Did Your Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh Fail?
McGartland Law is currently investigating possible lawsuits on behalf of patients who have experienced health problems related to failure of the Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh Implant. If you or someone you love required surgery due to an implant, you may be eligible to seek compensation for damages, including medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Let the experienced team with McGartland Law help you explore your legal options. Our firm offers no-cost and no-obligation initial consultations. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to discuss the details of your case.
Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh is used as a way to support or correct abnormalities in the abdominal wall and along the organs within the abdominal cavity. The flexible mesh is placed between two thin layers of polymer film. Over the past few years, the FDA has received many reports concerning issues with the mesh that have resulted in its failure to perform its intended purpose. Many people have filed Physiomesh lawsuits to help them pay for the treatment they need to regain their health.
Physiomesh failures have been associated with bowel obstructions, recurring hernias, infections, and other complaints. These complications have forced the patient to undergo additional surgical procedures to remove the mesh and replace it with a different device. Because the thin polymer film are broken down and eventually absorbed by the body, the mesh may be causing additional damage to the tissues it was originally designed to protect.
Signs That Your Physiomesh Has Failed
The failure of a Physiomesh device can cause many different symptoms. A few of the most common complaints reported in Physiomesh lawsuits that have been associated with this type of failure include:
- Inflammation and redness
- Recurring hernias
- Blockages or obstructions of the intestinal tract
- Sharp abdominal pain
- Vomiting and nausea
- Unexplained illness or symptoms that seem to have no real cause
- Additional procedures, either surgical or laporoscopic, designed to correct secondary hernias
No two set of symptoms will be the same. If you experience one or more of the symptoms and they last for longer than a few hours, you should immediately seek medical attention.
What Can You Do?
If you have had a Physiomesh device implanted to correct structural abnormalities in the abdomen and have started to have severe symptoms with no other apparent cause, you device may be failing. Never take chances with your health. If the pain persists and there is still no apparent cause, visit your doctor immediately. If your Physiomesh device is the cause, you should contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. They will review your case and determine whether or not you have grounds for a lawsuit.
If your Physiomesh device fails and starts to cause serious symptoms, it can have a dramatic impact on your quality of life. Additional surgeries can result in loss of work, missed days with your family, and a higher risk of infection or other complications. Contact a personal injury attorney to find out how they can help you get compensation for your injury. They will be able to get you the compensation you need to cover your additional medical expenses as well as any time you will have to miss from work. Don't wait to find out! Call a personal injury attorney today to have all of your questions answered. There are many others who have filed Physiomesh lawsuits and received compensation. You deserve to get the help you need!