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Outcry Against Hernia Mesh Grows, Lawsuits Continue

Hernia mesh recipients continue coming forward and reporting injuries stemming from hernia repair surgeries in which hernia meshes were used. These patients alleged that the mesh device implanted in them to repair their hernia resulted in painful and debilitating injuries, resulting in costly revision surgeries to repair the damage and treatments to help mitigate the harm caused by the defective device.

Hernia Mesh Side Effects Are Leading to Lawsuits

It is a story that is sadly all too common. Someone suffers a common hernia; they lift something too heavy in the wrong way or something goes wrong. They go to see a doctor and they are told that a simple procedure needs to be performed to repair the hernia. This procedure will involve implanting a hernia mesh product to repair the hernia.

New Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Filed as Backlash Increases

The number of hernia mesh lawsuits being filed continues to increase as more and more people seek justice for the injuries they have suffered from their hernia mesh. From Alabama to Louisiana, all the way to New Zealand, people continue to report injuries and complications resulting from their hernia mesh implant. 

$15M Pelvic Mesh Verdict Against Ethicon, Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Slated for January

The jury in a pelvic mesh lawsuit, which had been underway in New Jersey, issued a $15 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson's subsidiary Ethicon last Thursday. The woman who brought the suit claimed that the implant she received was the source of continuing and severe pain for her. The jury's verdict shows that they agree and sends a strong message that putting corporate profits ahead of consumer safety will not be tolerated. 

Hernia Mesh Products Need Better Labeling According to Study

Clear and informative labeling is standard in many areas of public life, yet medical devices, such as hernia mesh, lag far behind. A recent study indicates real and dangerous consequences from inferior labeling practices for patients. 

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