Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit
Transvaginal mesh is used in women experiencing pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), yet it can cause serious injuries.
Contact the defective medical device lawyers at Janet, Janet & Suggs today for a free, no obligation consultation if you have experienced organ perforation, infection, erosion of your transvaginal mesh or other side effects. Members of our accomplished team are currently in leadership positions within the litigation of this defective product. We can help you determine if you have a case and are entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more.
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Transvaginal Mesh and Its Dangers/Defects Reported to the FDA
POP and SUI are common conditions that women experience after childbirth, a hysterectomy or menopause. POP occurs when a woman’s pelvic muscles weaken and the pelvic organs, including the bladder, rectum and uterus, drop into the vaginal cavity. SUI occurs when the muscles that control the ability to hold urine become weak and do not work, resulting in the bladder leaking urine. Physicians surgically place mesh transvaginally to hold up the bladder or organs dropping into the vaginal cavity.
Transvaginal mesh products may cause serious complications such as infection, organ perforation and erosion of the mesh into the vaginal tissues. Those who suffered from negative effects of Transvaginal Mesh have reported the following:
- Chronic vaginal drainage
- Erosion of the vaginal tissue
- Feeling as though something is protruding from the vagina
- Lower back and/or pelvic pain
- Mesh trim or removal in doctor’s office
- One or more surgeries to repair or remove mesh
- Dyspareunia or Pain during intercourse
- Perforations of the bowel, bladder or blood vessels
- Pressure or feeling of “fullness” in the lower abdomen
- Urinary problems
- Vaginal bleeding
- Vaginal and urinary infections
- Vaginal pain not related to intercourse
- Vaginal scarring
Women who have experienced any of these side effects after having a transvaginal mesh implanted may be entitled to compensation through a transvaginal mesh lawsuit.
File a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit
More than 100,000 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits have been filed against dozens of manufacturers, including:
- American Medical Systems, Inc.
- Boston Scientific Corp.
- Cook Medical
- C.R. Bard, Inc.
- Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson Company
- Mentor Corp.
Many of these cases are filed in Multi-District Litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Additional lawsuits are pending in state courts, including Massachusetts. JJS lawyers are involved in leadership in the transvaginal mesh litigations.
The defective medical device attorneys at Janet, Janet & Suggs are national leaders in the field of dangerous drug and device litigation.
If you or a loved one has suffered ill consequences from a transvaginal mesh product, our attorneys can review your case and offer guidance. You may be entitled to join a lawsuit and help prevent others from being harmed by unsafe drugs.