Overview
Hedrick Gardner is able to deploy attorneys with exceptional experience in all facets of complex Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation including multi-district proceedings and coordinated state proceedings as well as individual cases. Given their size pharmaceutical companies make tempting targets for plaintiffs’ attorneys, who obscure the life saving work and far reaching research these defendants do in attempting to paint the quintessential picture individual versus the big corporation.

From sutures to Fen Phen, orphan drugs to surgical implants, latex gloves to transdermals, we have helped our clients focus their message and defend their products. We know the proper mixture of product efficacy and compassion.   Our experience has given us access to the right experts who are able to demystify complicated issues for juries.  We have also worked with clients in a pro-active way to avoid problems which could result in expensive litigation.  A list of our pharmaceutical and medical device work includes the following products:

  • Joint replacement and repair, including implants
  • Latex gloves
  • Pacemakers
  • Pain pumps
  • Pedicle screws
  • Pharmaceuticals of numerous types including drugs to prevent, control or address fetal anemia syndrome, Crohn’s disease, motility, obesity, and themerisol preserved vaccines
  • Pulse oximeters
  • Staplers for surgical procedures
  • Surgical devices
  • Surgical tacks
  • Sutures and mesh for wound repair
  • Transdermal birth control patches
  • Transdermal pain relief

Issues involving labeling and warnings often accompany claims in this field. Our team is well versed in this area, with an extensive background in warnings, labeling and products litigation. Our lawyers have also helped drug manufacturers identify and address confusion problems arising in the naming of new products.