If you have had a hernia surgery and suffered from serious side effects such as infection, chronic pain, organ damage, mesh shrinkage, or mesh migration, you could be eligible for financial compensation.
The Product Liability Attorneys at LaBovick Law Group are currently evaluating claims regarding Hernia Mesh. There is NO FEE unless we WIN your case. We can find out what type of device was used in your surgery. Please call us at (800) 715-6146 for a FREE case evaluation.
What are hernias?
Hernias occur when an internal organ forcibly pushes or squeezes through a weak area in the surrounding muscle and connective tissue. They typically happen within the abdominal cavity, between the chest and hips.
What is hernia mesh and what is it made of?
Hernia mesh made of synthetic materials can be found in knitted mesh or non-knitted sheet forms. The synthetic materials used can be absorbable, non-absorbable or a combination of absorbable and non-absorbable materials.
Possible Complications from Hernia Mesh
- Chronic or Intermittent Pain
- Bowel perforations
- Need for Surgical Revision
- Resulting Damage to Nearby Organs
- Mesh shrinkage
- Hernia recurrence
- Tissue Adhesion
- Intestinal blockage
- Mesh migration or movement
Who manufactures hernia mesh?
- Atrium Medical®
- Braun Melsungen, AG®
- R. Bard®
- Gore Medical®
- LifeCell Corporation®
Mass Tort Claim
Mass torts claims are being filed by injured plaintiffs against hernia mesh manufacturers based on a products liability theory of recovery.
In order to prevail on a products liability theory of recovery, there must be a defect in the product’s manufacture or design or the warnings provided for the product must be inadequate or incomplete. Moreover, the defective product must be the proximate cause of the user’s injuries and damages.
When Do You Talk with a Hernia Mesh Attorney?
An experienced hernia mesh attorney can help an injured victim determine whether their mesh caused their post-surgical complications. If you suffered severe side effects as a result of faulty mesh, the manufacturer may be found liable for covering a patient’s bills and other damages. Your mesh lawyer could help you sue the appropriate medical device manufacturer for the financial losses you suffered.
The most common types of potential compensation available with the help of a hernia mesh attorney include:
- Emotional Distress
- Medical Bills
- Loss of a Loved One
- Pain & Suffering
- Loss of income
If you are unsure of how to get the compensation that is rightfully yours, schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with a respected hernia mesh lawyer at LaBovick Law Group. When you are ready to get started on your case, fill out our online contact form or give our office a call at (800) 715-6146.