Defective Medical Devices May Result In Compensation from the Manufacturer

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for regulating medical devices in order to ensure the safety of the public. However, sometimes defective equipment or instruments pose a dangerous outcome, regardless of the FDA’s stringent approval process. Furthermore, most often cases involving a defective medical device have a medical malpractice component. In New Jersey, a physician has a duty to a patient to provide adequate and competent care. Even if a medical device is defective, an error that occurs as a result of the doctor’s failure will give rise to a medical malpractice claim. Continue reading “Defective Medical Devices May Result In Compensation from the Manufacturer”