Top Punta Gorda, FL Drug and Defective Medical Devices Attorneys Near You

  • Gibbs & Parnell, P.A.

    Drug and Defective Medical Devices Attorney | Serving Punta Gorda, FL
    Gibbs & Parnell, P.A. can help you find legal solutions for your Drug and Defective Medical Devices issue. The practice serves the Punta Gorda, Florida area.

    View Website 813-975-4444

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  • Greene & Tischler

    Drug and Defective Medical Devices Attorney | Serving Punta Gorda, FL
    Contact Greene & Tischler for your Drug and Defective Medical Devices needs in Florida.

    Contact Us 239-573-7400

    Free Consultation

  • Mase Lara, P.A.

    Drug and Defective Medical Devices Attorney | Serving Punta Gorda, FL
    Select a local Punta Gorda, Florida firm for diligent Drug and Defective Medical Devices representation.

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Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Issues

The da Vinci surgical robot was marketed as being as safe as laparoscopic surgery and at the same time it was to reduce recovery times. Unfortunately, there have been many complaints stating it causes burns, bleeding, tissue tearing and even death.

Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Legal Issues

Lawsuits have been filed against manufacturer of the da Vinci device, Intuitive, due to patients' injuries during procedures that used the device. Contact an attorney to see if you have a valid claim.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney's expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Affidavit - A sworn written statement made under oath. An affidavit is meant to be a supporting document to the court assisting in the verification of certain facts. An affidavit may or may not require notarization.

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