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Hernia Mesh Patient Advocate – Many Questions, Few Answers for those Patients

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 23, 2016 ~ They call every day.  Mostly men but sometimes women who have had a hernia mesh implant and are experiencing complications. What doctor will see me, they ask.   Who is taking these lawsuits? The answer is there are few answers for hernia mesh patients.  For some [continue reading…]

Patients Require Long-Term Tracking for Hernia Mesh Infections

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  Mesh News Desk, February 1, 2016 ~ General Surgery News reports January 26, 2016 on a long-term study of hernia patients finds infections can take more than a year to emerge and infections are very common. The study, conducted by the Carolinas Medical Center, in Charlotte, N.C.  found anywhere from 17 percent to 66 [continue reading…]

Hernia Mesh-Injured Doug Bean: Suffering in Silence and Neglect

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Doug Bean is a hernia mesh-injured man living in Maine. Please read his story. It is what happens when humans ignore the plight of those suffering, even to the extent of discontinuing their medical coverage in their greatest time of need.  Should polypropylene mesh be contraindicated when one is already trying to recover from an [continue reading…]

Multi-Plaintiff Hernia Mesh Case Against Atrium Medical Co. Will Proceed in California Court

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By Dan C. Bolton and Farid Zakaria Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP   In June 2014, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP filed a multi-plaintiff case in California Superior Court against Atrium Medical Corporation (Atrium) and related corporate entities. The eight plaintiffs underwent hernia repair surgery with polypropylene mesh manufactured by Atrium and later suffered [continue reading…]

Kugel Mesh Lawsuits Still Being Filed After Recall and Settlement

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According to an article in Lawyers and Settlements lawsuits are still being filed against the maker of the Kugel Hernia Mesh. Mesh manufacturer C.R. Bard offered a $184 million settlement more than three years ago to some 3,000 Kugel mesh implanted patients.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration began the Kugel recall in 2005 [continue reading…]

A “Gold Standard” for Hernia Repair and the Patients’ Post-surgical Understanding of Unreasonable Mesh Device and Procedural Risks?

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By David Schmidt Thank you Jane for this opportunity to share my experience as a U.S. hernia patient harmed, via the standard of care, by two large 4.3” x 6.3,” heavyweight, polypropylene Bard 3DMax Mesh implants. My story begins, as any patient’s does, with the blind trust placed in a physician. On April 18, [continue reading…]

J&J Named in Another Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

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Plaintiff  Richard McLaughlin filed his lawsuit in California’s Central District last February. Although his mesh, made by Johnson & Johnson, was used for hernia repair, the allegations are the same as mesh used for pelvic organ prolapse – that the mesh is defective, that the instructions were missing or misleading, that the company is [continue reading…]

Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed Against Atrium Medical Corporation

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed Against Atrium Medical Corporation By Dan C. Bolton and Farid Zakaria, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP The law firm of Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP recently filed a lawsuit in California federal court on behalf of a forty-six year old man injured by a hernia mesh product. The lawsuit alleges [continue reading…]

Suffering in Silence: Hernia Mesh Patient Bruce Rosenberg

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MND, Jan. 6, 2014 ~ Transvaginal mesh has been used in women to shore up pelvic organs since the late 1990s but long before that, the same polypropylene mesh was used in the treatment of hernias. In fact, it was thought that pelvic organ prolapse (POP) where the bladder, vagina, uterus or colon fall [continue reading…]

Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed in West Virginia Court

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Rosemary S. Roberts has filed a negligence lawsuit against C.R. Bard for injuries she suffered from the hernia mesh implanted in her in 2004 reports the West Virginia Record. It was filed August 22 in Kanawha Circuit Court in Charleston, West Virginia, the same city where more than 30,000 lawsuits have been filed alleging  [continue reading…]

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