How Long Do I Have to Take Legal Action After Being Injured By a Spinal Cord Stimulator?


Spinal cord stimulators offer relief from chronic pain by sending a small amount of electricity to the spinal cord. Unforuntaltey, if a spinal cord stimulator is defective, it can lead to severe injury and damages. If you have been injured by a defective spinal cord stimulator, you are likely eligible to recover compensation for your damages. To learn more about how you can recover compensation for your damages, continue reading and reach out to our Dallas defective medical devices attorney.

What are spinal cord stimulators most commonly used for?

The following types of pain can be treated with a spinal cord stimulator:

  • Spinal cord injuriesNerve-related pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Heart pain
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Arachnoiditis
  • Chronic back pain
  • Post-amputation pain

What are the most common complications from defective spinal cord stimulators?

The most common complications from defective spinal cord stimulators are as follows:

  • Bleeding
  • Spinal cord trauma
  • Infection
  • Device migration
  • Dural puncture resulting in a cerebrospinal fluid leak

What should I do if I’ve been injured by a spinal cord stimulator?

If you have suffered injuries from a defective spinal cord stimulator, it is essential that you retain the services of a Dallas defective medical devices attorney who can assist you in filing a claim to recover compensation. You may be entitled to significant compensation for the financial, physical, and emotional burdens you have faced. To learn more about our firm’s services and how we can assist you, give us a call today to schedule your initial consultation.

What is the statute of limitations for filing a claim after being injured by a defective spinal cord stimulator?

The statute of limitations refers to the timeframe you will have to take legal action for your damages. The statute of limitations for defective medical device claims in Texas is generally two years. This means that you will have two years from the date of your injuries to bring attention to your claim. It is important to know that if you fail to file your claim within this timeframe, you could risk being permanently time-barred from suing. The sooner you can bring attention to your claim, the better. To get started as soon as possible, do not hesitate to reach out to our Dallas defective medical devices attorney today. Our legal team is prepared to fight for your right to compensation. Give our firm a call to schedule your initial consultation.


Brock & Goetzmann has experience representing victims of defective medical devices in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  If you have been affected in any way by a defective medical device, call us to investigate. Give our experienced Texas firm a call today to schedule your initial consultation.

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