Transvaginal Mesh Injury Lawsuits

A July 2011 FDA alert warns of serious complications associated with transvaginal mesh patches when implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI). That same year, the New England Journal of Medicine compared vaginal mesh to colporrhaphy, a traditional treatment of POP, and found vaginal mash carries greater risks, including:

Transvaginal Mesh News Alert:

transvaginal mesh patch, vaginal mesh injury attorneysNovember 2014: Jurors in two separate trials sided against vaginal mesh manufacturer Boston Scientific. In a West Virginia case, the jury awarded four women who filed lawsuits against the company $18.5 million. In another case in Florida, the jury awarded $26.7 million to four injured women. Thousands of lawsuits remained pending against Boston Scientific and numerous other vaginal mesh manufacturers.

These verdicts are not the only ones mesh victims have won. They represent a major victory for the thousands of women who have filed or plan to file transvaginal mesh lawsuits

Transvaginal Mesh Patch Failures Include Erosion, Infection

According to the FDA, significant complications resulting from transvaginal mesh patches are not rare and commonly include:

Less frequent problems included:

If you have suffered complications due to the implantation of a transvaginal patch to treat POP or SUI, contact the experienced medical device lawyers of Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC for a free consultation today by calling us toll-free at (800) 641-0098 or by filling out the form on this page. All inquires are completely confidential.

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Over 68,000 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Filed Already

More than 68,000 women across the U.S. have filed lawsuits at the federal and state levels against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh patches, including:

What Should You Do If You Have Suffered Complications?

If you have suffered complications due to the implantation of a transvaginal patch to treat POP or SUI, you are not alone, and may have a right to compensation. By filing a claim against the surgical mesh manufacturer, you could receive compensation for medical costs, lost wages, other financial burdens and for the pain and suffering caused by this defective medical device. You will also send a clear message to the manufacturer that it is unacceptable to sell medical devices that harm innocent people.

List of Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers

Some of the more common polypropylene mesh products of concern are for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) are:

CR Bard (with Sofradim Production S.A.S. and/or Tissue Science Laboratories Limited)

Ethicon/Johnson & Johnson

American Medical Systems

Boston Scientific

Coloplast (with Mpathy and/or Mentor)

Caldera

Tyco

Covidien

Medical Device Injury Attorneys for Vaginal Mesh

Contact the experienced medical device lawyers of Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC. for a free initial consultation. We will listen to your story and explain your legal rights to help you choose the best course of action for your claim.