What Are the Risks of a Defective Alaris Pump?


Becton Dickinson manufactured and distributed  151 million life-threatening defective silicon tubes around the world without knowing. The defect in the tube allows medicine to continue to be pumped into the patient which results in an over infusion in what is termed as “free flow.” This pump does not measure the amount of medicine pumped into the patient and gives nurses and doctors no way of knowing what their patients have received. If you have been injured as a result of an Alaris 8100 infusion pump, you may be eligible to recover financial compensation. Continue reading to learn the medication issues associated with the defective device. Give our firm a call today to bring attention to your claim as soon as possible.

Medication Issues Associated with a Defective Alaris 8100

Plastic parts in the Alaris 8100 infusion pump that are weakened have caused consumers to be impacted by a variety of different medication issues. If you have suffered from the following issues while using an Alaris 8100 infusion pump, you may have a valid defective medical device case:

  • Free-flow state
  • The interruption of infusion
  • Under-infusion of medication resulting in significant pain
  • Over-infusion of medical leading to a possible overdose

Do I have a case?

If you have suffered a severe injury or lost a loved one due to a defective Alaris 8100 Infusion Pump, you may be eligible to recover financial compensation. With the assistance of a legal team you trust, they will work to prove that your damages are a direct result of this defective device. Contact Brock & Goetzmann today to learn how we can assist you in recovering the compensation you require to heal and move on with your life.

What is the statute of limitations for filing a defective medical device claim?

The statute of limitations refers to the time period you will have to file your claim to recover compensation. The statute of limitations for filing a defective medical device claim 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. To avoid being barred from suing, it is important to file your claim within this period of time. The sooner you bring attention to your claim, the better. To get started with this process today, reach out to our experienced attorney to learn more about our services and how we can assist you.


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

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