Las Vegas Hernia Mesh Attorney

If you have experienced serious complications related to a hernia repair procedure performed with hernia mesh, schedule a consultation with an experienced Las Vegas hernia mesh attorney at Cogburn Law Offices. We can tell you if you may be eligible to file a claim for compensation for the injury you have suffered.

A hernia occurs when a portion of an organ protrudes through the wall of the cavity containing it. Common types of hernias include:

Hernia repair is a common medical procedure, performed either laparoscopically or with traditional, open surgery. Hernia mesh is used in open and laparoscopic procedures to reinforce the area where the organ is protruding to help prevent recurrence.

Unfortunately, serious complications and adverse events related to hernia mesh have been reported to the FDA. Many of these injuries were suffered by patients whose hernias were repaired using hernia mesh products that have since been recalled or taken off the market.

Complications with Hernia Mesh

Hernia mesh injuries reported to the FDA, many of which occurred among patients repaired with products that have been recalled or taken off the market, include:

Many patients suffering complications with hernia mesh have needed additional surgery to remove or revise the mesh, remove a portion of the bowel or injured organ, or a colostomy to bypass a damaged portion of the colon.

Hernia Mesh Products Recalled or Removed from the Market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled several hernia mesh products, and others have been voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer, or have had numerous reports of adverse events:

Hernia Mesh Injury Claims for Compensation

If you have suffered complications after hernia repair surgery with hernia mesh, you may be eligible to sue the manufacturer of the mesh for negligence. You may be entitled to claim compensation for your medical bills, including revision surgery, lost wages, loss of future earnings, and pain and suffering.

Contact a Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney Today

If you suffered complications from hernia mesh used in surgery, call a skilled Las Vegas hernia mesh attorney at Cogburn Law Offices today for a free case consultation.