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Understanding Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Hernia mesh lawsuits might be necessary when a patient undergoes extreme complications following an operation. Patients suffer different kinds of hernias and corresponding surgical methods to correct each one, but many have involved using hernia mesh.

Hernia mesh is a medical device used to patch or repair hernias. Based on the surgical procedure and type of mesh used, and side effects after hernia repair surgery may emerge. There are many complexities involved in hernia mesh surgery that may cause pain. If you or your loved ones are suffering from hernia mesh complications you can file for hernia mesh lawsuit settlements. It is also important that you contact one of the lawyers after you start to have complications with hernia net. 

Over 800,000 hernia repairs are performed from the U.S. every year. While surgical meshes have been used for decades, there are many reasons why some meshes which are presently in use have a propensity to cause pain, disease, and even neglect –finally requiring corrective/revision operation and additional recuperation time.

Over time, side effects from hernia mesh may include:

  • Chronic pain
  • Swelling
  • Inflammatory, allergic or hypersensitivity reaction
  • Encapsulation or"folding over" of the net
  • Adhesion to bowels or other organs
  • Organ perforation
  • Intestinal obstructions
  • Mesh migration
  • Fistulas

There are 50,000+ suits filed in the U.S. associated with hernia net processes and this number continues to rise. The experienced legal team can assess your particular situation during a free consultation.

Those suffering from complications after receiving a hernia mesh implant might qualify for compensation. Begin a conversation with the lawyers about a hernia net lawsuit today.