Alabama Power Morcellator Lawyer
In April 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urged doctors to stop using a medical device called a power morcellator, because studies showed the device may spread cancer. An estimated 1 in 350 women develops uterine sarcoma — a type of uterine cancer — after undergoing a morcellator procedure. Morcellators are typically used to grind away uterine growths such as fibroid tumors, and in hysterectomies. They became popular as a less invasive surgical alternative. The FDA conducted a formal review of the devices in July 2014 and announced that its concerns with the morcellator were confirmed. During this time, Johnson & Johnson >announced it would stop selling the surgical tools.
What can I do?
If you feel you have a claim, our Alabama Power Morcellator attorneys would like to talk to you. You may be entitled to compensation. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation legal consultation.