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Dangerous and Defective Drugs If you put your trust in a pharmaceutical company and were hurt by their product, you deserve compensation for your suffering.
Wrong Medication Did you receive the wrong medication or incorrect prescription from a pharmacy? If you have suffered because of a medication error please call us for a free case review.
Wrong Dosage Common forms of medication error: incorrect dosage error. Order our free book to learn how to protect yourself and your family from wrong dosage errors.
Other Errors Order our free book, "How to Make Pharmacies Pay for your Injuries Caused by Medication Errors, to learn your rights in prescription error cases.
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Pharmacy Malpractice If you have suffered an injury because a pharmacy dispensed the wrong medication or made an error with your prescription, you are able to file a claim for negligence or malpractice and receive the compensation you deserve.
Walgreens Pharmacy Error Claims There have been numerous claims brought against Walgreens for pharmacy errors or prescription errors. Order our free book to learn how to take action.
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Drug & Pharmacy Error Prevention Filing a pharmacy error lawsuit is the only way to make pharmacies take accountability for mistakes. Call our board certified attorneys for a free case review.
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Proper Representation Can Help Improve Your Morcellator Injury Case

David W. Hodges
Partner at Kennedy Hodges LLP practicing pharmacy error, medical malpractice and personal injury law

Do you need to have uterine surgery? Has your doctor recommended laparoscopic surgery? Does he plan on using a power morcellator? Before going under the knife, make sure you’re aware of the following potential complications, and what you may need to do in case of harm.

Power morcellators are sometimes used in laparoscopic (minimally invasive) hysterectomies. Instead of forcing the surgeon to cut and remove the uterus in large sections, a morcellator essentially tears the uterus into small pieces with a rotary blade, and sucks the pieces through a small tube. Although affective, it has been discovered that the rotation of the morcellator blades, and the velocity in which the blades move, have the potential to fling uterine tissue deeper into the abdomen. In some cases, the tissue can have the potential of being cancerous, and when pushed deeper into the body—can cause rapid cancerous cell growth.

Recommendations, Warnings, and Retaliation

In light of this information, the Food and Drug Administration has recommended that hospitals, doctors, and surgeons stop using morcellators during hysterectomies and any other type of uterine or genital surgery. Morcellators as of yet have not been fully banned, as the FDA contends that they have a minimal but important application in some surgeries. However, they also state that the devices should be used sparingly and with extreme caution.

Unfortunately, despite the FDA reports and recommendations, some surgeons still use morcellators as they are convenient, less time consuming, and limit external scarring. If your surgeon assured you that using a morcellator was your safest option, and you suffered consequences due his disregard of FDA recommendations, you may have a malpractice case. Contact us today to see how we can help you file and justify your claim. We take care of our clients and will help you gather the evidence you need to establish liability.

Evidence such as:

  • Medical reports
  • Second- and third-party testimonials
  • Medical images (both before and after the surgery to show the spread of masses)
  • Accredited research into morcellator defects
  • Surgical notes
  • FDA reports

Representation for Justice

With proper representation, diligence, and investigative know-how, we will help you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries, as well as the justice we all need to keep this type of medical crime from happening to others. Call now to see how we can help you!

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