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Do I have a lawsuit for defective breast implants?

Asked by user in Florida.

I had Allergan Natrelle Inspira breast implants done by a plastic surgeon in New Mexico where I am a resident and spend the summer. I live in Florida in the winter. The implants started to ripple and I was in constant pain. I had them removed for free by the same surgeon, but I had to pay for the surgical suite.

Answered by Enjuris Editors:

I’m sorry this happened to you.

There have been a number of lawsuits, as well as FDA requested recalls, involving the Allergan Natrelle Inspira breast implants.

You may be able to recover damages (including the cost of the surgical suite) by filing a lawsuit. Depending on the specific circumstances surrounding your surgery, the lawsuit might be a product liability lawsuit (if the implants were defective) or a medical malpractice lawsuit (if the plastic surgeon was negligent in inserting the breast implants).

I would strongly recommend meeting with an attorney in your area to discuss the specifics of your case. You can locate an attorney in Florida or New Mexico using our free online directory.

In the meantime, be sure to save copies of all communications you have had with your surgeon. In addition, I would recommend taking pictures of any scarring that resulted from the implants or their removal. You can read more about breast implant lawsuits here.

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