Hernia mesh is a medical device that causes patients severe and debilitating complications. Several types of consolidated actions regarding defective hernia mesh products, such as Multi-District Litigations (MDL), Multi-County Litigations (MCL), and class actions.
During our time working on hernia mesh cases, we have reviewed many scientific studies detailing the dangers of using these products in human beings. In spite of the available scientific data, hernia mesh manufacturers continued to make products that are defective and dangerous.
Indeed, in April of 2016, the FDA put out an article explaining that “[m]any complications related to hernia repair with surgical mesh that have been reported have been associated with recalled products that are no longer on the on the market.”
Hernia mesh causes so many complications because it is made from polypropylene, a type of plastic that is dirt cheap. In fact, the Polypropylene Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for a type of polypropylene used in many hernia mesh products. The MSDS notes “Prohibited Uses: Applications involving permanent implantation into the body.” However, the manufacturers of many hernia mesh products continue to use polypropylene and deny that polypropylene degrades and contracts.
At Babin Law, LLC we are working hard to get justice for our clients that have suffered from injuries as a result of defective hernia mesh products.
If you or a loved one has been injured by hernia mesh products, you might have a case. Common complications from defective hernia mesh products include:
- Mesh migration
- Organ perforation
- Mesh erosion
- Hernia recurrence
- Bowel removal
- Mesh shrinkage
- Swelling of abdomen
- Testicle removal
- Chronic pain
If you are suffering from injuries related to defective hernia mesh products, call us today at 614-384-7035. Tell us your story. We are here to listen and help.