83,000 Reported Injuries from Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Devices

83,000 Reported Injuries from Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Devices

Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 2-Jan-2019

Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Devices

Spinal Cord Stimulator Implants Do More Harm than Good for Chronic Pain Patients

Many doctors have begun prescribing spinal cord stimulator implants for patients struggling to find relief from chronic pain. Rather than fix the source of patients’ discomfort, these devices are designed to block pain signals from reaching the brain.

However, these implants have been known to cause myriad medical problems, all of which undoubtedly contribute to, rather than detract from, chronic pain. Recipients of these implants have reported excessive electrical shocks, burns, spinal-cord nerve damage, muscle weakness, paraplegia, and other issues. Tens of thousands have lost their lives following implant surgery. In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received reports of over 1.7 million injuries and approximately 83,000 deaths related to spinal cord stimulator implant devices since 2008.

If you have been harmed as a result of a spinal cord stimulator implant device, you may be experiencing new limitations, even to the point of permanent disability. You may also experience reduced ability to work or support yourself, coupled with new medical expenses you may not be able to afford. Such damages warrant legal action against the responsible parties, and you may be entitled to receive compensation for your

We Handle Injury Claims Involving Dangerous Medical Devices

At Golomb & Honik, P.C., our firm has served thousands of people who have suffered pain and loss as a result of dangerous medical devices. We take very seriously our responsibility to speak up for people who have been harmed through the negligence of others, and we are equipped to provide the compelling advocacy you need during this time, starting with a free, confidential consultation.

Call (215) 278-4449 now to speak to a dangerous medical device attorney in Philadelphia and schedule your first meeting with us.

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