Abdominal surgical mesh is commonly used to repair hernias. In recent years, thousands of lawsuits have been filed by people who were injured by Kugel Mesh, Physiomesh, and Atrium C-QUR mesh.
Need a Texas Surgical Mesh Lawyer? Collen A. Clark is a true advocate for his clients and is passionate about helping Texans that have been injured or wronged. If you or a loved one was diagnosed with a serious complication, you should contact our lawyers immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit.
What is Surgical Mesh?
Surgical mesh is a loosely-woven patch that is used to support organs and tissues. Mesh can be synthetic or biologic, permanent or absorbable, and coated or un-coated with an “adhesion barrier.” They are used in a variety of surgeries. Hernia surgery is most common, followed by transvaginal mesh for women and reconstructive surgery.
Surgical Mesh Complications
- Chronic pain
- Allergic reaction or rejection
- Hernia recurrence
- Bowel obstruction
- Organ damage
- Adhesion (scar-tissue)
Abdominal Surgical Mesh Lawsuits
Lawsuits have been filed by people who were injured by the following types of abdominal surgical mesh:
- Composix Kugel Mesh — Recalled three times between 2005 and 2007 because a component could break and cause bowel perforations and/or chronic enteric fistulae. C.R. Bard was hit with 3,000 lawsuits and paid a $184 million settlement in 2011.
- Ethicon Physiomesh — Recalled in Europe and Australia in May 2016, but pulled off the market without a recall in the U.S., after studies linked it to higher rates of hernias returning and needing another surgery.
- Atrium C-QUR Mesh — Recalled in 2013 because the “anti-adhesion” fish oil coating (Omega-3) could peel off and stick to the inside of the package when exposed to high humidity. Lawsuits were filed by people who developed inflammatory allergic reactions when the coating peeled off inside their body.
What is the problem?
The Clark Firm, LLP is nationally recognized as a class action law firm in Texas, but we are not filing a class action lawsuit for surgical mesh. Instead, we are filing individual injury lawsuits for people who were injured by severe complications.
What Type of Mesh Do I Have?
It is okay if you do not know what type of surgical mesh caused your injury — we will review your case for free and let you know if you qualify to join this litigation.
About Class Actions
When a large group of people have relatively similar legal claims, class actions help resolve the litigation all at once. Members join together, collectively seek compensation, and share the payout.
Why Our Law Firm Is Filing Individual Lawsuits as Opposed to a Class Action
Class actions are a great way for consumers to get refunds, but they have major disadvantages for people who were severely injured by defective medical devices. This is why most surgical mesh lawsuits are centralized in one federal court rather than a class action.
There is no excuse for selling a dangerous mesh implant or failing to issue a recall. Our lawyers file individual lawsuits so we can focus on helping people who were injured seek maximum compensation for their injuries, medical expenses, lost income, permanent disabilities, and more.
Need a Surgical Mesh Lawyer in Texas?
Collen A. Clark is a true advocate for his clients and is passionate about helping Texans that have been injured or wronged.
Collen’s amazing success in the courtroom and well known dedication to his clients has earned him the recognition of his peers as one of The Top Trial Lawyers in Texas.”
The Clark Firm has assembled a team of trial lawyers with more than 100 years experience, participation in over 600 jury trials and $260 million in verdicts and/or settlements. Please use the form below to contact our Texas surgical mesh lawyers for a free lawsuit review.