Navigation Links
Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Disturbed by Recent NBC Rock Center Program on Potential Da Vinci Surgical Robot Complications

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 23, 2013

The Da Vinci robot lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC are disturbed by a recent report that aired on the NBC news program, Rock Center, which told the stories of robotic surgery patients who suffered serious Da Vinci Robotic Surgery complications in procedures with the Da Vinci Surgical System. Among other things, the report raised questions about the added costs associated with Da Vinci robot procedures, especially given the fact that it hasn’t been shown to reduce Da Vinci Robot complications when compared to traditional procedures. The report comes just months after Intuitive Surgical, the manufacturer of the da Vinci Surgical System, disclosed in a regulatory filing that it has been named a defendant in 26 Da Vinci robotic surgery lawsuits alleging personal injuries and/or death. (Estate of Fred E. Taylor v. Intuitive Surgical Inc., 09-2-03136-5, Superior Court, State of Washington, Kitsap County (Port Orchard))
safe?lite, Rock Center, June 14, 2013]
[Intuitive Surgical SEC Filing, April 19, 2013;

Wright & Schulte LLC is now offering free personal injury lawsuit consultations to victims of alleged Da Vinci robotic surgery complications, including those who suffered:

  •     Tears and/or burns of the intestines
  •     Punctured blood vessels
  •     Punctured and/or cut ureters
  •     Severe bowel injuries
  •     Vaginal cuff dehiscence
  •     Excessive bleeding
  •     Surgical burns
  •     Sepsis
  •     Peritonitis
  •     Death

For more information on filing a Da Vinci surgical robot lawsuit, or to arrange for a free legal consultation, please visit

According to the Rock Center report, sales of the Da Vinci Surgical System are up 41% in the last decade, and the robot was used in 400,000 procedures last year, including hysterectomies, prostate surgeries and heart surgeries. Advocates for robotic surgery claim such procedures result in minimal bleeding, minimal scars and faster recovery times. But in March, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released a statement advising doctors not to consider robotic surgery for hysterectomy a first choice for most women, advising doctors to separate “the marketing hype from the reality when considering the best surgical approach” the procedure.
[ACOG, March 14, 2013;]

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has received 200 reports of Da Vinci robot complications, including burns, cuts, infections, and 89 deaths, since 2007, Rock Center said. The agency is now looking into the reports to determine if the robot itself is causing the injuries. One of the patients detailed in the Rock Center broadcast, a 37-year-old hysterectomy patient, described how just five weeks after her operation, her intestines fell out of her vagina while she was using the bathroom. While the frequency of this gruesome complication is unknown, published reports of this happening after robotic surgery are increasing, according to Rock Center.

In May, a Washington State jury returned a verdict favoring Intuitive Surgical in the first trial of a Da Vinci robot lawsuit, which was filed by the family of a man who had died after suffering serious complications during a robot-assisted prostate removal surgery. However, according to a Reuters report from May 28th, an attorney for the plaintiff said thousands of cases could be coming, and added that many will result in wins for plaintiffs.
[Reuters, May 28, 2013;, Reuters May 28, 2013]

About Wright & Schulte LLC
Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury firm, is dedicated to the belief that America’s legal system should work for the people. Every day, the attorneys of Wright Schulte LLC stand up for the rights of people who have been injured or wronged, and fight tirelessly to ensure that even the world’s most powerful corporations take responsibility for their actions. If you’re looking for a law firm that will guarantee the aggressive and personal representation you deserve, please do not hesitate to contact Wright & Schulte LLC today. Free Da Vinci robotic surgery complications lawsuit case evaluations are available through, or call 1-800-399-0795.

Wright Schulte LLC
812 East National Road
Vandalia, Ohio 45377

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Da Vinci Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Report Detailing Rise in Robotic Surgery
2. Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on NBC Report Detailing Robotic Surgery Complications
3. Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Intuitive Surgical’s Decision to Replace Defective da Vinci Surgical Instrument
4. Da Vinci Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Recommendations in Newly Published Study to Reduce Robotic Surgery Complications
5. Da Vinci Lawsuit Update: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Commencement of Shareholder Class Action Da Vinci Related Lawsuit Against Intuitive Surgical
6. Da Vinci Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Reported Tolling Agreements in Some Lawsuits Alleging Da Vinci Complications
7. Page Bradley Law Firm Announces it is Now Reviewing da Vinci Surgery Injury Claims Nationwide
8. Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Verdict in Nation’s First Trial Involving Alleged Da Vinci Complications
9. Da Vinci Surgical Robot Lawsuit News: Rottenstein Law Group LLP Comments on Intuitive Win in Negligent Training Trial
10. Da Vinci Robot Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Beginning of Jury Deliberations in Nation’s First Trial Involving Alleged Da Vinci Surgery Complications
11. Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Lawsuit: Parker Waichman LLP Reacts to Plaintiff’s Attorney’s Closing Argument in Which He Describes Intuitive Surgical as a Car Dealership
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... Canada (PRWEB) , ... November 28, 2015 , ... There ... do we outperform our billings from last year? , This question has not been ... organizations are coming to the retirement age and the younger workforce don’t share the ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The rapid ... America. As people age, more care is needed, especially with Alzheimer’s, dementia and ... professionals are being overworked. The forgotten part of this equation: 80 percent of ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Lizzie’s Lice Pickers just announced a special ... 10% off of their purchase of lice treatment product. In addition, customers will receive ... a company spokesperson. “Finding lice is a sure way to ruin the holidays, so ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Consistent with the ... 2016 Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs meeting will showcase some of ... 6, 2016, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas with a pre-conference session on ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Keeping in mind challenges faced ... and wellness consultation, has collaborated with a leading web-based marketplace for extra-curricular activities ... by parents and bring advice from parenting experts within their reach. As a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... -- Research and Markets ( ) has ... Horizons and Growth Strategies in the Italian Therapeutic ... Forecasts, Competitive Intelligence, Emerging Opportunities" report to ... --> This new 247-page report provides ... monitoring market, including emerging tests, technologies, instrumentation, sales ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... global healthcare industry is expected to grow at a rate ... has the highest projected growth at 12.7%, and ... is second with growth projected at 11.5%. ... 2013-2014, total government funded healthcare was nearly 68%. Federal government ... 2013-2014. In real terms, out of pocket expenditure increased by ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 AAIPharma ... planned investment of at least $15.8  Million to ... Wilmington, NC . The expansion will ... to meet the growing demands of the pharmaceutical ... site expansion will provide up to 40,000 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: