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Heart Devices

Injured by a Defective Heart Stent or Malfunctioning Pacemaker or Defibrillator?

For most people, deciding to have a stent, pacemaker, defibrillator or artificial heart valve or pump implanted is not really a choice. When it comes to keeping your heart in proper working order, it usually is a matter of life and death.

But complications arise when these devices are poorly designed or made. Malfunctioning pacemakers and defective defibrillators can short-circuit or leads can fracture, failing to deliver a shock to the heart when needed or transmitting electrical impulses at the wrong time. Defective stents can damage arterial walls and form blood clots.

If you or a loved one has received a heart device implant and experiences complications and increased pain, the device may be defective. We can help. At Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., our attorneys will represent patients who have been harmed by defective drug-eluting stents (DES), heart valves, pacemakers and defibrillators. We work with an experienced team in bringing product liability lawsuits in courts throughout New York State. Our medical device injury lawyers are equipped to achieve the best possible results in these matters, including favorable settlements and jury verdicts for heart injury victims and their families. We fight, you win.

To learn how we can help you, schedule a free consultation today by calling 212-750-1200, or sending us an e-mail.

How Do You Know if You Received a Bad Cardiac Device?

Have you been receiving multiple shocks or experiencing heart palpitations? Other symptoms that suggest you might have received a defective medical device include chest pain, lightheadedness or dizziness, fainting or loss of consciousness.

Leads, Stents, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Heart Values and Pumps With Known Problems

Over the past few years, problems have been reported with a number of heart devices and related components — in fact, some on the list below have been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If you or a loved one has been harmed by any of these devices or similar ones, call 212-750-1200.

  • Boston Scientific Insignia
  • Nexus pacemakers
  • Medtronic Sprint Fidelis leads (models 6930, 6931, 6948, 6949)
  • Guidant Prizm 2 DR
  • Contak Renewal and Vitality devices
  • Powerheart AED (models 9300A, 9300E, 9300P, 9390A, 9390E)
  • Cardiovive AED (model 92532)
  • CardioLife AED (models 9200G, 9231)
  • Nihon Kohden AED
  • GE responder
  • St. Jude Medical Riata and Riata ST Silicone Endocardial Defibrillation leads
  • Boston Scientific Innova Self-Expanding Stent System
  • Terumo Coronary Ostia Cannula
  • Defibtech LLC Lifeline and ReviveR AEDs (software defect that can cause shock)
  • Fresenius Medical Care's CombiSet True Flow Series Hemodialysis Blood Tubing Set
  • Physio-Control Inc. LIFEPAK 15, LIFEPAK 20 and LIFEPAK 20e external defibrillators and monitors
  • Abiomed Inc. AB5000 Circulatory Support System
  • Thomas Medical Products Inc. Safesheath CSG Coronary Sinus Guide Hemostatic Introducer System
  • Cardiovascular Systems Inc. ViperSheath Sheath Introducer
  • Physio-Control Inc., LIFEPAK CR Plus Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
  • Medtronic Inc. Kappa and Sigma pacemakers
  • Welch Allyn AED 10 Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and MRL JumpStart AED
  • ZOLL Medical Corp. ZOLL AED Plus Defibrillator
  • Teleflex Medical Arrow International Inc. Intra-Aortic Balloons
  • Boston Scientific NexStent Monorail, NexStent Carotid Stent and Monorail Delivery System

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