Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers: Lawsuits, Verdicts and settlements
Transvaginal mesh implant is designed to resolve POP or Pelvic Organ Prolapse and SUI or Stress Urinary Incontinence which are common illnesses for women due to weakening of muscles in the internal parts of the stomach.
Generally, it is a typical plague for women with such illnesses because of pregnancy, menopause and hysterectomy. The surgery is simple; the mesh will place abdominally without excessive pain or inserting it through vagina. However, not all products are safe and reliable. Today, there are nearly 40,000 lawsuits reports and allegations in the US District Court.
Transvaginal mesh is made with plastic called polypropylene. This type of mesh holds up internal organ parts that are literarily dropping due to weakening of muscles inside the stomach. However, in most cases the mesh can damage internal organs such as bladder to bleed that can cause death.
What are the other symptoms of transvaginal mesh failure?
After the surgery of Transvaginal mesh you may feel extreme pain when you are sitting, walking and sexual activity. The pain will worsen quickly from moderate to severe which is a big indicator that you need some medical attention as quick as possible. Also, you may find that you have some difficulty to urinate when you really have to go. If you have a transvaginal mesh implant and you are experiencing these symptoms, it is highly recommended to consult with doctors.
Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers that are involved in lawsuits:
Johnson & Johnson
American Medical System
Cook Medical Inc.
Boston Scientific Group
All the mentioned companies above are dealing with lawsuits, verdicts and settlements. They are required to pay settlements and compensations due to damage. Today, there are about thousands of women and their families filed lawsuits against these major mesh companies. Recently the Johnson & Johnson was forced to pay $11.11 million and are obliged to deal with 18 revision surgeries.
How can I file a lawsuit against the Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers?
If you are experiencing extreme pain, mesh erosion, abdominal and pelvic pain and painful sexual intercourse, these are signs that you are experiencing Transvaginal mesh implant failure. These symptoms can begin to erode few weeks or months after the implant. It simply hinders your usual activities.
What to do?
The first thing you need to do is call Clear Injury to schedule a free consultation and prepare your case against the transvaginal mesh manufacturers. Since there are already thousands of lawsuits against the manufacturers, you can consider participating in a class action lawsuit, but we’ll be able to guide you in the right direction based on the facts of your case.
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If you have any questions about the legal actions you can take against the transvaginal mesh manufacturers, or if you’d just like to discuss the details of your case and decide how to move forward, fill out the form on this site or give us a call anytime that’s convenient for you at our toll free number (888) 260-9494. Our professional lawyers have plenty of experience and a proven track record with cases against the transvaginal mesh manufacturers, we can help you get the compensation you deserve!