Ethicon Surgical Staples Lawsuits

Ethicon Surgical Staples Lawsuit

There are several reasons why you may be eligible to file an Ethicon Surgical Staples lawsuit. One common issue is that staples fail to form properly or are out of specification. If you or a loved one was injured by an Ethicon Surgical Staples product, you may qualify to file a class action lawsuit to recover compensation for your injuries. Read on to learn more.

In one case, the stapler did not work properly and caused the patient to suffer life-threatening injuries. The stapler failed to seal the surgical site and the patient’s stomach contents spilled into her intestinal cavity. Her bowel eventually ruptured, resulting in a blockage and sepsis. The manufacturer, Ethicon, has denied any wrongdoing, but the case was settled after a jury determined that the Ethicon PPH 03 surgical stapler was at fault. Her husband agreed to a $5.5 million settlement, and Ethicon has since recalled the product.

There are thousands of American medical patients filing Ethicon Surgical Staples lawsuits to recover their losses and damages. The Ethicon stapler has been linked to countless adverse event reports, including deaths and infection. Injuries caused by the Ethicon stapler may not be treatable and may cause significant damage. If you or a loved one was injured by a surgical stapler, contact a lawyer today to discuss your options.

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