Pain infection and Bleeding do to Transvaginal Mesh ? You may qualify for compensation
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Guide
In 2011, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted a systematic review of the effectiveness and safety of Transvaginal mesh. The mesh is known to erode and pass through the vaginal muscles, where its jagged edges can protrude outside (exposure) or cause pain, infection, and bleeding. In some instances these sharp edges perforated nearby organs, including the bladder, causing serious or permanent damage.
If you or your loved one suffered from any one of these injuries after a Transvaginal mesh procedure, you should contact us immediately our attorneys are currently filling lawsuits on behalf of woman just like you.
What is Transvaginal Mesh?
A transvaginal mesh (TVM) is a kind of surgical mesh made of synthetic (plastic) or animal tissues. Implants made of polypropylene can be absorbed by the body. A non-absorbable surgical mesh is introduced through the vagina to contain and support damage or weakened internal tissues.
The side effects included pain during sexual intercourse, mesh erosion, neuro-muscular disorders, vaginal scarring, and organ perforation. Many patients also required multiple surgical interventions to manage the complications of there Transvaginal implant.
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Boston Scientific Corp Lawsuit In Conterfeiting Materials
Federal prosecutors accused the medical device company Boston Scientific Corp. of using counterfeit material from China to produce thousands of TVM implants sold in America. Investigators of the Department of Justice alleged that manufacturer knowingly used products that where never cleared by the FDA, and released thousands of defective devices to the U.S market.
Although the company keeps claiming that the adulterated materials did not compromise the overall product’s quality and safety, thousands of litigations have been filed by injured patients, 3,000 of which have been already settled with a $119 million payment.
Transvaginal Mesh Multidistrict Litigation
More than 70,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits are pending in courts all across the country due to the impressive number of injuries reported so far. To speed up proceedings, the litigations have been centralized in several Multidistrict Litigations (MDL) in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia overseen by Chief Judge Joseph R. Goodwin. Over 49,000 cases are still pending in federal courts against the seven medical device companies that manufacture surgical meshes. The seven manufacturers are: Ethicon, American Medical Systems, C.R. Bard
How Much Is My Transvaginal Mesh Case Worth
Letting our Attorneys file a litigation on your behalf is the only way to receive financial compensation for the medical expenses you incurred, but most importantly, it’s a way to bring the pharmaceutical companies who harmed you to justice.
Today there is no known standard settlement amount for transvaginal mesh cases. Your final settlement amount may vary depending on the types of injuries and your damages, Lawsuits like these takes years to resolve, and our team of Attorneys is working hard to settle your transvaginal mesh case.
Is Transvaginal Mesh A Class Action Lawsuit
A “class action” lawsuit is one in which a group of people with the same or similar injuries caused by the same product or action sue the defendant as a group. The court rulings and jury rulings impact all individuals who are considered a member of the class action, most of whom do not even know they are involved.
This is not the type of litigation we will be pursuing for our clients. Instead, we represent each person based on his/her particular circumstances and evaluate the recovery for each client based on his or her facts. Each of our clients always has the option of settling or not settling his or her case.