At first blush, a hernia mesh appears harmless as it looks much like a flat layer screen that protects. The device is then implanted to repair hernias. A hernia is a condition that occurs when tissue or organs protrude through or tear the abdominal muscle. Although it is promoted as a protectionist device, studies have shown that mesh is effective in preventing the recurrence of hernias. Nonetheless, some mesh product devices have been recalled because of complications including infections, bowel obstructions, and adhesions requiring surgery to remove the hernia mesh device.
Several hernia mesh, manufacturers – Ethicon, Atrium, C.R. Bard, Kugel, and others – decidedly placed profits over safety and continuously used deceptive marketing tactics to boost sales. The FDA has accounted adverse events concerning prolonged hospitalization, mesh removal operations and invasive surgery for bowel resection after hernia reconstruction with synthetic or non-synthetic mesh.
Laparoscopic hernia repair with surgical mesh may lead to some debilitating complications, including:
Questionable Hernia Mesh Brands & Manufacturers
Some companies produce various types of hernia mesh. However, there are a few big hernia mesh brands. Product types can include hernia mesh patches, sheets, or plugs.
Hernia Mesh Lawsuit
Both research studies and lawsuit filings describe the unbearable hernia mesh injuries and related health problems that underscore the possibility of a safe design and highlight the numerous manufacturing defects across the broad list of brands that manufacturer hernia mesh devices.
Plaintiffs voices highlight how manufacturers of hernia mesh devices must answer for their reckless disregard of human life, false representations, and degradation for the health and safety of the community. Medical device manufacturers will be held liable for economic and non-economic losses incurred by plaintiffs after it is determined that they produced defective products, failed to warn about dangers, or breached a duty of care.
The Testa Law Group will investigate your claim against hernia mesh manufacturers who:
Call the Testa Law Group at 877-780-9052 to begin your path to recovery with a free consultation today.
Mr. Testa, a Hernia Mesh with a national practice who represents members of our society who have been seriously injured or killed due to the irresponsible acts of an individual or company. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Louisiana, and Florida and admitted to practice in the Southern District of Texas and also in the United States Court of International Trade.