Hernia mesh is used in surgical procedures for hernia repair, chest wall reconstruction, and the treatment of surgical wounds. Certain models of hernia mesh are now facing increased scrutiny after patient complaints of serious health complications and side effects.
If you or a loved one suffered infection, an allergic reaction, surgical mesh failure, or internal organ damage after undergoing a procedure that used surgical mesh, you may be entitled to compensation. We have the knowledge and resources to take on defective medical device cases and we’ll fight to get you what you deserve. Don’t wait—contact us now to get started.
Hernia Mesh Complications
Several hernia mesh models have been linked to serious side effects, including:
- Allergic reactions
- Mesh erosion or failure
- Abdominal pain
- Organ perforation
- Bowel obstruction
- Intestinal fistulas
- Renal failure
If you or a loved one had a surgery involving the use of hernia mesh and suffered health complications, contact our firm today. We’re ready to help you get fair compensation for your injuries.
Hernia Mesh Products Linked to Injuries
A variety of mesh products are used to repair hernias, but reports suggest that certain types of mesh pose an increased risk of injury to patients. These models include:
- Atrium C-Qur™
Production of Atrium’s coated C-Qur mesh was permanently halted in 2015, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an injunction stopping the manufacture of the product.
- Bard Ventralex™ ST
Ventralex ST, a plastic polyprylene hernia mesh product by C.R. Bard, Inc., has been linked to severe allergic reactions and side effects. Unlike transvaginal mesh, which is made of the same substance, there are no FDA warnings about use of Ventralex ST mesh for hernia repair.
- Ethicon Physiomesh®
Ethicon issued a voluntary recall of its Physiomesh hernia mesh after studies showed a higher than normal rate of hernia recurrence requiring surgery to correct.
Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuits
If you’ve experienced complications after a procedure that used hernia mesh, our firm wants to help you get fair compensation for your injuries. We’ll work to hold the responsible parties accountable for the pain and suffering they’ve caused you. Contact our firm today to get the help you deserve.
C-Qur™ is a trademark of Atrium Medical Corporation and is used here only to identify the product in question. Ventralex® is a registered trademark of C.R. Bard, Inc., and is used here only to identify the product in question. Physiomesh® is a registered trademark of Ethicon, Inc., and is used here only to identify the product in question.
This law firm is not associated with, sponsored by, or affiliated with Atrium Medical Corporation; C.R. Bard, Inc.; Ethicon, Inc.; or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.