Hernia Mesh

Hernias occur when an internal organ is pushed through a tear or gap in the surrounding muscle or tissue, resulting in a visible bulge in the area. Common areas in which hernias can develop include the abdomen, upper thigh, belly button and groin.

Who is at risk?

Construction workers, assembly line workers, and general laborers who bend and complete heavy lifting tasks and projects are at risk for developing hernias. There are also genetic factors that make increase the risk of developing a hernia for some people.

What is Hernia Mesh?

Hernia Mesh devices are thin plastic or resin sutures coated with a collagen material and implanted by a surgeon to patch or repair the area where a hernia has occurred. Some of the more modern Hernia Mesh devices are thin plastic or resin sutures coated with a collagen material to prevent the fusing of the mesh with an organ, such as the intestines.

Have you Experienced Complications from Hernia Mesh?

If you’ve struggled with pain, bowel perforation or obstruction, adhesion, or mesh migration, you have experienced complications from Hernia Mesh surgery.  These generally require an additional revision surgery to remove the mesh product, and retreat the hernia. If not treated in a timely manner, these complications are potentially life-threatening.

How are complications from Hernia Mesh treated?

Complications are treated with revision surgery, which can be even more invasive than the first surgery, and can require a longer recovery period. If your hernia reoccurred, if the mesh migrated or contracted, or if the mesh failed and your are experiencing severe pain, you could be a candidate for Hernia Mesh Revision Surgery.

Who manufactures Hernia Mesh?

While there are over 70 companies in the U.S. that manufacture Hernia Mesh, these are the major manufacturers here in the U.S. Hernia Mesh manufacturers use different materials in their product lines, each with identifiable benefits and risks.

Major Manufacturers Producing Hernia Mesh Include:

  • Atrium Medical
  • Braun Melsungen, AG
  • R. Bard
  • Ethicon

The Dunken Law Approach to Representing Hernia Mesh Patients

You might have a legal claim if you have injuries that include erosion, organ perforation, allergic reaction and mesh migration, and your surgery occurred after 2000. The Dunken Law Approach is hyper client-focused: with our high-touch client concierge platform you’ll receive regular litigation updates, customized content to explain the mass tort process, and proactive communication. You’ll further benefit from our 3-tiered case evaluation system that ranks your case in terms of projected final recovery. Speak to one of our knowledgeable case management specialists and receive a free legal consultation. Use the form on this page to get started.