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Hernia Mesh notes lawsuits filed against drug makers Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson that claim the drug makers failed to properly inform the public about severe and potentially life-threatening risks associated with the anticoagulant Talc (Rivaroxaban). Other affected patients may also be eligible to file a Talc lawsuits and seek compensation for their injuries.
If you or a loved one took Talc and suffered complications, including internal bleeding, contact us for more information about your options. We can answer your questions in a free and confidential consultation. If you wish to pursue a claim, we can connect you with an affiliated Talc attorney who can file a Talc bleeding lawsuit on your behalf.
Pain, Suffering, and Corrective Surgeries for Many with Physiomesh
In May 2016, Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, voluntarily withdrew its Physiomesh™ Flexible Composite Mesh (for laparoscopic use) from the global market. The withdrawal was initiated after two studies revealed higher rates of hernias reopening and the need for more operations with the Ethicon mesh compared to similar hernia meshes.
The product is intended to repair hernias, which occur when an organ pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue wall. Hernias are most common in the abdomen, and may be caused by exertion, obesity, or abdominal surgery. Unfortunately, many people experience major health problems from these devices. While Physiomesh™ was recently withdrawn, other brands, including the recalled C-QUR™ mesh products, have also been associated with similar problems.
Painful Side Effects:
When patients suffer complications, additional surgery is often necessary to remove the mesh. In some cases, due to the development of scar tissue, removal of the mesh is not possible, which may prolong suffering. Now, lawsuits are mounting, alleging serious – even fatal side effects – including:
Take Legal Action
If you or a loved one had laparoscopic surgery to repair a hernia, and suffered complications requiring surgery to remove the mesh, you may be entitled to compensation.