Injury Claims Involving PerFix Hernia Patch Denied Dismissal In Missouri

(March 9, 2016, 7:05 AM EST) -- ST. LOUIS — A Missouri federal judge on Feb. 29 denied a motion by C.R. Bard Inc. and subsidiary Davol Inc. to dismiss a plaintiff’s claim involving the PerFix Plug hernia mesh device (Francis X. Joyce, et al. v. Davol, Inc., et al., No. 15-468, E.D. Mo., E. Div.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24203).

(Joyce opinion available. Document #28-160317-002Z.)

In 2005, Francis X. Joyce underwent surgery to repair a right inguinal hernia in which a PerFix Plug made by C.R. Bard was used. Joyce alleges that...
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