Hernia Mesh Lawsuit – News

Physiomesh hernia implants may cause pain, infection and other serious injuries

Surgeons Call for Closer Surveillance of Mesh After Implantation

Miami—In late 2018, the FDA announced a plan to overhaul the federal system for approving and tracking medical devices. The details and a timeline have yet to be announced, and there is early speculation that the reforms may never come to fruition.

But many surgeons have called for changes in medical device regulation, particularly at last spring's major international meeting of hernia surgeons, saying it could make surgery safer for patients.

READ MORE: GeneralSurgeryNews.com

Hernia mesh implants cost top British athlete five years of his career

One of Britain’s most successful athletes was forced to sit out an entire Olympic cycle after suffering serious complications from mesh implants used to repair a minor hernia.

Dai Greene, a world champion hurdler who captained the Great Britain athletics team at the 2012 London Olympics, lost five years of his career after the surgery, which he was told would allow him to return to the track within weeks.

READ MORE: TheGuardian.com

Hernia mesh litigation mounts


William Dalton of Hancock was 73 in December 2013, when doctors first attempted to patch the hernia in his belly. But the mesh curled up and failed, and he was back in June 2014 to get another one. Six weeks later, that mesh became infected.

READ MORE: NH Business Review

Atrium Medical Sets Aside $200 Million for Hernia Mesh Lawsuits


The Swiss parent company of Atrium Medical Corp., Getinge, is facing nearly 900 hernia mesh lawsuits by people alleging their C-Qur™ surgical mesh is defective, and the company failed to warn of severe complications, and side effects from their hernia mesh implant.

Patients are seeking compensation for complications and injuries suffered after receiving Atrium’s C-Qur hernia mesh implants. The $200 million the company set aside is to cover the ongoing costs of litigation and future hernia mesh settlements.

READ MORE: LegalScoops.com

Ethicon Hernia Mesh Suit Filed in Southern Illinois


On April 1st, 2016, Matthew Huff filed a lawsuit in Illinois against Ethicon, alleging that the serious side affects he suffered after his 2013 hernia surgery were due to Ethicon Physiomesh. Mr. Huff experienced severe abdominal pain and was hospitalized with an infection in and around the mesh, which continues to cause serious side effects.

READ MORE: Original Complaint

Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon sued over physiomesh product


A Florida woman has filed a lawsuit against Ethicon, a branch of Johnson & Johnson, regarding the company's Physiomesh product. After follow-up surgeries, parts of the mesh remain embedded in her abdomen, causing continuing problems.

READ MORE: Florida Record

Physiomesh Lawsuits Move Forward


Many hernia mesh lawsuits have been filed in U.S. Courts on behalf of patients who have suffered injuries from Ethicon Physiomesh products after Ethicon issued a voluntary world-wide recall.


Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Survey
Please fill out the survey to see if you could qualify for a claim or call 877-539-1539 to speak with a representative.

Did you or your loved one undergo any hernia mesh implant surgery that caused you any problems or injuries after the surgery?

Did this hernia mesh surgery occur between 2004 and the present?

Have you or your loved one had an additional hernia surgery between 2007-Present, have an additional surgery scheduled, or has a doctor recommended an additional surgery to correct the failed hernia surgery?

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