Faulty Hernia Mesh Products
The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s team of Buffalo, New York defective hernia mesh product attorneys is highly experienced, aggressive, tenacious and hardworking. We are determined, disciplined and dedicated to obtaining the best possible results for those implanted with faulty hernia mesh products in Buffalo, New York; Rochester, New York; Niagara Falls, New York; throughout New York State and beyond. Our Best Law Firm of America and American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Personal Injury Law Firm will fight to obtain the best result for your health problems caused by defective hernia mesh products. Insurance companies have paid Jed Dietrich, Esq. at least $1,000,000.00, or more, 33 different times to compensate his clients for their injuries. Call us today at 716-839-3939 for your free consultation.
If your hernia was repaired with a surgical mesh product, it is important to know the specific manufacturer and mesh brand used by the surgeon. It is not unusual for patients not to remember specific details relating to their mesh implants. If you are unsure, we recommend contacting your surgeon to obtain the particulars from your medical records. In recent years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued recalls relating to numerous hernia mesh products. Several prominent manufacturers have been subjected to lawsuits claiming their hernia mesh products were defective and caused severe complications. The manufacturers and/or brands below have all had lawsuits filed against them and either settled or are presently involved in litigation:
- Ethicon: In 2016, the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary voluntarily recalled its Physiomesh flexible composite mesh for use in laparoscopic surgery due to higher rates of recurrence, which often required revision surgery. Physiomesh was designed for damaged tissue to grow into the pores of the mesh and strengthen accordingly. However, the mesh frequently failed to repair weakened tissues and instead adhered to unintended organs. Hundreds of patients who suffered injuries from Physiomesh filed lawsuits against Ethicon, which were combined in June 2017. As of November 2019, 2,482 Physiomesh-related lawsuits were pending.
- Atrium Medical Corporation: Atrium is well known for its hernia repair products and manufactures several different mesh implants. In 2018, Atrium recalled 60 units of Prolite Mesh due to improper labeling. The company has since been subjected to an increasing number of hernia mesh lawsuits. Lawsuits against Atrium for is ProLoop polypropylene hernia repair mesh claim organ and nerve damage, chronic pain, shrinking, cracking, expanding, deforming, migration, allergic reactions, inflammation and sexual dysfunction.
- C-Qur Mesh: This hernia mesh is manufactured by Atrium Medical and contains a distinctive fish oil derived coating. The mesh was specifically designed to use in combination with the Intraperitoneal Onlay Mesh (IPOM) technique on inguinal hernia repairs. Various studies have linked C-Qur implants to high infection rates and adhesions. In 2013, Atrium recalled 145,000 units of the mesh due to complications with packaging. Further, C-Qur was issued a number of FDA warnings and even a federal injunction resulting from violations of regulations relating to monitoring, reporting and manufacturing of its mesh.
- Bard Davol.: In 2011, Bard agreed to pay $184 million to settle approximately 3,000 lawsuits over its Kugel Patch mesh and set aside roughly 20 percent for additional lawsuits. The company has several hernia mesh implants that have been associated with serious complications including 3DMax, PerFix and Sepramesh. Both the 3DMax and PerFix products have been connected to acute testicular pain as well as attachment to the spermatic cord. Although Sepramesh has not been recalled yet, the FDA has received many adverse reports regarding the mesh.
- Covidien: This company is a subsidiary of Medtronic and manufactures various hernia mesh products under the brand Parietex. The FDA’s MAUDE database contains adverse reports for several Parietex products such as Covidien Parietex Surgical Mesh, Covidien Parietex Composite Mesh and Covidien Parietex ProGrip Mesh.
- Genzyme: This corporation manufactures a hernia mesh called Sepramesh, which is used to treat various types of hernias. Sepramesh has frequently been associated with adhesion. Adhesion results when scar tissue around the mesh joins the mesh to organs and/or other internal tissues. Other common complications connected to Sepramesh include seroma, infections and chronic pain.
- Gore Medical: This privately held company is responsible for creating the Gore-Tex DualMesh hernia implant. The implant was designed with both a smooth and rough side. Unfortunately, the synthetic mesh has been known to cause complications such as bowel perforation, seroma, allergic reactions, infections, adhesion and chronic pain.
WERE YOU, OR A LOVED ONE, INJURED AS A RESULT OF A HERNIA REPAIR SURGERY INVOLVING FAULTY HERNIA MESH IN BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS, ROCHESTER OR ELSEWHERE IN NEW YORK STATE?
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If you, or a loved one, have undergone hernia repair surgery involving hernia mesh and developed serious health problems, you should contact Jed Dietrich, Esq. and his top rated team of Buffalo, New York defective hernia mesh product attorneys at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. to learn more about your legal rights. You may have a legal right to compensation for the resulting health problems that you have suffered. We are dedicated and determined to get you the best possible result for your injury in Buffalo, New York and throughout New York State. We can be reached 24 hours per day and 7 days per week at 716-839-3939. Call us today for the personalized care that you deserve!
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