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Injuries from Atrium C-Qur™ Surgical Mesh…Do You Have a Claim?

News / September 4, 2015

Are you considering filing a claim regarding injuries stemming from Atrium C-Qur™ Surgical Mesh? Attorneys at the Hollis Law Firm will review the specifics of your situation and may be able to provide options for filing a claim.

hernia mesh injurySurgical mesh is used during an open surgery to provide additional support to weakened or damaged tissue. In 2006, the Atrium C-Qur™ Surgical Mesh was approved by the FDA 510K approval program. This program allowed the Atrium C-Qur Surgical Mesh to be introduced to the healthcare market without rigorous pre-market research and studies, and the Atrium C-Qur Surgical Mesh has since been used in patients for hernia repair, chest wall reconstruction, traumatic wounds, and surgical wounds.

The Atrium C-Qur Surgical Mesh was marketed as featuring an all-natural Omega-3 gel coating, when, in fact, the coating is actually a blend of triglycerides and Omega-3 fatty acids, derived from a purified, pharmaceutical-grade fish oil.

Following multiple complaints in 2012 regarding infections and contamination associated with Atrium C-Qur Surgical Mesh, the FDA issued a warning letter to the Atrium Medical Corporation for not addressing these complaints. In 2013, the FDA issued a class 2 recall of the Atrium C-Qur Surgical Mesh, stating that the coating of the surgical mesh could adhere to the inner packaging when exposed to high humidity. Manufacturing and distribution of the Atrium C-Qur Surgical Mesh was stopped in February of 2015, and will not resume until the manufacturing, processing, packaging, holding, and distribution are found compliant by the FDA. Click here to learn more about the FDA’s actions regarding Atrium C-Qur Surgical Mesh.

If you or a loved one have suffered from complications due to the Atrium C-Qur Surgical Mesh and are considering filing a C-Qur hernia mesh lawsuit, it may be in your best interest to contact an attorney to discuss your case. The attorneys at Hollis Law Firm are currently reviewing cases on an individual basis. Call (800) 701-3672 or complete the contact form on this page to contact the Hollis Law Firm today. The Hollis Law Firm’s attorneys are now also reviewing all potential hernia mesh lawsuits.