In May 2016, Ethicon recalled all unused stock of Physiomesh in Europe and Australia while issuing a market withdrawal in the United States. Two large European studies found higher rates of hernia recurrence and re-operation compared to similar hernia patches.
If you or a loved one underwent hernia surgery between 2010 and 2016 and then suffered serious complications – you may be entitled to financial compensation.
Complications associated with Physiomesh include: Chronic Pain, Infection, Adhesions, Mesh Migration, Re-opening of the hernia, And Other Serious Injuries, many of which often require additional surgery.
In 2010, a patient was awarded $1.5 million after he suffered severe internal injuries when his hernia mesh patch broke inside his body. In 2011, C.R. Bard paid a $184 million settlement to resolve over 3,000 hernia mesh lawsuits.
If you or a loved one underwent a hernia mesh surgery between 2010 – 2016 and experienced:
- A revision surgery
You may be entitled to significant compensation from the manufacturer.
There are time deadlines to file a claim so don’t wait — act now.