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Luke’s Journey with Inguinal Hernia- Gut Resolution

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 21, 2018 ~ Luke’s problem started with an abdominal crunch in a college gym.  He felt a twinge in his groin.  It was later diagnosed as an inguinal hernia. An inguinal hernia bulge is a protrusion of the colon through a weakened section of Read more

By | 2018-05-21T13:15:32+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Medical News|0 Comments

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

Bruce Rosenberg, patient advocate 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 Read more

By | 2016-07-06T09:31:35+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Hernia Mesh Injuries|81 Comments

Patients Require Long-Term Tracking for Hernia Mesh Infections

  Prolene hernia mesh removed after 1.5 yr. 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 Read more

By | 2016-01-31T23:23:48+00:00 January 31st, 2016|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Media Reports|15 Comments

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

Doug Bean in Maine and his friend Kairos 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.  Read more

By | 2014-11-17T17:07:46+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Hernia Mesh Injuries, News, Patient Profiles|48 Comments

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

Atrium Hernia Mesh 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 Read more

By | 2014-11-04T00:21:22+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Featured, Hernia Mesh Injuries|12 Comments

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

David Schmidt, FDA hearings September 2011 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 Read more

By | 2014-08-19T23:15:16+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Hernia Mesh Injuries, News|17 Comments

J&J Named in Another Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

Prolene mesh 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 Read more

By | 2014-04-15T10:25:47+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Legal News|28 Comments

Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed Against Atrium Medical Corporation

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 Read more

By | 2014-03-11T10:04:26+00:00 March 11th, 2014|Featured, Hernia Mesh Injuries|27 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Hernia Mesh Patient Bruce Rosenberg

Bruce Rosenberg and '64 LeMans convertible 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 Read more

By | 2016-03-23T11:15:39+00:00 January 6th, 2014|Hernia Mesh Injuries, News, Patient Profiles|201 Comments