A Louisiana man has filed a product liability lawsuit against Atrium Medical Corporation, alleging that complications of the company’s C-Qur hernia mesh caused him to suffer serious internal injuries and infections. The complaint was filed by Carl Smith in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on February 25, and accuses Atrium of negligence, failure to warn, strict liability, negligent misrepresentation and breach of warranty. If you believe you have been adversely affected by side effects of a medical device like Atrium’s C-Qur hernia mesh, contact an experienced product liability lawyer today to discuss filing a complaint against the product manufacturing company.
In October 2012, the FDA issued a warning letter to C-Qur maker Atrium Medical Corporation, citing the company for failing to respond to consumer complaints about its hernia mesh device and other products. The FDA accused the company at the time of failing to adequately investigate complaints associated with C-Qur device failures and infection injuries. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries associated with a defective consumer product, your first course of action after seeking medical attention should be to consult a lawyer with experience handling product liability cases. Our consumer advocates at the Consumer Justice Foundation are dedicated to protecting the rights of injured consumers and can help you get in touch with a qualified attorney today.