In 2011 the FDA issues a public warning regarding these severe complications women are facing.
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A vaginal mesh is a semi-permeable medical device implanted in women to reinforce the structures of the lower abdomen and keep their organs in place. The device is known as a vaginal mesh because it is usually positioned through the vagina, although it can also be placed through an incision in the abdomen.
Introduced in 1990 the device was designed to correct pelvic organ prolapse, a condition affecting elderly women, characterized by weakening of the pelvic muscles which allow the pelvic organs like the bladder, uterus and rectum to drop into the vagina.
Over time, there have been cases of women who suffered major physical injuries and emotional stress as a result of using a poorly designed and not properly tested vaginal mesh. Complications that cause harm to women are the reason a lot of defective vaginal mesh cases are won by claimers. Manufacturers...View full answer
Defective vaginal meshes can cause significant pain to women who use them and can also negatively affect their lives. Most of the times, patients end up needing expensive medical care and several surgical interventions. Women who find themselves in this kind of situation usually cannot afford to pay for the medical health care they need and, in...View full answer
When you took into account the vaginal mesh as a method of treatment, you probably never imagined that you would need to file a lawsuit as a result. You should know that a lot of female patients have had to use a vaginal mesh to treat several affections. Unfortunately, in the last years, there have been alarming reports of serious complications that...View full answer
If you consider the possibility of filing a vaginal mesh lawsuit, there are several important things that you should keep in mind. First, you should know that this action is the result of situations that include fraud, strict product liability, or negligence. Also, it includes the plaintiff's claim that the respective...View full answer
Thousands of women who are injured by defective vaginal meshes decide to file lawsuits against the manufacturer. This happens after suffering from an erosion of the mesh into the vagina that causes damage to the uterus, pelvic pain, or any other complications. Complaints are quite similar. Plaintiffs describe that the medical devices manufacturers...View full answer