Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit News and Information
The da Vinci Surgical System has been linked to a number of complications and patient deaths, which may have been caused by surgical mistakes from insufficient training or by the machine’s design. STATUS OF DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM LAWSUITS: Potential claims are being reviewed by lawyers for individuals who have been injured or lost loved [...]
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In an ongoing trial involving a robotic surgery wrongful death lawsuit against Intuitive Surgical, a urologist has testified that the makers of the da Vinci Surgical System indicated that he was qualified to perform complicated robot-assisted surgery after just one day of training.
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Intuitive Surgical, the makers of the da Vinci Surgical System, alleging that investors were misled about the safety and effectiveness of their surgical robot, which is the company’s only product.
A doctor faces charges from the Colorado state medical board following a number of robotic surgery failures and complications experienced following use of the da Vinci Surgical System.
Amid increasing concerns about reports of problems with the da Vinci surgical robot, a new study indicates that many individuals who elect to undergo robotic surgery for the prostate, kidney or bladder may face a risk of suffering a nerve injury.
A judge in Washington state court has denied an attempt by Intuitive Surgical to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed over problems with the da Vinci surgical robot, allowing the product liability case to proceed over the manufacturer’s failure to provide adequate training for doctors using the device.
A medical board in Massachusetts is warning doctors to exercise more care when conducting and recommending robot-assisted surgery, such as those performed with the da Vinci surgical system.
The nation’s largest organization representing obstetricians and gynecologists announced this week that it is advising health care professionals not to use the da Vinci robotic surgery system for hysterectomies.
Another investment firm is warning investors that the stock price for Intuitive Surgical may fall substantially over the coming months due to problems with the da Vinci surgical robot.
Federal health regulators have launched a probe into the safety of the da Vinci surgical robot following a number of reports involving severe complications, internal injuries and patient deaths associated with the machine.
A new study suggests that use of the da Vinci surgical system for a robotic hysterectomy results in higher medical costs, with few, if any, added benefits for the patient.
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