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Respiratory Devices

Injured After a Ventilator or Respiratory Device Failed?

Whether you regularly use an oxygen tank, inhaler or other respiratory device or are undergoing surgery and have been hooked up to a ventilator, you trust that these devices will allow you to keep breathing.

But sometimes these devices are poorly made or designed. When a ventilator malfunctions, it can result in a false alarm, which causes the safety and ventilation valves to open, stopping the flow of air to the patient. Being deprived of breath can result in permanent disability or death. Malfunctioning inhalers fail to provide the proper dose of medicine needed — especially critical in the middle of an asthma attack — and can result in serious health consequences.

If you or a loved one has been injured after a ventilator or inhaler failed or after using another respiratory device, we can help. At Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., our attorneys will represent patients who have been harmed by defective ventilators, face masks, bag masks, inhalers and other ventilation devices. We work with an experienced team in bringing product liability lawsuits in courts throughout New York State. Ourmedical device injury lawyers are equipped to achieve the best possible results in these matters, including favorable settlements and jury verdicts for victims injured by defective respiratory devices 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.

Ventilators, Masks, Tubes and Respiratory Devices With Known Problems

Over the past few years, problems have been reported with a number of respiratory devices, ventilator systems and tubes used in hospitals — 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.

  • CareFusion AVEA and EnVe Ventilators
  • GE Healthcare Vital Signs Hygroscopic Condenser Humidifier Passive Humidification Device
  • Oridion Medical and Philips Healthcare Microstream CO2 Filterline
  • Micromedics Inc. Surgical Sealant Dispensers, Micromedics Nasal Septal Buttons and Otological Ventilation Tubes
  • Westmed Inc. BagEasy Manual Resuscitation Devices
  • Cook Medical — Ciaglia Blue Rhino and Ciaglia Blue Dolphin Percutaneous Tracheostomy Introducer Sets
  • Certain Cuffed Shiley Tracheostomy Tubes
  • GE Healthcare Aisys and Avance Anesthesia Systems
  • Centurion Medical Products — Premie Pack and Meconium Pack
  • ConvaTec doing business as Unomedical Inc. Manual Pulmonary Resuscitator (MPR)
  • Smiths Medical ASD Inc. Portex Uncuffed Pediatric-Sized Tracheal Tubes
  • Covidien Pedi-Cap End-Tidal CO2 Detector
  • Respironics Inc. SmartMonitor 2 Infant Apnea Monitor (Models 4002 and 4003)
  • Covidien Inc. Shiley 3.0PED Cuffless Pediatric Tracheostomy Tube
  • Sun Med Greenline/D MacIntosh Laryngoscope Blades
  • Respironics California Inc. BiPAP Focus Noninvasive Ventilator System
  • Pacific Consolidated Industries LLC Mobile Oxygen Storage Tank

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