Hernia Mesh Lawyers Review Cases Nationwide

Serious problems have been linked to a number of different types of hernia mesh or surgical patch products used in recent years during hernia repair.  Lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. provide free consultations and case evaluations to help determine if you or a loved one may have received a defective or recalled hernia mesh.

Financial compensation may be available through a hernia mesh lawsuit for individuals who have experienced complications that resulted in the need for revision surgery due to:

  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Organ Perforation, Adhesions or Erosion
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Infections
  • Surgical Removal of Hernia Mesh

All cases are pursued under a contingency fee agreement, which means that there are no fees or expenses unless a settlement or recovery is obtained.  To find out whether you or a loved one may be eligible for a hernia mesh class action lawsuit or individual injury claim, call 1-800-522-0102 or complete our free consultation request form.

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Did You Suffer Hernia Mesh Complications?

Hernia Repair Problems and Side Effects

doctor-chart-pen-stethescopeHernia repair is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States, with an estimated 1 million procedures each year in the United States.

The surgery may include an open repair or laparoscopic hernia repair, which is a minimally invasive procedure that allows the surgeon to insert tools through several small incisions in the abdomen.

The most common types of hernia repairs involve:

  • Ventral Hernia: developing in the abdominal or ventral wall
  • Incisional Hernia: developing through an incision or scar in the abdomen
  • Inguinal Hernia: developing in the inner groin
  • Femoral Hernia: developing in the upper thigh or outer groin
  • Umbilical Hernia: developing at the belly button
  • Hiatal Hernia: developing inside the abdomen

Hernia Patch and Hernia Mesh Surgery

In recent years, the overwhelming majority of hernia surgery performed has involved the use of a medical device called hernia mesh or hernia patch, which is designed to close the wound and help heal the underlying tissue.

Several manufacturers have introduced different hernia repair mesh products, often with little research or testing.  Approval is often obtain through the FDA’s controversial 510(k) approval process, which only requires that the manufacturer establish that the product is “substantially equivalent” to a previously approved product.

Although many hernia mesh implants are marketed as a new or innovative product, manufacturers only conducted minimal testing to ensure they were safe or effective, essentially making consumers test subjects.

After certain hernia repair mesh products have been implanted in consumers throughout the United States, serious safety signals have emerged, suggesting that the mesh patches may have been defectively designed and pose an unreasonable risk of problems.

Hernia mesh complications have may cause individuals to experience severe pain and disability, including hernia recurrence and the need for additional surgery to remove the hernia patch.

Most individuals do not know the type of hernia mesh used during their surgery. However, the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. can help!


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Hernia Mesh Injury Risk

The injury lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential hernia mesh repair lawsuits for individuals who have suffered any of the following problems:

  • Bowel Perforation
  • Bowel Adhesion
  • Infections
  • Organ Perforation
  • Abdominal Pain/Bleeding
  • Mesh Erosion
  • Hernia Revision Surgery
  • Ulcers
  • Other Complications

Latest Hernia Mesh Attorney Updates:

Hernia Mesh Recalls and Defective Products

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Ethicon Physiomesh

In May 2016, Ethicon Physiomesh was removed from the market in the United States and an official hernia mesh recall was issued in several countries due to a higher-than-expected rate of problems.  Users have experienced hernia recurrence, re-operation, infections, wound problems and severe abdominal pain.

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Atrium C-Qur Patch

First introduced in 2005, the Atrium C-Qur is a polypropylene mesh, with an outer coating of gel made from omega 3 fatty acids.  While Atrium C-Qur has not been recalled, a large number of individuals have experienced problems, including infections, allergic reactions, bowel damage and other internal injury.  Cases are being reviewed nationwide.

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Kugel Hernia Mesh

Several Kugel hernia mesh recalls have been issued due to design defects associated with the patch, which is meant to be folded when inserted and spring open to lay flat once in place. Thousands of lawsuits have been filed nationwide, and many Kugel hernia mesh settlements have been reached.  However, individuals who received defective products continue to be at risk of severe injury

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Hernia Mesh Recall Lawsuit Allegations

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential hernia patch class action and individual injury lawsuits for those who have suffered severe and debilitating injuries that were caused from receiving defective hernia repair mesh.

Some of the lawsuit allegations raised against the medical device makers include:

  • Failed to Adequately Research the Hernia Mesh;
  • Failed to Properly Investigate Reports of Problems After the Mesh was Introduced;
  • Failed to Promptly Issue a Hernia Mesh Recall After Problems Were Discovered;
  • Failed to Warn About Hernia Mesh Injury Risk;
  • Designed and Sold a Defective and Unreasonably Dangerous Hernia Patch Product;
  • Placed Profits Before the Interests and Safety of Consumers.

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No Fees or Expenses Unless You Receive a Settlement

Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. is a nationally known injury law firm that is focused exclusively on representing individuals, we do not represent corporations or insurance companies.

Over the course of more than 40 years, our clients have collected more than $1 billion in financial compensation and settlements in cases for product liability, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, wrongful death and other personal injury lawsuits.

All hernia patch lawsuits will be handled by our attorneys on a contingency fee basis, which means that there are never any out-of-pocket expenses to hire our law firm and we only receive a fee if compensation is secured for our client.

Protect your family and find out if you or a loved one may be eligible for a hernia mesh injury lawsuit.  Request a free consultation and case evaluation.

Steps to Find Out If You Have a Case:

To Find Out If You May Have A Case, Contact Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. By Calling Toll Free at 1-800-522-0102.A Free Consultation and Case Evaluation Can Also Be Obtained By Completing Our On-Line Request Form Below.
During a Free Consultation and Claim Evaluation, Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. Will Review the Circumstances Surrounding Your Case and Help Determine Whether Financial Compensation May Be Available.You Will Have an Opportunity to Speak with a Lawyer and Review Any Questions or Concerns Before Moving Forward With a Case.
After Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. Agrees to Take Your Case, It Remains Your Decision Whether To Hire Our Law Firm.There Are Never Any Out-of-Pocket Costs and We Receive No Attorney Fees or Expenses Unless a Recovery is Obtained.

Obtain a Free Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Evaluation

To request a free consultation and hernia mesh case evaluation with the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A., complete the form below and provide information about the types of injuries or complications from hernia repair mesh were experienced by you or a loved one.

Our law firm can also be reached toll free at 1-800-522-0102.

During the case evaluation, Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. will review the circumstances surrounding the injury and help determine whether financial compensation or a hernia mesh settlement may be available.  Throughout the process, you will have an opportunity to speak with a lawyer and review any questions or concerns before moving forward with a lawsuit.

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DISCLAIMER: By submitting a request for a free consultation and claim evaluation, you are not retaining an attorney. No attorney-client relationship is formed until a case is accepted by our office and a contingency fee agreement is signed. In some cases, Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. may associate with outside attorneys as lead counsel, at no additional cost to the client. There is no obligation to retain our services.