Atrium C-Qur Injuries
Mar 2, 2017
Atrium Medical Continues to Face C-Qur Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuits
A new C-Qur (pronounced "secure") hernia mesh personal injury lawsuit was filed against Atrium Medical in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. The plaintiff alleges that the hernia mesh is defective and caused injuries, including abdominal pain. The lawsuit also alleges that, due to the faulty nature of the C-Qur, the plaintiff's hernia returned and caused further complications. The plaintiff alleges...
Feb 15, 2017
Hernia Mesh Implants and High Rate of Recurrence Surgeries
A hernia forms when the abdominal wall weakens, bulges, or tears. This causes the inner lining of the abdomen to protrude and form a sac outside of the abdomen. Abdominal contents, such as the small intestine, can move into and get stuck in this sac. Hernias may occur in different areas, but the most common site is the groin, according to Lifescript.com.
Hernias may be asymptomatic (produce no symptoms) or cause slight to...
Feb 7, 2017
Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Filed Against Ethicon, Atrium Medical
Hernia mesh litigation continues to move forward, with lawsuits alleging that the mesh devices caused complications; device makers are accused of failing to warn about the risks. Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit is being sued over its Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh after the device was withdrawn from the market. Atrium Medical is also facing hernia mesh litigation. Lawsuits allege adverse events from the C-Qur (pronounced...
Nov 29, 2016
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) is scheduled to hear oral arguments about consolidating federally filed lawsuits involving Atrium Medical Corp.'s C-Qur line of polypropylene surgical mesh for hernia repair.
Court documents indicate that at least 15 cases involving Atrium's C-Qur line of surgical mesh products are now pending in federal courts across the country. The plaintiffs allegedly experienced severe and debilitating complications when C-Qur was used in hernia...
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