The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation just order that an MDL be formed.
It is transferring Davol/Bard hernia mesh cases to the Southern District of Ohio. The Honorable Edmund A. Sargus Jr. will manage this docket.
About Davol/Bard Hernia Mesh isducts
Hernia mesh are made of polypropylene and used in laparoscopic hernia surgery. According to the FDA, as many as 800,000 hernia repair surgeries are performed every year.
The Davol/Bard hernia mesh products can lead to severe complications, including needing surgery to remove the mesh product. Other complications include perforated organs, rejection of the mesh, infections, nerve damage, and adhesion to organs.
Defective Davol/Bard hernia products include:
• Bard 3DMax Hernia Mesh
• Bard Composix Kugel
• Composix Kugel Hernia Mesh Patch
• Supramesh IP Composite
• Marlex Mesh
Thousands of hernia mesh victims have filed lawsuits against Bard, and their corporate subsidiary, Davol. Our hernia mesh attorneys at KBA can help. Any patients who have suffered from unexpected and severe complications related to hernia mesh procedures, should contact a qualified attorney immediately.