There have been thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits filed. The plaintiffs and their hernia mesh lawyers allege that the medical device caused chronic pain, serious infection, a bowel obstruction, perforated the lining of the abdomen or other internal organs, and caused adhesions to develop. Several plaintiffs required revision surgery. The most common defendants named in the lawsuits are Ethicon, C.R.
Author: Mitch Grissim, Esq., Mitch Grissim & Associates A recent Bair Hugger lawsuit victory was given to 3M Co. Federal jurors decided on May 30, 2018, that the plaintiff, a South Carolina man, did not prove that 3M’s Bair Hugger patient-warming device caused him to develop a serious surgical infection. The plaintiff alleged that the device had a defective
Hernia mesh is a popular surgical solution for individuals who have hernias. Most hernias that require surgical repair now involve hernia mesh. The purpose of hernia mesh is to provide support to the tissue that was damaged. Many hernia mesh options are made from synthetic materials and animal tissue. Some are absorbed by the body and some aren’t. There’s even
Wal-Mart is one of the nation’s biggest retailers and they are embroiled in another lawsuit. Imagine if you went to Wal-Mart and purchased a bicycle for yourself or for your child. It seems like a great deal. You get a bicycle at a reasonable price and Wal-Mart offers to put the bicycle together for you for free. Now imagine your
Although the oil and gas industry keeps many people employed, it is tainted with accident after accident. These accidents don’t just affect oil and gas workers. They often affect entire communities. Residents of Torrance, California are filing a class action lawsuit against Exxon Mobile. On February 15, 2015, an Exxon refinery in Torrance exploded. Ash rained down from the sky