Surgical patients expect to receive high-quality care, but sometimes, a medical procedure leaves them worse off than before.
If the hernia mesh used in your surgery has caused dangerous complications, our team is here to help.
We will provide trusted legal advice each step of the way, pursuing the compensation you deserve. Let our hernia mesh lawyers handle everything, so you can focus on healing.
Hernia mesh, also called surgical mesh, is a medical device used to support the damaged tissue surrounding a hernia. In fact, it is used in nine out of ten hernia repair surgeries each year in the United States. Surgeons position the hernia mesh across the area, attaching it with stitches, staples, or glue. There are pores in the material that allow the tissue to grow into the device as the hernia heals.
You may be eligible for compensation in a hernia mesh lawsuit if the following applies:
After analyzing thousands of reports of complications from doctors, patients and manufacturers, the FDA has compiled a list of the most common hernia mesh injuries:
Here are the top manufacturers of hernia mesh:
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Manufacturers have recalled over 200,000 units of hernia mesh (2005 to 2014), with some pulling their product off the market entirely. These recalls aim to keep dangerous or defective products out of the operating room – and ultimately, to protect patients.
If hernia mesh has caused serious complications after your surgery, our hernia mesh lawyers can help. We have experience handling cases like yours and providing trusted legal representation to patients when they need it most. Contact our personal injury law firm today to schedule your free initial consultation!
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