Every year about 50,000 Canadians undergo operations to correct hernias using surgical mesh products. Up to 20 per cent of people who have procedures involving these implants experience complications. These include infection, nerve damage, adhesions, bowel obstructions, chronic pain and, in serious or untreated cases, death.

A comprehensive consumer awareness campaign has been launched to better inform and educate Canadians about the risks of defective hernia mesh products and how victims may be eligible to participate in a mass tort legal action (individual lawsuit) against manufacturers of these products.

The campaign includes:

This extensive campaign, launched by Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP, is just one community awareness program designed to better assist victims of various defective products, including Abilify, Asbestos, J&J Talcum Powder, Taxotere and various defective medical devices and implants.

To learn more about HSH’s defective hernia mesh lawsuit, please contact hernia mesh lawyer Paul Miller at PMiller@hshlawyers.com or 416-646-3901.

To arrange an interview with Mr. Miller, please contact Pamela Foster at 416-847-1064 or email at media@hshlawyers.com.


About Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP

Formed in 2000, Howie, Sacks & Henry (HSH) is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s top personal injury law firms. With a mission to handle serious personal injury cases with compassion and professionalism, HSH strives to ensure its clients receive adequate compensation for their pain, suffering, damages and future needs.

HSH has expertise in all areas of personal injury law including motor vehicle accidents, accident benefit claims, slip and fallslong term disability, medical malpractice, fatal accidents, and brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries.

HSH advances mass tort claims and class actions on behalf of people injured by dangerous products, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Victims who have suffered exposure to asbestos, cancer caused by the use of baby powder, the side effects of pharmaceutical drugs like Taxotere and Abilify, and those adversely impacted by defective medical devices, including St. Jude Defibrillators and Hernia Mesh, trust HSH’s product liability lawyers to represent their interests and advocate for their needs as they fight for justice.