Hernia repair is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States, with approximately 1,000,000 operated each year. With the surgical mesh being composed of synthetic and/or biological materials, it is intended to strengthen the weak tissues in the herniated area to reduce the risk of a hernia happening again.
Although the use of surgical mesh may also enhance patient results through reduced operative and recovery time, complications can arise. Hernia mesh is created by several different manufacturers, with many lawsuits being filed against Ethicon Physiomesh, Atrium C-Qur, and Kugel Patch.
According to research, it appears the manufacturers knew or were warned about these potential complications before the medical device hit the market. However, information regarding such dangers was withheld from both the medical community and patients.
A growing number of reports have shown the following symptoms from using hernia mesh devices like Physiomesh, Atrium C-Qur, and Kugel Patch, among others. Some of the most common complications include:
The lawyers at our law office have helped hernia mesh victims recover compensation after suffering from complications caused by these products. If you or a loved one was suffered after using a hernia mesh product, call one of our knowledgeable product liability attorneys to discuss the legal options you have. Our office will help you through this difficult process and work tirelessly to pursue the compensation you deserve.
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