In 2008 the FDA issued a safety alert informing patients of serious complications associated with transvaginal mesh devices and recently added additional commentary to their safety communication stating that complications from transvaginal mesh devices were not rare and that more often than not pelvic organ prolapse can be treated without the need of a transvaginal mesh device.
Women all over the country who experienced serious side effects after being implanted with a transvaginal mesh device have filed lawsuits seeking damages for their pain and suffering.
A recent high-profile case involving Johnson & Johnson resulted in a jury award of $11.1 million to a woman injured by the company’s transvaginal mesh device. This case was the first of over 11,000 pending lawsuits filed by women throughout the country with further lawsuits anticipated as more victims continue to come forward.
If you or a loved one were implanted with a Transvaginal Mesh device and suffered:
You may be entitled to significant compensation from the manufacturer.
There are time deadlines to file a claim so don’t wait – act now.
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