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Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Get the Compensation You Deserve: Call Our Our Albany Injury Lawyer at (229) 999-4476

If you experienced complications from a hernia mesh that was implanted during surgery, you may be able to recover compensation for the medical expenses, pain/suffering, and lost wages that resulted. Our Albany, GA hernia mesh attorney can help you understand your legal options, such as pursuing a personal injury lawsuit, for recovering compensation and holding the responsible party liable. When you work with us, you are our top priority, and we will focus all of our attention on building a strategy designed to obtain a favorable outcome for you.

Call the Law Offices of William F. Underwood, III, P.C.at (229) 999-4476 to discuss your hernia mesh case.

About Hernia Mesh & Its Complications

A hernia develops when pressure forces an organ or intestine through a weak spot in muscle or tissue. Hernias can occur in the groin, abdomen, thigh or belly button and can cause discomfort or pain.

A few options are available to treat a hernia, but if it continues to grow or causes pain, doctors often recommend surgery. During the operation, a surgeon may implant a hernia mesh that provides additional support at the weak point to prevent the hernia from recurring. Although this operation is intended to treat problems associated with hernias, some patients have suffered complications.

Patients have reported various complications caused by defective hernia mesh implants. Because of this, many manufacturers have recalled the devices, and they are no longer being used. Recently, Ethicon took its Physiomesh off the market after studies found it caused severe side effects in patients, and additional operations were needed. Similarly, Atrium issued a recall of its C-QUR mesh after it was found to cause adverse effects. Unfortunately, many patients had defective hernia mesh products implanted before they were recalled, and those patients may experience complications because of the implant.

Common hernia mesh complications include:

  • Chronic pain
  • Infection
  • Hernia recurrence
  • Bowel obstructions
  • Mesh breakdown
  • Mesh migration

Your Case Is Our Top Priority

Suffering unexpected and painful complications after surgery can be incredibly painful and frustrating. At the Law Offices of William F. Underwood, III, P.C., we understand that you are going through a difficult time. We are committed to providing you with high-quality service to help ease the legal burdens associated with your case. We have experience handling similar cases and have been successful in recovering compensation for injured individuals, and we are ready to do the same for you.

Call us at (229) 999-4476 or contact us online to schedule a case evaluation.
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