Power Morcellator Lawsuit Attorney
Power morcellators are used by surgeons during routine hysterectomies,
myomectomies, and other laparoscopic procedures. These tools perform the
cutting of internal tissue. Morcellators have rotating blades that separate
large masses into smaller fragments so that they are easily vacuumed out
of the body. This allows surgeons to make small incisions and remove fibroids
or other tissues without the possible complications that come with regular
surgery. Uterine fibroids are quite common and noncancerous. They grow
in the muscular tissue found in the uterus. Most women develop these growths
at some point in life and never have any symptoms. However, when symptoms
are present, it is not unusual to experience pelvic pain, excessive menstrual
bleeding, or frequent urination. To remove these growths, many patients
opt for laparoscopic surgeries. These are less invasive than other procedures
and allow individuals to enjoy less painful and shorter recoveries. However,
most doctors who perform these surgeries utilize
History of Morcellators
Tissue removal devices were developed in the 1970s. The first electric
morcellator was approved by the FDA in 1993 through the 510(k) process.
This product was manufactured by Cook Urological, Inc. and was named “Cook
Tissue Morcellator.” Similar devices were introduced through the
same process. The 501(k) application states no clinical data is necessary
to support premarket notification. In other words, after the introduction
of the first product, no further testing is needed to market similar products.
This opens the door for significant problems and casts serious questions
against the FDA’s approval techniques.
Contact The Doan Law Firm
Doan Law Firm has great experience dealing with personal injury cases, especially involving
medical products or pharmaceutical drugs. We understand power morcellators
cause cancer, which takes an emotional and physical toll on you and your
family. Since you are impacted by high medical expenses, filing a lawsuit
may be the best way to receive compensation. Let us fight for your rights
and bring you the justice you deserve. Manufacturers of morcellators should
be expected to make patients’ safety a top priority. Unfortunately,
this is not always the case. We are familiar with large pharmaceutical
practices and know how to handle cases that involve negligent devices.
With us, you gain peace of mind knowing you never pay anything until we
bring you successful results. To schedule a free consultation and speak
with a member of our compassionate team,
call our office at (800) 349-0000.