FIRM UPDATE: Our offices are open and we are accepting new clients. To protect our community and our legal team in response to the threat of COVID-19, we are offering video and telephone consultations. Please call or email our office to discuss your options.
Menu Contact

Are you a Missouri resident with hernia mesh complications?

There are many types of surgical procedures that can prevent hernias from happening. While many of these treatments have proven successful, the hernia mesh surgery has been linked to incidents of adverse effects post- surgery.

In 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a safety warning about the risks linked to hernia mesh surgeries. These warnings have led to lawsuits filed by patients who suffered from complications from their procedures. There have also been product recalls made by three hernia mesh manufacturing companies -- Bard Davol, Atrium Medical Corporation and Ethicon.

What is a hernia mesh?

Hernia mesh is a term that refers to any type of surgical material that is used for the purpose of repairing and/or preventing the development of hernias. The material may be absorbable meaning that it dissolves in the body over time, or it can be made of polypropylenene (a type of synthetic plastic) or animal tissue.

These materials both provide barriers within the body that prevent hernias from breaking through bodily tissue. Hernia mesh has been shown to lower the recurrence of hernias, but it has also been linked with many complications.

What types of hernia mesh complications are most common?

Most often, the symptom that is experienced with problematic hernia mesh surgeries is pain. Many people experience moderate to severe pain long after their surgery, which can be debilitating. In addition, patients have reported the recurrence of hernias, as well as bowel obstructions and persistent infections.

Many of these symptoms can result from the effects of hernia mesh products that have been recalled and are no longer used. Therefore, if you are a hernia mesh surgery patient in Missouri, you may want to look into further treatment. You also have legal options regarding damages for the pain and suffering that you have endured as a result of these surgical interventions. There are currently class action lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of the faulty hernia mesh products.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • Super Lawyers
  • Avvo
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent | Martindale-Hubbell LawyerRating

Tell Us About Your Case. Get A Free Consultation Speak With A Compassionate, Devoted Attorney Today. Please Call 816-399-5149.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Email Us For A Response

Holman Schiavone, LLC
4600 Madison Avenue
Suite 810
Kansas City, MO 64112

Toll Free: 888-493-5074
Phone: 816-399-5149
Fax: 816-283-8739
Map & Directions

Review Us
Google Map