This will include breast implants, replacement hip joints and artificial heart valves. The surgery involves placing a manufactured item into your body, which means you want to be sure it is going to function correctly. If it does not then you are entitled to make a claim for compensation. Medical product liability is an error in which the normal requirement to prove negligence does not apply.
The 1987 Consumer Protection Act creates what is known as ‘strict liability’ which means if the product malfunctions and causes you injury, then even without evidence of negligence you are entitled to claim. Call us today to find out more about your entitlement.