Lawsuits with HERNIA MESH.
Experiencing complications due to a hernia mesh implant or procedure? Victims are starting to speak up and filing claims against their injuries. It’s time to do something for yourself or your loved one. You may be entitled to financial compensation. Get the Answers you deserve.
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Are You Eligible For A Lawsuit?
There are over 100,000 hernia meshes implanted every year in the United States. Many of the most dangerous hernia meshes remain on the market and have not been recalled by the FDA. Bowel obstructions and severe infections are common complications related to hernia mesh. The FDA continues to quickly approve untested hernia mesh products, which benefits the medical device manufacturers and hurts the general public. When a product is then shown to be defective, severely injuring thousands nationwide, the FDA is slow to take any action. If you feel like you may have a claim, do not hesitate to call us and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.
A Class-Action Suit in Canada
Some Canadian hernia surgery patients have launched a class-action lawsuit against the maker of a now-recalled surgical mesh, claiming they weren’t warned of its dangers. Patients are speaking out about a surgical device called Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh, which was used in Canada up until last year, when it was recalled and pulled from the market over concerns about higher rates of complications. The mesh is made by Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. It became available on the Canadian market in September, 2010.
Ethicon sold about 330,000 Physiomesh hernia mesh implants worldwide. It sold about 50 percent of those products in the U.S., according to plaintiffs. Ethicon voluntarily pulled the mesh from the market in May 2016 after it found higher rates of re-operation and hernia recurrence. You can read the full story here.
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March 9, 2017
Ethicon’s Physiomesh Composite Mesh
Plaintiffs filed a Motion for Transfer for 18 hernia mesh lawsuits filed in nine separate courts across the country: Florida, Illinois, Georgia, Colorado, South Carolina, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Oklahoma and New Jersey.
July 31, 2017
Arkansas Woman Suffers
An Arkansas woman filed a Physiomesh lawsuit against manufacturers Ethicon and parent company Johnson & Johnson (J&J). The plaintiff claims that after being implanted with the Ethicon Physiomesh. She seeks in excess of $75,000 in compensatory and punitive damages.
August 17, 2017
Ethicon Proceed Mesh Lawsuit
On August 17, 2017, a Pennsylvania woman filed an Ethicon Proceed mesh lawsuit in the Western District of Pennsylvania. She claims that after being implanted with the mesh product, she suffered serious injuries.