Abiomed Impella Heart Pump Lawsuits

Abiomed Impella is a type of temporary heart pump used in cardiac procedures to assist with circulation and support heart function. However, complications or malfunctions associated with the use of an Abiomed Impella heart pump can lead to serious injuries or adverse events, potentially warranting legal claims for compensation.

If you or a loved one dealt with injuries after receiving one of these heart pumps, or if a loved one died from a defective Impella heart pump medical device, please don’t hesitate to contact Phillips Law Group to discuss your legal options without delay.

Abiomed Impella Heart Pump – Potential Cases

Patients who have been implanted with Abiomed Impella heart pumps and subsequently experienced complications may suffer various injuries, including:

  • Cardiac arrhythmias or irregular heartbeats
  • Vascular injuries, such as bleeding, vessel perforation, or free wall rupture
  • Device malfunction or failure leading to hemodynamic instability
  • Hypertension
  • Lack of blood flow
  • Other adverse events requiring additional medical interventions or surgeries
  • Death

According to U.S. News and World Report, the device had already been linked to over 100 injuries and 49 deaths as of April 1, 2024.

Eligibility for Compensation

To be eligible for compensation related to Abiomed Impella heart pumps, individuals must meet certain criteria:

  • Must have been implanted with an Abiomed Impella heart pump and subsequently suffered complications, injuries, or adverse events.
  • Must be able to demonstrate negligence, product defects, or other factors contributing to the harm suffered.

Legal action may be pursued against the manufacturer, distributor, or healthcare provider for product liability, medical malpractice, or failure to provide appropriate warnings or instructions concerning these medical devices. 

If you or a loved one have experienced complications or adverse events related to the use of an Abiomed Impella heart pump, it’s important to seek medical attention, document the injuries or events, and consult with a qualified attorney to understand your legal rights and options for seeking compensation.

Please call us today at 602-222-2222 for a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your unique circumstances. Our team will walk you through your next steps and go over what your legal options may be. Contact us today to learn more.