Claims Against Ethicon Physiomesh For Hernias

In May 2016, Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, and the makers of Physiomesh products which are used for hernia repair, pulled several of their products from the market due to requests from Ethicon’s own Medical Safety Team. Ethicon failed to disclose the nature of the cause of the problems with...

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Side Effects:

Ethicon’s Physiomesh hernia repair products have left many patients with lingering side effects.  The unreliability of Physiomesh has caused many...

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History

Johnson and Johnson Incorporated their Ethicon Suture Laboratories and it became Ethicon Inc.
Ethicon introduced vaginal mesh implants designed to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence which are conditions that older women experience after menopause, childbirth or hysterectomy.
Ethicon releases Physiomesh to the market for hernia repair and to reinforce abdominal wall weaknesses.
Lawsuits against other Ethicon mesh products for transvaginal repair and organ prolapse started to materialize.
Ethicon removes four of their transvaginal mesh and organ prolapse mesh products from the market under pressure from the FDA.
Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon lost a verdict in a pelvic mesh case. The verdict was for $11.1 million.
Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon lost a verdict in another pelvic mesh case. The verdict was for $12.5 million.
Ethicon recalls its Physiomesh products off the market due to undisclosed reasons.
The first of many lawsuits are filed against Ethicon concerning Physiomesh failure and side effects requiring additional surgeries, unnecessary pain, and lingering health complications.
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What does Ethicon’s Physiomesh do?

Physiomesh was designed to repair hernias and reinforce weaknesses in the abdominal wall. A hernia is a tear or opening in the abdominal wall that can allow internal organs to push through the opening. Surgeons implant the Physiomesh device over weak spots or tears on the abdominal wall. In theory, this creates a strong barrier to prevent your organs from pushing...

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Lawsuit Information

In 2016, the first lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Physiomesh. Since then many other lawsuits have been filed due to the side effects and the need for reoperations in many patients who had the mesh implanted. Many patients that have had Physiomesh devices implanted for hernia repair have reported that they were not adequately educated about the risks...

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