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Symptoms of Cochlear Implant Failure

A cochlear implant is designed to provide the deaf or hard of hearing with a sense of sound. While these devices have helped many patients regain a sense they had lost, they have also negatively impacted tens of thousands of patients through equipment defects and malfunctions.

Below, our Los Angeles product liability attorneys discuss the warning signs of cochlear implant failure so you can know whether you have been affected by recent recalls.

Did My Cochlear Implant Stop Working?

The cochlear implant has been noted for having potential defects that can cause pain and loud noises in a patient’s ear.

The device has faced recall issues twice before—once for causing symptoms similar to those just mentioned, and again for the issues that people are reporting now.

The symptoms caused by a defective cochlear device may include the following:

  • Buzzing or ringing in the ears

  • Non-auditory symptoms including pain or a burning sensation

  • Decrease in hearing or device performance

Affected by a Defective Cochlear Implant? Call Us Today

If you have been negatively impacted or harmed by a defective cochlear implant, our Los Angeles product liability attorneys are here to help. No other law firm in the country handles more Cochlear Nucleus CI500 claims than we do, which means we’re who you want on your team in this situation.

Contact Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation at (866) 884-1717 to schedule a free consultation today.

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