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1st Ethicon Physiomesh lawsuit to head to trial

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Inc. will defend itself in the first Physiomesh lawsuit to go to trial next year.

The trial is scheduled for Jan. 22, 2018 in Illinois’ Southern District.

Medical device giant Ethicon Inc. is facing allegations that its hernia mesh product Physiomesh is causing an increasing number of complications in patients. The company withdrew the hernia mesh from the market last year citing an increased risk of …

Do I have a Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuit?

If you’ve been injured by Ethicon’s Physiomesh or Atrium Medical’s C-Qur hernia mesh, you may be entitled to financial compensation.

To see if you qualify for a case, contact the experienced lawyers at McEwen Law Firm today. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you and answer any questions you may have.

Call 1-800-732-3070 to speak with a member of our legal team for …

Studies link Physiomesh to complications

Several studies published in various medical journals have compared the Physiomesh to other meshes on the market and found Ethicon’s Physiomesh caused significant complications.

One study published in the journal Surgical Endoscopy in March 2016 intended to compare Ethicon’s Physiomesh with Bard Davol’s Ventralight mesh in 100 patients at a single hospital. But researchers cut the study short after some of the patients implanted with the Physiomesh suffered recurring …

JPMDL Centralizes Hernia Mesh Litigation

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) created MDL 2782 to hear 70 hernia mesh actions pending against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, Inc. from 36 federal district courts before Judge Richard W. Story in the Northern District of Georgia.

The case is In Re: Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation.

All of the actions share common factual questions arising out of allegations that defects in defendants’ Physiomesh hernia mesh can …