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Defective Cochlear Implants – Filing Suit After Removal

Having a Defective Device Removed Is Only Your First Step Toward Receiving Compensation

The product liability lawyers at Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation continue to take on and investigate new claims and cases related to cochlear implant failures. We handle more defective cochlear implant claims than any other law firm in the nation. If you or a family member suffered a failure of a cochlear implant or otherwise experienced intermittent functionality of a cochlear implant, call us today for a free consultation to discuss your experience and potential case.

How to Tell if Your Cochlear Device Is Defective

If your cochlear device has been explanted, call us as soon as possible. The device manufacturer may have tested the device post-explant and performed a failure analysis investigation and report. Typically, cochlear implants fail due to a lack of a hermeticity, which allows the moisture and saline from the inner ear to penetrate the device. The diodes which power the device will fail if exposed to these elements.

Sometimes recipients of defective cochlear implants will begin to deal with bouts of intermittent device function just before the cochlear implant shuts down and fails completely. At this point in the process, it is important to have an audiologist troubleshoot the implant to confirm if the device has indeed experienced a hard failure. The device manufacturer will generally have its on-call audiologist perform an "Integrity Test Report" to find out why the processor is no longer communicating with the implant.

After such time that the device has been confirmed a failed device by their own diagnostic testing, it is very important to contact us so we can be certain that the manufacturer preserves the explant for potential further testing. Having official test results and other data are essential to building a strong claim after dealing with a defective cochlear implant.

Contact Us Now to Start Your Claim

No other law firm in the nation handles more cochlear implant claims than we do, and we have successfully resolved claims across the United States as well as Canada.

Our experienced team of lawyers at Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation has recovered over $100 million in medical device and product liability cases alone, and we have won over half a billion dollars for our clients in total. Our results speak for themselves. But more importantly, you will not find a team of experienced professionals with our track record that genuinely cares about our clients like we do.

Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation has been handling cochlear implant claims for a decade and we are more than familiar with manufacturer defense strategy and practices. This is invaluable if you want to litigate. We have resolved all manner of cochlear implant claims, and we understand all too well the struggles our clients have endured to get their lives back on track after suffering a failure of their implant. We can tell your story and help judge and jury understand why the manufacturer’s arguments do not excuse the difficulties you have faced.

Our product liability lawyers represent clients nationally and internationally with regard to failed medical devices. No other law firm has the breadth of experience that we do regarding defective cochlear implants and we will fight to ensure you receive maximum compensation for your injuries.

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