With the voluntary recall from NuVasive Incorporated issued on February 13, 2020 our firm is now accepting lawsuit claims for those that have had children hurt or injured from the MAGEC® Rod X or needing revision surgeries. We expect large cash settlements from claims filed to take place from this upcoming MAGEC Rod lawsuit.
Use this 100% Secure Claim Form to start the claims process.
Since learning of these faulty devices we have investigated NuVasive who manufactures and markets the device used to treat scoliosis in children. Even though the company did issue the recall on its own accord, the fact that they failed to warm the public of these faulty devices, leads us to take legal action.
MAGEC® Rod Complications
NuVasive has listed most of the complications from this faulty device on its website in a PDF file and many are concerning to say the least.
Complications of the MAGEC® Rod may include:
- Post-implantation separation of an actuator end cap
- The long-term ability of a rod with a separated actuator end cap to continue to lengthen/distract
- Possible revision surgery if device fails to lengthen, exchange the device
- The actuator internal mechanism exposed to body fluids, there may be extravasation of wear debris (metal) into local tissues known as metallosis
Other MAGEC® Rod complications OR injuries may also include:
- Metallic implants can loosen
- Fracturing of the device
- Corrode, migrate, or cause pain
- Swelling around the surgery area
- Skin or tissue discoloration
- Bending or breaking of the rods
- Undergoing revision surgery to remove and re-install the device
What is the Class II Recall of the MAGEC® Rod?
The Class II recall of the MAGEC® Rod is only for those devices manufactured prior to March 26, 2015.
If you are unsure if you child has a recalled MAGEC® Rod device, we can help you determine this by examining the MAGEC® Rod product lot numbers. Your doctor will also have this information available upon your request.
As defined by the U.S. FDA a Class II recall is – A situation in which use of, or exposure to, a violative product may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences or where the probability of serious adverse health consequences is remote.
This particular recall was initiated by NuVasive for its MAGEC® Rod deviceon February 13, 2020.
Visit the FDA site to learn more on recalls: https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/postmarket-requirements-devices/recalls-corrections-and-removals-devices
Is the MAGEC® ROD X a Class Action Lawsuit?
Currently the MAGEC® Rod medical device is not in a class action lawsuit status, however as we continue to examine all the data, known in the legal world as the discovery phase, the lawsuit status may change.
What we do know is that NuVasive Incorporated failed to warn consumers that it had problems with this device; therefore it may be treated in the same category of law as personal injury, in that case, each individual who may have been harmed from a MAGEC® Rod may seek to file a claim as a personal injury case.
Has a member of your family been injured or hurt from a defective MAGEC® X Rod?
If your child has been hurt, injured or needed revision surgery due to the faulty MAGEC® X Rod product, we can provide you financial compensation for your child’s pain, suffering and emotional stress caused by this device.
Due to the lack of warning to the public we will hold NuVasive accountable.
No child or family should have to go through a revision surgery and face further time in a hospital due to manufacturers neglect in proper design of a medical device. We’re standing by to help, contact us today at 1-800-631-5656 or use the secure contact form on this page.
MAGEC® Rod X Lawsuit Claims & Settlements page updated on March 10, 2021.