Personal injury and class action attorneys at Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff have extensive experience litigating cases on behalf of individuals injured by defective medical devices. We have taken a lead role in many class action lawsuits and medical injury lawsuits involving thousands of injured claimants against some of the largest corporations in the country.
Types of defective medical devices and product liability cases we handle include:
- $240 Million Guidant Defibrillator Settlement — KCR clients who were injured by malfunctioning Guidant cardiac defibrillators will claim shares of the $240 million fund as part of a 2008 nationwide settlement.
- $220 Million Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Settlement - Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff partner Brooks Cutter was appointed by the Federal Court to the Plaintiff's Steering Committee in the Medtronic Sprint Fidelis product liability case, which settled for over $220 million.
- In a confidential settlement, our attorneys successfully resolved a case against Johnson & Johnson on behalf of over 200 individuals who alleged that they contracted post operative infections from sutures that had not been properly sterilized.
In another case, we successfully resolved a case against a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc. on behalf of approximately 56 women who allege that they were injured by a defective medical device known as Intergel.