Defective Product

Portner & Shure Law Firm Serving Maryland, Virginia & Washington D.C.


Suffering from a hernia is a common medical condition that is often treated surgically by doctors implanting a Hernia Mesh. However, certain types of hernia mesh have been found to cause chronic pain, bowel obstruction, and severe infections. Often times, these conditions get become so painful, that many patients have to return to their doctor and have the mesh removed and/or replaced. Even if it’s been several years since your first implant surgery, the type of mesh used during that surgery could be the cause of your problems.

Over 15,000 lawsuits have already been filed against Bayer for complications resulting from Essure, the birth-control medical device that has since been recalled. Essure is a medical device that’s designed to provide women a permanent birth control option. Since its distribution on the market, thousands of women begun to experience severe pain and other health problems. There have been 48 reported deaths that were caused by Essure complications.