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Lawsuits for Hernia Mesh

Lawsuits for Hernia Mesh in West Virginia

Every year around one million surgeries for hernia repairs get performed in the USA. For surgery, a mesh device is often used that is made of synthetic material or animal tissues. This is a useful device to prevent the recurrence of hernia in the same area again.

Generally, a hernia is often caused by abdominal pressure or weakness in the connectivity of muscles. This pressure can force an organ, often bowel, intestine or bladder, or fatty tissue to move out through the opening or weak area. Lifting a heavy object, diarrhea, chronic coughing, constipation or pregnancy, anything can cause a hernia.

Now, the hernia mesh lawsuits are filed as the provider of the mesh designed it defectively and failed or ignored to warn the medical practitioners about the adverse complications that it can bring. If you had a hernia repair and now the device is malfunctioning, then come to us at Logue Law Group. Our West Virginia hernia mesh lawyer will take care of your damage claim.

Things to Know About Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

In the lawsuits, the plaintiff's lawyer will take the argument in the line that the defectively designed mesh is causing more complications and injury for the patient which could have been easily avoided if the substitute mesh or sutures have been used in the procedure.

While the smaller hernias can be repaired with laparoscopic surgery or sutures, the manufacturing company of the defective mesh is aggressively marketing the defective product while promoting unnecessary use of it.

Injuries and Side Effects from Using Defective Hernia Mesh during Repair

Abdominal hernia repair requires surgery where typically the surgeon will be using the mesh to repair the hernia and to ensure that it doesn’t occur again. Though the biological mesh poses a lesser risk for hernia, often doctors use the synthetic mesh that is widely available in the market.

Most of the hernia mesh that are currently in the market got clearance from FDA 501K process since 2005. These devices are manufactured and marketed with little to no studies at all. After causing problems, these devices have been silently withdrawn from the market.

The defects that the hernia mesh can have are the following:

  • The coating of the mesh is causing adverse reactions and infections for the patient
  • Excessive contraction between tissue and mesh
  • The mesh tends to shrink, migrate or turn into a hard ball or a mass
  • Rejection of the mesh as a foreign body

The side effects of hernia mesh can include infection, adhesion, pain due to permanent nerve damage, hernia recurrence and revision surgery.

If you or your loved ones have received mesh, then you need to look for a few signs like fever, fatigue, constipation, severe pain, irritable bowel and urinary issues. When you are experiencing a problem like this, you need to immediately connect with your doctor.

You need to tell your healthcare provider to keep the tissue and mesh after removing it from your body after the revision surgery. This will be important evidence.

Damages of the Lawsuit

Our West Virginia hernia mesh lawyer will seek the following damages for you,

  • Medical expenses of past and future including the expenses of revision surgery, the medicine
  • Expenses for your physical pain and emotional trauma
  • Wage loss
  • Loss of capacity to earn in the future
  • Punitive damage if applied

Come to Logue Law Group and let our West Virginia hernia mesh lawyer take care of your claim.

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