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Defective Surgical Screws

The Calaxo screw, approved by the FDA in 2006, has now been recalled due to serious risks. This screw has been used to attach ligament to bone. It was designed to make healing and recovery quicker and to eliminate the need to remove screws. Instead, it has caused all kinds of side effects including: fluid build-up, swelling, fever, and severe, relentless pain at the surgical site. Many have required surgery to remove and replace the screws or remove infected or dead tissue and bone. If you have suffered an injury because of a defective surgical screw, you might be eligible for compensation.

Who can be named as a defendant in a Calaxo screw lawsuit?

A good attorney will look into every possible avenue of recovery. Potential defendants include: Smith & Nephew, Inc. (an international company based in Andover, Massachusetts), surgeons, other physicians, and more depending on the circumstance of your case.

Why do I need to speak with a lawyer?

Products liability lawsuits are complex. In addition to legal expertise and resources, these kinds of cases require a lot of investigation into the cause of your injuries, consultations with experts and medical professionals, and substantial amounts of other legwork. If you want compensation for you injury, the importance of contacting a lawyer cannot be stressed enough.

Call the Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys of Altman & Altman LLP Today at 617 492 3000 or 800 481 6199

Call Altman & Altman LLP if you think that you might have a surgical screws products liability claim. We are always pleased to help. With Altman & Altman, you’ll take comfort in knowing that you’re in the hands of some of Massachusetts’ best personal injury attorneys. Our team handles cases in all areas of personal injury law, including products liability. With more than four decades of experience, our level of mastery and expertise can’t be met by many other firms or law offices. Our extremely talented group of professionals is always available to touch base with clients and keep them informed and involved every step of the way. We are successful because of our passion for what we do and our thorough understanding of those we serve. Call the outstanding personal injury attorneys of Altman & Altman LLP at 617.492.3000 or 800.481.6199 toll-free, or contact us online for a free consultation. We are available twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week to answer any questions that you might have for us.

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