still treats his clients like family. He's an amazing lawyer and person.”

    - Elke K.

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