Lawsuits involving hernia mesh medical devices allege the products are failing at a rate higher than expected, and causing infection, mesh failure, adherence, perforation, migration, bowel obstruction, or seroma necessitating reoperation or in which prospective clients have been informed operation will be needed.

Bard, Covidein and Ethicon announced a market withdrawal Mesh products, after its analysis of unpublished data contained in two European databases indicted that the hernia patch was associated with higher rates of recurrence and revision compared to similar patches when used in laparoscopic ventral repairs. Mesh was defectively designed. Its light weight makes it weaker, causing it to tear apart.

Painful and serious problems have been linked to several different types of surgical mesh used during hernia repair in recent years

  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Adhesion of the mesh to bowels
  • Bowel obstructions
  • Mesh Failure
  • Perforation of the intestines
  • Migration from the surgical site
  • Seromas – pockets of fluid that build up under the skin
  • Fistulae

What should I do if I had hernia surgery and have these symptoms?

1. See your doctor and make sure nothing is wrong
2. If it is, call us to schedule an appointment
3. You don’t pay to meet with us
4. We will discuss you case with you and investigate if you have a claim
5. You don’t pay to pursue the case. We only get paid if we win your case.