The surgical mesh that has been used to correct pelvic organ prolapse and stabilize abdominal tissue has been linked to serious injuries and complications, including bladder perforation and urinary incontinence.
According to U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Transvaginal Mesh surgeries have been interrelated to vaginal epithelium, infection, pain, urinary problems, and the recurrence of pelvic organ prolapse.
Over 3,800 substantial complications associated with transvaginal mesh have been reported to the Food and Drug Administration. Vaginal mesh complications and injuries can make it painful for women to sit, walk and have sexual intercourse. Also, it is not always a guarantee that the transvaginal mesh surgery will be reversed. If you are experiencing complications, contact the medical provider or doctor who inserted the mesh patch, ask what manufacturer made it and then schedule an appointment to see a physician as soon as possible.
About 6,800 federal and state lawsuits have been filed against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh and the amount is currently increasing. These are all linked to the side effects that were listed above. If you or a loved one has suffered from any of these side effects as a result of transvaginal mesh surgery, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering.
Filing a lawsuit with an experienced, respectable attorney is the best way of receiving compensation for your injuries, and it is best to act on it immediately. An attorney will be able to go through your case and determine whether you have a case against the manufacturer of the transvaginal mesh, or the surgeon who implanted it.
If you have suffered from the side effects listed and have the medical records to prove it, you should have a case. Fill out the form below to find out if you are eligible for compensation. You will be contacted within 24 hours by a representative.