In a new product liability lawsuit filed against Ethicon, a Florida woman alleges that the company’s hernia repair product Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh is defective and poses an unreasonable risk of severe adverse reactions among patients. The plaintiff experienced painful complications with the Physiomesh used in a hernia repair, including the need for revision surgery. …. Read More
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In March 2017, plaintiffs filed a motion to consolidate 18 Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh lawsuits into a multi-district litigation (“MDL”) in the Middle District of Florida. All of the plaintiffs in the cases similarily allege that Physiomesh manufacturer Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, failed to provide appropriate warnings and instructions regarding the dangers …. Read More
Hernia repair patients from Canada implanted with Ethicon’s Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh have launched a class action lawsuit against the maker of the surgical mesh product. In its statement of claim, plaintiffs allege that there is a design defect in the Physiomesh that causes it to contract, tear, or migrate, leading to injuries such as …. Read More
In a new product liability lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary, a Texas woman claims that the Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh hernia repair patch she received caused problems including chronic pain, bowel adhesions, and recurrent hernia repair surgeries. Filed in Texas district court, the complaint alleges that defects in the hernia mesh product create …. Read More
In May 2016, Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon issued a recall of its Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh used in hernia repair surgeries after data from two European hernia registries indicated the product was associated with high revision rates. In an Urgent Field Safety Notice distributed to surgeons and operating room supervisors, Ethicon said the review …. Read More