Hernia Mesh Lawsuit
Has you or a loved one experienced complications after a hernia surgery? Do you believe your complications had to do with hernia mesh? If so, you should consult a hernia mesh lawyer from John K. Zaid & Associates.
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Hernia Mesh Lawsuits
John K. Zaid & Associates is actively reviewing cases involving hernia mesh complications. Right now, there are thousands of lawsuits in the U.S. against the manufacturers and makers of hernia mesh because this medical device has been found to have a very high failure rate.
An abnormally high number of patients who were treated with hernia mesh have experienced complications including chronic pain, bowel obstruction, and emergency surgery. If you are one of these patients, you should explore your legal options with a hernia mesh lawyer as soon as possible.
Our lawyers have years of experience and knowledge in handling complex lawsuits against major corporations, including medical device and hernia mesh companies. We’ve successfully won a large number of verdicts, totalling millions of dollars in damages. If you you would like to find out how we can help, call a lawyer who handles hernia mesh lawsuits at John K. Zaid & Associates.
Defective Hernia Mesh
A hernia is generally the result of abdominal pressure causing an organ or intestine to protrude through a weak tissue. Hernia surgeries are one of the most common procedures in the U.S., with nearly one million people undergoing the operation every year.
When the damaged tissue causing the hernia needs to be repaired, doctors will often rely on hernia mesh, a medical implant that is typically permanent.
Types of Hernias
There are many types of hernias that use hernia mesh, including:
Men who are at least 40 years of age are at most risk for having a hernia; however both sexes can experience the condition. A poor diet, overexertion, and smoking can increase the risk. The following people have the highest chances of being diagnosed with a hernia:
- Overweight individual
- Weight lifters
- Fire fighters
- People who work in a physically demanding career
- Pregnant women
Hernia Mesh Injuries
When hernia mesh is defective, serious and painful complications can result. Some of these can lead to long term illnesses, hospital stays, surgeries, and even death. Hernia mesh lawsuits have been filed for:
- Chronic pain
- Perforations or obstruction of the bowel
- Organ perforation
- Mesh embedded in the wall of the abdomen
- Autoimmune disease
- Migration of the mesh
Our hernia lawyers understand that a broad range of hernia mesh types are used, and the type considered to be unsafe is a composite mesh with a coating of polypropylene. If you experienced one of these complications, or another, after a hernia surgery, you may have the right to file a hernia mesh lawsuit.
Signs to Take Notice Of
Following a hernia surgery, you should pay close attention and look for any of these signs:
- Severe pain that does not go away
- Trouble urinating
- High fever
- Intense sweating
If you notice symptoms similar to those above, be sure to seek medical attention. If the problem was associated with your hernia mesh, call a hernia mesh lawsuit lawyer today.