Injury Lawyer Network Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Department Accepting Transvaginal Mesh Injury Cases
The vaginal mesh has been used in mass in women nationwide for uterus, bladder and bowel prolapse as well as urinary incontinence. The only problem is that these Prolene mesh are failing and the lawsuits cannot keep up with this rapid failure rate. This is what happens when manufacturers push their products thru on the FDA "fast track".
A Prolene mesh is a synthetic plastic which has been either attached to the pelvic wall or wrapped around the uretha, When these mesh start to fail it is no laughing matter. Women are suffering severe complications, doctors have not been responsive and vaginal mesh lawyers are filing mesh lawsuits nationwide. There are a number of manufacturers and a huge number of mesh products. Do not be confused, no matter what the name, if you have a failed mesh with symptoms of, increased incontinence, severe pain, infections, bleeding, severe pain during relations, and the mesh protruding into the vaginal canal you may be a victim of a failed vaginal mesh.
See a urogynecologist and call immediately to get on the list for the vaginal mesh lawsuits against
AMS Vaginal Mesh lawyer,
Ethicon vaginal mesh lawyer
C.R Bard vaginal mesh lawyer
Boston Scientific Vaginal mesh lawyer
Coloplast vaginal mesh lawyer
Mentor vaginal mesh lawyer
Latest Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit News
American Medical Systems Caldera Desara Sling Lawsuits
A transvaginal mesh lawsuit was filed against American Medical Systems Inc. in the Superior Court of Los Angeles on June 6, 2013. The complaint stated that the “Caldera Desara Sling System” and “Xenform Mesh” caused the plaintiff to suffer organ perforation and painful intercourse. As a result of the allegedly defective medical device, the plaintiff underwent transvaginal mesh revision surgery and continues to suffer from irreversible damage.
Plaintiff claims “permanent injury”
The plaintiff had the device implanted on May 16, 2008 at the POH Regional Medical Center in Pontiac, Michigan. The product was intended to treat the patient’s stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. However, the lawsuit states that, as a result of the defective device, she has suffered “significant mental and physical pain and suffering, has sustained permanent injury, will likely undergo further corrective surgery, autoimmune disorders, has suffered financial or economic loss, including but not limited to, obligations for medical services and expenses, and has endured impaired physical relations.”
Vaginal mesh attorney makes allegations
The plaintiff’s transvaginal mesh lawyer contends that the manufacturers are guilty of “wrongful conduct, acts, omissions and fraudulent misrepresentations.”
The suit contends that American Medical Systems failed to disclose the risks involved and knowingly released dangerous products into the marketplace. Reported injuries and complications included: mesh erosion, blood loss, neuropathy, infection, inflammation, scar tissue, painful intercourse, blood loss, chronic pelvic pain, nerve damage, fecal incontinence, organ prolapse, and other issues.
Women were forced to undergo surgeries to remove parts of their genitalia, receive injections in the spine, and take prescriptions of medications that they would need to be on indefinitely.
Specific causes of action for the transvaginal mesh lawsuit include:
Strict products liability – failure to warn
Strict products liability – design defect
Breach of implied warranty
Breach of express warranty
Deceit by concealment
Florida Vaginal Mesh Lawyers Seek Damages
The plaintiff, through her transvaginal mesh lawyer, is seeking compensation for past and future damages, past and future economic loss, loss of earnings and impaired earning capacity, past and future medical expenses, past and future mental distress, punitive damages, attorney’s fees, interest, and any other relief the judge deems necessary and proper.
Surgical mesh litigation background
According to the lawsuit, there has been a litany of complaints over vaginal mesh implants for nearly a decade. The most common complaints were hardening of the mesh, erosion, extrusion, chronic pain and painful intercourse. Studies showed the rate of erosion to be 13 percent, with painful intercourse rates as high as 63 percent. Analysis of the first 100 transvaginal mesh procedures revealed a failure rate of 17 percent.
In 2004, the World Health Organization called the vaginal mesh failure rates “unacceptable.” On October 20, 2008, the FDA issued a public health notification describing over 1,000 adverse events related to pelvic mesh repair systems.
To date, more than 4,000 women have secured the services of a qualified transvaginal mesh lawyer to file complaints against manufacturers of vaginal mesh systems. Defendants in these cases include Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson), Boston Scientific, Coloplast, and more.
The pelvic mesh, vaginal mesh lawsuits continue to proceed as new vaginal mesh horror stories are told every day. Vaginal mesh lawyers are hoping to get justice for women injured by these prolene mesh devices. There are currently two main MDL's in process.
Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits
American Medical Systems: Elevate, Perigee and Apogee
Boston Scientific: Advantage Transvaginal Mid-Urethral Sling System, Pinnacle Posterior Pelvic Floor Repair Kit, Obtryx Transobturator Mid-Urethral Sling System, Polyform Synthetic Mesh, Prefyx Mid U Mesh Sling System, Prefyx PPS System, Uphold Vaginal Support System
C.R. Bard, Inc.: Avaulta, Pelvisoft BioMesh, Pelivicol Acellular Collagen Matrix, Pelvitext, and Pelvilace
Johnson & Johnson/Ethicon: Gynecare, Gynemesh, Gynecare Prolift, Gynecare Prolift+M, Gynecare Prosima and Gynecare TVT
Federal pelvic mesh cases have been consolidated into five multidistrict litigations (MDL) based on the manufacturer they’re filed against.
Trial Dates For 2013
On Thursday, December 6th, the Court intends to hold the next status conference. Among items of discussion include the possibility of setting trial dates in 2013.
New Jersey Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit MDL
Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuits currently pending In re Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10 continue to move forward in New Jersey Superior Court, Atlantic County Division. According to court records, the Honorable Carol E. Higbee has scheduled the litigation’s next management conference for December 11, 2012.