The attorneys at The Fox Law Firm are currently accepting hernia mesh claims. For decades, surgeons have used a medical device called hernia mesh to repair painful hernias. These devices have been the subject of repeated recalls and voluntary market withdrawals. The severe side effects that hernia mesh can cause have led to several waves of lawsuits filed by many patients who were hurt by implanted hernia mesh. Right now, there are many brands of hernia mesh have been linked to serious complications.
If you had a hernia mesh repair surgery that used a brand of mesh named below you could be at risk. Any pain, bleeding, infection, or other symptoms you suffer could be the result of hernia mesh failure.
Hernia repair surgeries using mesh implants isn’t new. They have been going on for years – and so have reports of numerous kinds of hernia mesh dangers. Manufacturers like Johnson & Johnson and Atrium Medical Corporation have a duty to make sure their medical devices won’t pose unnecessary risks to patients. When the hernia mesh these companies manufacture are linked to high rates of complications, you have the legal right to pursue a claim.
There are many different hernia mesh products available, many of which are manufactured by different medical device companies. The strengths and weaknesses of a hernia mesh lawsuit are in part determined by which company manufactured the hernia mesh and the exact mesh that was utilized. Due to unreasonably dangerous and defective designs used in several different products, financial compensation may be available through a hernia mesh lawsuit for individuals who have experienced complications that resulted in the need for revision surgery due to:
The use of a mesh product can be beneficial in the repair of certain hernias, and often results in a faster and long-term recovery compared to other techniques. No current treatment for a hernia is without potential problems. If you have been implanted with a defective hernia mesh, the most common side effects experienced by patients include recurrence of the hernia, long-term pain, infection, intestine blockage, and adhesion (tissues sticking together). The pain from a hernia surgery should last only a few days to a week for laparoscopic repairs to a few weeks for hernia mesh repairs.
Hernia mesh can migrate (move) or shrink, and then cause bowel perforations (holes or tears), organ damage, obstructions, and additional surgeries. This especially is true if the mesh product is faulty or contains a polypropylene coating. If a perforation occurs, this can result in a serious infection known as sepsis.
If you have received a hernia mesh, some of the symptoms to watch for include:
If you are experiencing side effects, consult your doctor.
Some hernia mesh products were rushed to market without adequate testing. Thousands of people have suffered unnecessary complications. If your hernia mesh caused pain, infection or required (or will require) surgical removal or repair, you may qualify for significant financial compensation from the manufacturer.
Please call the attorneys at The Fox Law Firm to speak to one of our experienced hernia mesh attorneys for your free case evaluation. We represent hernia mesh victims nationwide. All case evaluations and consultations are FREE, CONFIDENTIAL, and carry NO RISK or OBLIGATION. Call us today at 1-866-FOX-FIRM for a hernia mesh lawsuit evaluation.
If you’re serious about getting the full amount of money you’re entitled to, then you need an experienced hernia mesh attorney on your side. The only way to know for sure if you’re eligible to pursue an individual case or a class action lawsuit against a company that made defective hernia mesh is to discuss the matter privately with an attorney.
No matter which kind of case you pursue, there are legal deadlines that could impact your rights. The sooner you speak to a hernia mesh lawyer, the better. You be be entitled to compensation based upon:
The lawyers at The Fox Law Firm represent individuals throughout the United States who have experienced complications following hernia surgery. There are never any out-of-pocket costs, and we only receive an attorney fee or expenses if a settlement or recovery is obtained in your case. Contact us today to learn more and find out what benefits may be available.
Free consultations and case evaluations are provided to help determine whether financial compensation may be available. It is not necessary to know what type of hernia mesh was used during your surgery. Our lawyers can help!