Top Pendleton, OR Drug and Defective Medical Devices Attorneys Near You

  • Ringo, Stuber, Ensor & Hadlock, P.C.

    Drug and Defective Medical Devices Attorney | Serving Pendleton, OR
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    Drug and Defective Medical Devices Attorney | Serving Pendleton, OR
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Pendleton Drug and Defective Medical Devices Information

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.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney's track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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