Many people depend on medical devices to help make their lives easier. But when those devices fail, they can cause serious injuries. When this happens, the person may need to undergo more treatment or surgeries to fix the problem. After that’s done, they may have medical expenses and other costs that they are now responsible for.
In order to prevent injuries or complications due to a defective medical device, it can help to know which devices have a history of being defective, are under a current recall, or are being investigated by the federal government. Here are some of the most common defective medical devices in 2019 as well as some information about product recalls that may help keep you and your family informed: