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Has My Hernia Mesh Been Recalled?

August 10, 2019 | Mass Torts

Hernia mesh – the surgical device used to treat inguinal, femoral, incisional, ventral, umbilical, and hiatal hernias – is involved in nearly 90% of hernia repair operations. Problematically, surgical hernia mesh has earned a reputation for its often-serious defects, resulting in significant post-operation injuries and widespread recalls by both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration… read more

Types of Injuries and Complications from Defective Hernia Mesh

August 6, 2019 | Mass Torts

Hernias – which are described by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an injury that occurs when an internal organ, intestine or fatty tissue is forced through a tear, hole, weak spot, or gap in the surrounding muscle or connective tissue – are commonly treated by surgical mesh. These operations are among the… read more

More Than $5 Billion Awarded By Juries to Cancer Patients: Federal Probe of Johnson & Johnson Begins

August 5, 2019 | Litigation Updates

Johnson & Johnson is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice  for its rumored omission of vital information regarding the use of cancer-causing asbestos fibers in its talcum powder products. The company announced in February 2019 that the U.S. Justice Department was launching a federal probe. The probe is essentially a criminal investigation to… read more