HERNIA MESH LAWYER

In October 2014, the FDA issued a Safety Communication with reports of surgical hernia mesh complications.

Attorney’s have discovered defects with this popular product which is used in over 100,000 surgeries each year.

TYPES OF HERNIAS

  • Abdominal or ventral: Occurs in the abdominal wall.
  • Incisional: Occurs at an incision site from a previous surgery or injury and is the second most common hernia.
  • Inguinal: Occurs in the groin and is the most common hernia.
  • Umbilical: Occurs in or around the navel, usually in the belly button.
  • Hiatal: Occurs inside the abdomen towards the upper part of the stomach.
  • Femoral: Occurs in the upper thigh, outer groin or labia and most common in women.

HERNIA MESH COMPLICATIONS

Bowel obstruction and infections are the most common complications.

Other side-effects include:

  • Pain
  • Internal Bleeding
  • Tissue erosion
  • Recurrence of hernia at the surgical site
  • Movement of the mesh within the body
  • Rejection of the implant
  • Organ perforation
  • Mesh Shrinkage
  • Needing additional surgeries

LITIGATION UPDATE

This litigation is currently in it’s early stages but thousands of cases have been filed in the Federal Courts in New Hampshire, Illinois, Massachusetts, and Florida. The first hernia mesh trial is set to begin in January 2018.

FILING A HERNIA MESH LAWSUIT

If you or a loved one suffered the implant of hernia mesh, only a qualified personal injury attorney can determine whether you are eligible to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for damages.  We are currently accepting talc cases in all 50 states.  Call 800-732-3070 or email us to schedule a free consultation.