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Medical Equipment Failure

Medical Equipment Failure Lawsuits

Defective Medical Equipment Lawyer in Los Angeles

Doctors and other providers rely on medical equipment to correctly diagnose and effectively treat illnesses and injuries. Despite great advances in medical equipment, sometimes equipment can malfunction and put patients in danger.

If you have been injured as a result of medical equipment failure, a Los Angeles attorney from Bostwick & Peterson, LLP can help you fight for needed compensation. We are dedicated to providing clients with the representation to take on big hospitals, equipment manufacturers, and insurance companies.

Reasons to Choose Bostwick & Peterson:

  • CA state record for largest malpractice recovery in history.
  • Over $1 billion in compensation recovered for clients.
  • Record-setting medical malpractice results in multiple states.
  • Top-rated attorneys and a Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist.
  • Proven recoveries for medical equipment defect victims.

Bostwick & Peterson has earned a reputation as one of the state’s leading trial firms. Since 2018, we have twice broken the California record for largest medical malpractice recovery and are always fighting to secure the maximum possible recoveries for our clients.

If you have a potential malpractice claim involving defective medical equipment, contact us to request a FREE review of your case. We charge no up-front fees and collect no fee unless we win.

Medical Malpractice Cases Arising from Medical Equipment Failure

Malfunctioning medical equipment can create dangerous problems that result in significant injury.

One distinct danger of equipment failure is a misdiagnosis. Doctors use machinery to assist them in diagnosing a wide number of ailments. A misdiagnosis, especially misdiagnosing cancer, can have a profound effect on a patient's life. Missing a cancer diagnosis while it is still in the early stages should never happen, especially if your doctor performs the right tests. You should not have to pay the price for equipment that does not work like it's supposed to.

Medical equipment failure claims may involve issues such as:

  • Dialysis machine defects
  • Surgical tool defects
  • Faulty imaging machines
  • Lab errors
  • Monitoring machine failures

In an equipment failure case, an attorney's main objective is to prove who should be held liable for your injuries, ailments, or hardships. In some cases, the doctor or other medical professional operating the equipment may not be responsible for the failure. When equipment fails unexpectedly, our legal team will compile a strong case against the equipment's manufacturer or the company responsible for maintaining that equipment.

No matter what may have caused the medical equipment to fail, our firm will be your advocate throughout the entire legal process and fight aggressively for the compensation you deserve.

Contact us if you have been harmed or injured as a result of medical equipment failure.

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  • More Than $1 Billion In Settlements And Verdicts For Our Clients
  • Obtained the Largest Medical Malpractice Settlement in California
  • Included In The List Of "Best Lawyers In America" By U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Since Its Inception In 1983
  • Since January 2018, The Firm Has Twice Broken The California Record For Largest Medical Malpractice Settlements
  • Record-Setting Verdicts & Settlements In Four States, For Malpractice, Truck, And Auto Accidents
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