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
Have You Experienced Complications from the Mesh?
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