A woman from Tennessee has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, against Atrium Medical Corporation, Getinge AB, and Maquet Cardiovascular US Sales, LLC, over complications she faced after being implanted with Atrium C-Qur V-Patch that she received to treat an incarcerated ventral hernia. She now seeks compensation for injuries and complications for the same.
The plaintiffs involved in hernia patch lawsuits allege that Atrium knew or should have known about problems with the C-Qur V-Patch, but withheld information from consumers and the medical community. And that they quietly removed certain products from the market rather than issuing a formal Atrium C-Qur mesh recall. In December 2016, all Atrium C-Qur lawsuits were consolidated before U.S. District Judge Landya McCafferty in the District of New Hampshire, for coordinated pretrial proceedings. Judge McCafferty is expected to schedule a series of early “bellwether” trials.