Hernia Mesh Causing Pain & Injury: Should You Make a Claim?

Hernia mesh procedures have been widely reported to cause pain and injury to hernia patients in recent years. Surgical procedures wherein a surgeon applies a hernia mesh is intended to relieve pain and discomfort. In some hernia mesh manufacturers have recalled meshes due to their dysfunction. Suppose you or a loved one has undergone hernia surgery wherein you received a hernia mesh implant, and some complications resulted in pain or harm. In that case, you may be eligible to file a compensation claim.

Complications of Hernia Mesh Implants

If you’re thinking of getting a hernia mesh procedure or your doctor has suggested it. You should be aware of the potential complications. The mesh may adhere to your internal tissues, and you may experience extreme abdominal pain, bowel obstructions, perforated organs, infection, hernia recurrence, groin or testicular pain, or cancer. A faulty hernia mesh could require you to undergo additional surgeries to remove the mesh or correct the answers in some cases. If you experience any of these issues, you may be eligible to file for compensation. With the help of an experienced personal injury attorney, you must also be able to prove that the above complications were directly resultant from medical malpractice, defective hernia mesh design, improper hernia mesh labeling, or manufacturing defect. If you can prove that the hernia mesh complication was a direct result of a manufacturer’s negligence, you will likely be compensated for your damages.

Eligible Damages

If you suffered complications from your hernia mesh implant. It’s essential to know what expenses you are eligible to be compensated for. You may be eligible to file a claim for damages from pain and suffering. This will be quantified differently depending on your state. You may also be eligible to recover costs from hospital stays, medicine, or other medical professional help. If the hernia mesh caused you to need additional attention. You may also claim lost wages. If you missed work or were fired due to healing from the hernia mesh implant complication. You can also file claims for travel to and from medical appointments that dealt with complications or injury.

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