Surgical 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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A new product liability lawsuit has been brought by 15 people who indicate that they suffered problems following robotic surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System, alleging that the manufacturer of the surgical robot, Intuitive Surgical, sold a defective medical device and then provided false and misleading information about it’s safety and effectiveness.
Intuitive Surgical faces dozens of product liability lawsuits brought on behalf of individuals throughout the United States who have suffered complications following da Vinci robotic surgery, but the makers of the surgical robot have actually entered into “tolling agreements” in many more cases, allowing individuals to hold off on filing complaints while the cases are [...]
Trial is scheduled to begin this week in Washington state court for a wrongful death lawsuit over problems following da Vinci robotic surgery, alleging that the manufacturers of the surgical robot failed to provide adequate training for surgeons on proper use of the complex machine.
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.
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.
A recent review suggests that there may be no scientific justification for the use of the da Vinci surgical robot in many of the most common uses, and warns that the manufacturer may face substantial liability for injuries that occurred when users suffered burns, tears and other complications following robotic surgery.
An Ohio woman and her husband have filed an injury lawsuit against the makers of the da Vinci surgical robot, alleging that defects in the design of the complex machine caused her to suffer serious problems after a robotic hysterectomy.
New research indicates that there are an increased number of reports involving cornea damage and other eye injuries linked to complications of robotic prostate surgery, also known as a robotic prostatectomy.
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the makers of the da Vinci Surgical System, alleging that problems with the robotic surgery device caused the surgeon to accidentally rip through a vital artery, causing severe bleeding that eventually resulted in death.
A California woman and her husband have filed a product liability lawsuit alleging that problems during a robotic hysterectomy with the da Vinci Surgical System caused damage to her uterer, resulting in a number of painful injuries.
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