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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Faulty product claims: Medical devices


    Accident Advice Helpline is one of the UK’s leading law firms when it comes to dealing with all areas of personal injury compensation. We boast over 15 years’ experience in helping claimants pursue their fight for justice. We can help you to make a 100% no-win-no-fee personal injury claim if you’ve been injured as the result of a faulty medical device.

    Medical devices are used by many in order to improve their quality of life. However, if a medical product is faulty or defective it can place the patient at a serious risk of injury, illness and, in some cases, may even be fatal.

    What is a medical device?

    A medical device is used by a patient in order to help with the treatment of an illness or disability or to aid in its diagnosis. Medical devices can help to ease pain and suffering, increase the quality of life of a patient and may even prolong life expectancy.

    Medical devices include:

    • Pacemakers
    • Replacement hip joints
    • Hearing aids
    • Intrauterine Devices (IUD)

    What are the risks associated with a faulty medical device?

    Medical devices are subject to strict and rigorous testing, which means that in the vast majority of cases the devices function as designed.  In the rare event that a medical device does fail, it can cause a severe impediment to the patient. This can manifest itself in a number of ways such as; loss of vision, reduced mobility and loss of hearing.

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    The impact of this is that a patient will be placed under a significant amount of stress and may need to take time off work. This can result in a loss of earning and pension rights, which may cause even more stress for the patient. That’s where we come in.

    Accident Advice Helpline and faulty product claims

    At Accident Advice Helpline we boast over 15 years’ experience in all areas of personal injury compensation, including claims for faulty products. Our expert legal team are a tribute to the integrity and reliability of our service. All of our claims are made on a 100% no-win-no-fee basis, meaning you won’t be out of pocket should your claim for compensation be unsuccessful.

    Compensation may not take away the pain of an injury, but can help to alleviate the financial difficulties that arise as a consequence. If you’ve been injured within the last three years and it wasn’t your fault, contact us today on 0800 689 0500.

    Date Published: February 27, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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