Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Alleges Severe Injuries

In 2004, a patient was diagnosed with asymptomatic umbilical hernia and hospitalized for the condition. Shortly thereafter, he went through a surgical procedure to receive hernia mesh. Ultimately, the patient had to file a hernia mesh lawsuit due to the side effects. Repair of that umbilical hernia involved implantation of a hernia mesh product created…

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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Moving Forward with May 2018 Trial

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all the IVC filter lawsuits has rejected a motion made by C.R. Bard to have the bellwether case dismissed prior to trial. That Bard IVC filter lawsuit alleges that a plaintiff suffered catastrophic injuries as a result of a medical device that was intended to help them. The claims…

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Lawsuit: Ethicon Proceed Surgical Mesh Caused Bowel Obstruction

A new Ethicon Proceed surgical mesh lawsuit alleges that the mesh product intended to help an Idaho man during hernia repair surgery actually caused a bowel obstruction. The Ethicon Proceed surgical mesh lawsuit claims that the patient unexpectedly suffered a number of severe injuries and required revision surgery because of bowel obstructions. After the patient received…

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Recalled Composix Kugel Hernia Mesh Patches May Harm Patients

Composix Kugel hernia mesh patches have been used for years to repair ventral hernias. These hernias can occur in a patient when scar tissue, due to a surgical incision, becomes extremely thin due to stretching. The FDA originally approved the Composix Kugel hernia mesh patches in 1996. This product is developed by a subsidiary of…

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Medical Device Companies Face Increasing Hernia Mesh Litigation

Lawsuits alleging hernia mesh defects and failures caused patients additional medical expenses as well as needless pain and suffering have gained momentum with more than 50,000 hernia mesh lawsuits pending in the court system. A hernia is a medical condition where an internal organ becomes displaced. Hernia mesh was developed to help repair the area;…

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Cook IVC Filter Lawsuits Head Back to State Court

Several lawsuits alleging IVC filters designed and manufactured by Cook were defective and caused injury and even death will go back to state court, according to a federal order. The medical device manufacturer had tried to move the Cook IVC filter lawsuits to federal court to be part of larger multidistrict litigation; however, a federal judge…

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Bard Mesh PerFix Plug Led to Injuries, Lawsuit Claims

An Arkansas man has filed a Bard Mesh PerFix Plug lawsuit due to claims that this device caused him to suffer severe pain after a hernia repair. Ultimately, the plaintiff in the lawsuit says he had to go through revision surgery. The plaintiff argues that the polypropylene material inside the Bard Mesh PerFix Plug is…

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What Causes Heart Filter Complications?

Heart filters or IVC filters can lead to significant side effects and dangers. Any heart filter complications experienced by a patient may ultimately prompt them to get further medical attention or even to file a defective product claim, depending on the specifics of the case. Unfortunately, heart filters, also known as IVC filters, have been…

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Toxic Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed Against J&J, Ethicon

Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, C.R. Bard, and Davol were hit with a lawsuit alleging their hernia mesh is toxic to human tissue leading to pain and other medical complications. A woman from Tennessee alleges that she was implanted with hernia mesh in 2015 and suffered severe pain after the surgery. “As a result of the implantation of…

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IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed By Washington Woman Joins MDL

A Washington woman has filed an IVC filter lawsuit that will be consolidated into multidistrict litigation pending against Cook Medical. Cook Medical was targeted with numerous lawsuits after allegations from patients argued that the manufacturer was responsible for serious injuries. According to the IVC filter lawsuit, the products developed by Cook within their IVC filter…

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Additional Hernia Surgery Leads to Atrium Lawsuit

The unexpected need for additional hernia surgery has prompted a Vermont woman to file a lawsuit against Atrium, the maker of the C-QUR hernia mesh implant. Hernia mesh implants have been targeted in numerous adverse event reports filed with the FDA, claiming severe pain and side effects like the need for additional hernia surgery. According to the…

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IVC Filter Bellwether Trial Headed to Court in March 2018

What is considered an IVC filter bellwether trial is headed to court in March 2018. This is the first IVC filter bellwether trial that may set the tone for future lawsuits filed on behalf of injured plaintiffs who argue that the manufacturers of these IVC filters are responsible for the injuries sustained. Thousands of IVC…

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Blames Maker for Dangerous Product

A new hernia mesh lawsuit argues that a victim suffered unnecessary injuries as a result of a defective product. This is an MDL case that involves numerous plaintiffs who argue that a defective hernia mesh product caused them severe damage. The plaintiffs in the hernia mesh lawsuit include men and women who received the Atrium…

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Study: IVC Filters Have Limited Success for Treating Pulmonary Embolism

Patients who had IVC filters implanted to treat pulmonary embolism may suffer serious side effects and discover that the device has limited utility, according to a new study. While IVC filters were marketed as one way to prevent pulmonary embolism, many adverse event reports including fracture and migration were recorded. Many patients have come forward…

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Idaho Man Alleges Hernia Mesh Bowel Obstruction in Lawsuit

An Idaho man says he suffered from a hernia mesh bowel obstruction after being implanted with Ethicon hernia mesh. The plaintiff alleges that the hernia mesh was used to treat an incisional hernia he developed after surgery in 2010. He says that after the surgery, he developed a “noticeable” bulge in the area and suffered…

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