What You Should Know Before You File Your Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

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Hernia mesh is known to be related to quite a few different health issues and complications. As a matter of fact, current research is starting to indicate that hernia mesh might be doing more harm in the long run than actual good. Mesh products have a tendency to shrink, shift, or migrate inside the body following surgery.

As a consequence, a lot of hernia mesh patients wind up suffering from recurring hernias, chronic pain, infection, and organ perforation. Hernia patients frequently wind up needing additional surgeries so that internal injuries can be repaired and defective mesh can get replaced.

Have you personally had your own hernia mesh implant? You might have a right to file your own hernia mesh lawsuit, assuming you suffered adverse health complications following your surgery. If you’d like to have a free and no-obligation consultation with our dedicated legal team, then contact us to schedule or arrange one. We’re here to help you get the compensation that you rightfully deserve.

How Did You Wind Up With A Defective Hernia Mesh Device?

A lot of hernia mesh makers, including manufacturers such as Atrium and Bard, utilized the 510(k) FDA approval process to get their frequently defective mesh products into the marketplace. The 501(k) process is popular with many companies, since it allows them to bypass crucial safety testing requirements when the FDA has already approved similar products. The only thing that manufacturers have to do is to demonstrate that their new product is as effective and safe or even significantly equivalent to any product already approved for sale.

Anytime a hernia mesh device is granted fast-track approval, then the companies making them can start marketing their new devices. There are no requirements for the mesh to go through any clinical trials of for the FDA to take a closer look. As a consequence, many defective mesh products wound up finding their way into various operating rooms, thus also into patient abdomens.

Which Hernia Mesh Device Did You Get?

Not every hernia mesh product is created equally. Various devices have their own distinct complications and risks. There are also a variety of hernia mesh makers. Our injury attorneys can help you figure out which specific hernia mesh device was used for your personal hernia repair surgery.

Some of the most popular hernia mesh devices include the following:

Atrium C-Qur

Atrium ProLite Mesh

Bard 3D Max Mesh

Bard Composix Kugel Mesh

Bard Marlex Mesh

Bard Ventralex Mesh

Bard Ventralight

Covidien Parietex Composite Mesh

Covidien Parietex ProGrip Mesh

Covidien Parietex Surgical Mesh

Ethicon Physiomesh

Ethicon Proceed Mesh

Ethicon Ultrapro Advanced

Gore-Tex DualMesh

Once we can identify which specific mesh was used for your personal hernia surgery, we are in a better position to help you accumulate the evidence necessary for your particular case. Call us today.