Category: Medical Devices

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Surgery and Kugel® Patch

Every year, close to 750,000 hernia repair surgeries are performed in the United States. Traditionally, these surgeries were performed as “open” surgeries, requiring a large incision to be cut into the lower abdomen to allow surgeons the access and room...

Inguinal Hernia and Kugel® Patch

An inguinal hernia occurs when tissue protrudes through a weak area in the lower abdominal wall. The resulting bulge can be painful, especially when bending over, lifting a heavy object, or coughing. In many cases, the weakness in the abdominal...

Incisional Hernia and Kugel® Patch

An incisional hernia, also called a ventral hernia, is caused by the thinning of scar tissue at the site of a surgical incision. This causes a weakened area in the abdominal wall through which parts of the intestines or organs...

Ventral Hernia and Kugel® Patch

A ventral hernia, also called an incisional hernia, is caused by the stretching or thinning of scar tissue formed after surgery. This causes an area of weakness in the abdominal wall through which portions of the intestines or organs can...

What is the Kugel® Mesh Hernia Patch?

The Kugel patch was created by Dr. Robert D. Kugel in order to reduce the recovery time of hernia repair surgery and decrease the number of hernias that reappear. Surgery is the only cure for a hernia and over 750,000...

Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch Lawsuit

The Composix® Kugel® mesh hernia patch has been linked to serious, life-threatening side effects and has been voluntarily recalled by its manufacturer (Davol, Inc.) and in association with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Kugel Mesh Injuries abdominal abscess...

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Hernia Patch Recall Lawsuit

Physiomesh hernia mesh patch was withdrawn globally in May 2016 after being linked to an increased risk for recurrence (hernias re-opening) and revision surgery. In July 2013, Atrium recalled its C-QUR hernia mesh implants due to similar concerns.

Injured by a Defective Defibrillator?

Injured by a Defective Defibrillator?

The Medical Device and Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus exclusively on the representation of plaintiffs in defective defibrillator lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting...