Atrium Medical Accused Of Hiding Surgical Mesh Risks

By Steven Trader (January 9, 2017, 4:27 PM EST) -- A New Hampshire man who supposedly suffered an adverse reaction after his hernia was patched with a polypropylene mesh product launched a lawsuit Monday in federal court claiming the product's maker, Atrium Medical Corp., was negligent and hid the device's dangers.

James Brown and his wife, Kimberly, contend Atrium negligently designed and fraudulently convinced doctors that its C-Qur mesh product was safe when in fact the company knew the polypropylene surgical netting was biologically incompatible with human tissue and carried the risk of causing serious medical complications in patients.  

"Defendant Atrium made representations with the intent of inducing the medical community...

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