Medical professionals have used the Ventralex ST Hernia Patch for hernia repair. However, patients receiving the hernia patch are reporting serious complications following implant surgery. If you are experiencing side effects or a hernia recurrence, contact the Law Offices of Ogle, Elrod & Baril, PLLC.
Our law firm can pursue compensation on your behalf. This can cover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses resulting from the medical device. Call our Ventralex ST Hernia Patch complications lawyer for a free, no-obligation case review at 865-546-1111. We represent patients and their families across the country.
Reviewing Your Ventralex ST Hernia Patch Complications Case
We want you to tell us about the complications you experienced with the Ventralex ST Hernia Patch following your surgery.
Doctors use Ventralex ST Hernia Patches in several types of hernia repair, according to the manufacturer, Davol Inc., a subsidiary of C.R. Bard, Inc. This includes ventral, incisional, umbilical, and epigastric hernia repair.
Our Ventralex ST Hernia Patch complications lawyer can pursue compensation. This compensation can help pay for your medical bills. It can also cover the income you may have lost because the complications prevented you from going to work.
If you had the hernia patch removed, you may be able to get reimbursed for your revision surgery.
Tell us about your experience. Call our Ventralex ST Hernia Patch complications lawyer at 865-546-1111 to schedule a free case review.
We Work on a Contingency Fee Basis
At the Law Offices of Ogle, Elrod & Baril, PLLC, we work on hernia mesh complications cases on a contingency fee basis. That means you do not have to pay us unless we win compensation in your case.
By working on contingency, we can begin an investigation of your case without you having to worry about paying upfront fees. Faulty medical device cases can be complex and take time to prepare. But we can use our law firm’s resources to start working on your case immediately.
We handle all aspects of the case so that you can focus on getting your life back on track. While you are recovering, we can work to get you the compensation for the injuries you suffered.
Hernia Mesh Complications Reported to the FDA
Patients across the country have filed adverse events reports with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These reports describe complications with surgical hernia mesh. This includes the Ventralex ST Hernia Patch.
The reports claimed that some patients had one or more surgeries to remove the hernia mesh because of the severe side effects.
The adverse reactions associated with the Ventralex ST Hernia Patch include:
- Adhesions to internal organs
- Allergic reaction
- Fistula formation
- Hematomas (collection of blood outside of blood vessels)
- Hernia recurrence
- Mesh exposure
- Seroma (fluid buildup)
According to Davol Inc., additional complications of bowel or skin perforation and infection can occur. This may happen if the monofilament contained in the patch receives damage during operation.
The FDA and Surgical Hernia Mesh
The FDA has published warnings about complications associated with surgical hernia mesh products.
According to the FDA, commonly reported problems with hernia mesh include:
- hernia recurrence, and
- mesh adhesion.
The FDA, however, said these reports specified hernia mesh products that are no longer on the market.
But hernia mesh implant patients across the country are filing adverse events reports with the FDA over products that are still on the market. These reports include complaints about the Ventralex ST Hernia Patch.
If you are not sure whether a doctor used a Ventralex ST Hernia Patch in your surgery, the Law Offices of Ogle, Elrod & Baril, PLLC can help you. We can obtain your medical records to determine the brand and manufacturer of the hernia mesh you received.
We handle cases involving a variety of surgical mesh products. Call us at 865-546-1111 for a free consultation.
Recoverable Damages from Ventralex ST Hernia Patch Complications
The Law Offices of Ogle, Elrod & Baril, PLLC, can file a lawsuit to pursue compensation. The lawsuit will focus on the complications and side effects you experienced from the Ventralex ST Hernia Patch.
We will work hard to negotiate a full and fair settlement of your case. However, if we cannot reach a settlement, we can take your case to court.
Some of the damages you may be able to recover from your Ventralex ST Hernia Patch complications cover:
- Medical expenses, including costs of treating your complications
- Cost for revision surgery
- Lost wages
- Loss of earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
If someone you loved died because of complications from a Ventralex ST Hernia Patch or another surgical hernia mesh product, call us. We may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit on your behalf.
Learn more about the damages you can recover from a wrongful death lawsuit. Contact our Ventralex ST Hernia Patch complications lawyer at 865-546-1111.
Lawsuits over Bard’s Surgical Mesh Products
Hernia mesh implant patients and their family members have filed lawsuits against C.R. Bard, Inc. and its subsidiary, Davol Inc., over the manufacturers’ various surgical mesh products. Some plaintiffs have received multimillion jury awards.
Patients allege in their lawsuits that the surgical mesh products are defective. They also allege that the manufacturers failed to warn about the serious injuries the medical devices can cause patients.
Meeting Lawsuit Filing Deadlines
You have a limited time to file a lawsuit over defective medical devices. Contact us as soon as possible and we can begin an investigation of your Ventralex ST Hernia Patch complications case.
The Law Offices of Ogle, Elrod & Baril, PLLC will file the legal paperwork. You can spend your time recovering from your hernia mesh complications.
Call Our Ventralex ST Hernia Patch Complications Lawyer for a Free Consultation
If you or a loved one experienced complications or side effects following hernia repair surgery using Ventralex ST Hernia Patch, call us.