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Robotic Surgery Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Filing of Removal Notice in Pennsylvania Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit
Date:8/30/2013

/a>, an increasing number of men with low risk prostate cancer are choosing to undergo robotic prostatectomy, even though these types of procedures may not offer patients any added benefits. The same study also found that robot-assisted procedures are far more expensive compared to traditional forms of surgery and radiation.

In July, an Intuitive Surgical regulatory filing disclosed that the company had been named in 33 individual da Vinci robot lawsuits filed in various state and federal courts that allege use of the robotic surgical system caused patients to suffer serious, and in some cases fatal, injuries. Intuitive also disclosed that it had entered into tolling agreements in some of these cases, “in an effort to provide an orderly process for evaluating claims before they result in costly litigation.” *

Individuals who suffered serious injuries during robotic surgery may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other injury-related damages. Read More about potential complications associated with da Vinci prostatectomy and other procedures at Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website. To speak with one of the Firm’s attorneys, please call 800-511-5092.

*http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1035267/000119312513297410/d551118d10q.htm, Intuitive Surgical, July 22, 2013

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Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. The firm has been named by The National Law Journal to the “
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