Chattanooga, TN asked in Medical Malpractice and Products Liability for Tennessee

Q: I had hernia mesh surgery and am having lots of pain swelling the same symptoms as before do what info do I need to file

what information do I need to find out if I have a lawsuit I have gone back to the same dr and he wrote off my concerns do I need second opp it has only been 6 months since my surgery how long do I have to file a suit

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Peter N. Munsing

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  • Wyomissing, PA

A: A lawyer can't give medical opinions. You need to follow up with the surgeon and/or your internists. You may have a case if the mesh is the problem. First find out what your problem is. Generally statute of limitations is one year if surgery in Tennessee. As to the case against the manufacturer. Contact a member of the Tennessee Assn for Justice who handles medical products cases.

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