Saxton & Stump’s Medical Device and Technology Group is uniquely positioned to engage with product developers, manufacturers, sellers, medical providers and hospitals when clients of the firm are called upon to respond to the demands of active medical device litigation, as well as with respect to pre-suit claims involving medical devises and drugs, intellectual property matters involving medical devices and regulatory investigations by state and federal agencies. Our experienced team also provides comprehensive risk analysis and strategic risk mitigation guidance in these areas.

Saxton & Stump’s experienced litigators have defended hundreds of cases involving medical devices and regularly coordinates national and local defense in state and federal courts in multi-venue matters. Additionally, our internal team of medical consultants and industry professionals are able to go beyond litigation defense and provide strategic and innovative counseling. Along with our internal resources, we offer a unique, fully integrated platform of strategic consulting partners to our client-partners.

A Team Equipped to Serve the Medical Device Industry

Saxton & Stump’s attorneys take a collaborative approach to coordinating between practice groups in the firm that allows us to provide comprehensive and team-oriented services to accommodate all of our clients’ legal business and litigation needs as we leverage our expertise and understanding of the healthcare, medical device and technology industry to provide services tailored our clients needs in a range of areas.

Our Intellectual Property team has a diverse set of experiences working with intellectual property matters in mechanical devices, electrical and electromechanical technologies and industrial manufacturing, including medical devices, biotechnology, and chemical and materials technologies.

The Saxton & Stump Corporate Healthcare and Life Sciences Group provides comprehensive legal services to assist healthcare professionals and organizations in navigating today’s complex healthcare industry. We regularly represent physicians, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, laboratories, medical equipment providers, surgery centers, urgent care centers and other healthcare providers with respect to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances and joint ventures.

In addition, our Healthcare team focuses on resolving and mitigating professional liability through risk management and quality assurance, as well through litigation and defense. Our attorneys maintain a deep knowledge of the relevant state and federal laws and regulations affecting the healthcare industry and they collaborate with in-house experts with practical knowledge in the medical field.

Medical Device Litigation Experience

Currently, a Saxton & Stump’s team comprised of experienced trial attorneys, infectious disease specialists, a cardiac surgeon, a former general counsel of a health system, a former chief medical officer of a hospital and a nationally recognized infection control nurse are working on pending cases involving alleged M. chimaera infections and analyzing these issues collaboratively with some of the country’s finest experts in microbiology, bioengineering, infectious disease and epidemiology.

The group has representative expertise in the following areas:

  • Heater-cooler devices (Sorin 3T) investigation and litigation
  • Transvaginal mesh (TVT) litigation
  • Robotic-assisted surgery devices (da Vinci Surgery) litigation
  • Silicone breast implant litigation
  • Magellan LeadCare Analyzer recall