The debilitating pain and discomfort associated with a hernia can leave victims disabled and with a significantly reduced quality of life. We trust our doctors and medical providers to provide treatment and care that is safe and effective. Unfortunately, some treatments can lead to serious complications. If you had a negative reaction to defective hernia mesh, for example, you may be looking at extensive corrective treatment and astronomical medical bills.
Patients have been suffering as a result of defective hernia mesh products since 2010. These unsafe products were made by several manufacturers, including Ethicon, Atrium, and C. R. Bard. While the exact defects vary by product and manufacturer, the adverse effects have been similar, including:
If you have suffered from organ blockage or perforation, or if your hernia mesh has adhered to your other tissues, you may be entitled to compensation.
Our Wilmington hernia mesh attorneys can help determine your eligibility.
Hernia mesh is a surgical implant designed to repair the internal ruptures caused by a hernia. Hernias occur when your organs or fatty tissues squeeze through a weak spot in the surrounding muscle or connective tissue (fascia). By reinforcing the affected muscle or fascia, hernia mesh can be a practical and effective cure for hernias – but only if it is manufactured and implanted correctly.
Several hernia mesh products made it onto the market and into patient’s bodies despite visible defects, including low-quality materials, inferior coatings that wear off rapidly, and other issues that can cause severe physical trauma in unsuspecting victims.
If you or a loved one has suffered injury or illness from a defective hernia mesh, we can help you file a lawsuit to recover compensation for your injuries. Most of the defective brands of hernia mesh are subject to ongoing mass tort lawsuits (individual lawsuits treated as a group for convenience and speed), and our attorneys at Rhine Law Firm, P.C., can help prepare and file your case.
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Consumers should be able to trust in the safety of drugs that have been approved by the FDA and released to the general public, but sadly, this is not always the case. Call Rhine Law Firm, P.C. at (910) 772-9960 for dedicated legal help to seek justice and fair compensation for injuries caused by dangerous drugs throughout the state of North Carolina.
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