Hernia Mesh

Ethicon’s Proceed Hernia Mesh At Center of Controversy in New Lawsuit

On January 12, 2018, a Louisiana woman went to the hospital to undergo a routine hernia repair surgery. Proceed, a popular surgical mesh manufactured by Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, was implanted during the procedure. The mesh was intended to support the woman’s abdominal wall, encourage healing, and prevent the hernia from recurring…. read more

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Scottish Veteran Left Crippled By Pain After Hernia Mesh Procedure

In a new article for the Sunday Post, a Scottish veteran is speaking out about the horrors of hernia mesh, breaking his silence around the life-altering complications he began to suffer after a procedure undergone four years ago. “Nothing Prepared Me For The Hell” Of Hernia Mesh David Foulkes, 56, served two tours of duty… read more

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Nearly 850 C-QUR Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Filed In New Hampshire Federal Court

Atrium Medical faces nearly 850 product liability lawsuits filed over the company’s C-QUR line of hernia mesh products. In their hernia mesh lawsuits, plaintiffs accuse Atrium of concealing the risks of its polypropylene mesh patches from the public, hernia patients and the medical community at large. The cases have been consolidated in the U.S. District… read more

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Physiomesh Lawsuits Move Forward Toward First Bellwether Trial

As of October 11, 2018, a total of 1,478 Physiomesh lawsuits are pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. District Judge Richard W. Story is presiding over the consolidated litigation, guiding the cases toward bellwether trials. First Bellwether Trial Scheduled For December 2, 2019 The first Physiomesh bellwether trial in… read more

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Hernia Mesh Complications May Affect Up To 170,000 In UK

An investigation conducted in the United Kingdom has uncovered significant evidence of hernia mesh’s dangers. In a story for the BBC program Victoria Derbyshire, reporters revealed that up to 170,000 patients who were implanted with hernia mesh products throughout the UK may have experienced complications over the past six years. Up To 30% Of UK… read more

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More Than 700 C-QUR Hernia Mesh Lawsuits In New Hampshire Federal Court

Medical device manufacturer Atrium Medical Corporation faces over 700 lawsuits related to its line of C-QUR hernia mesh patches. As of August 23, 2018, 715 cases were consolidated in the United States District Court of New Hampshire, where District Judge Landya B. McCafferty has been appointed to preside over the litigation. Over 700 Atrium C-QUR… read more

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