Transvaginal mesh is used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence – two conditions prevalent in women following childbirth, hysterectomy and menopause. However, in 2011, the Food and Drug Administration issued a safety advisory warning of the potential health risks associated with transvaginal mesh products and recommended alternative types of treatment to patients. Complications allegedly resulting from transvaginal mesh implants include:
The breadth and severity of health issues associated with transvaginal mesh devices has led to several lawsuits against various manufacturers of transvaginal mesh products. The attorneys at Ward Black Law are currently investigating potential transvaginal mesh lawsuits in North Carolina and across the United States. If you or a loved one has suffered from serious complications or side effects resulting from a surgical mesh implant, you deserve to know your rights. We encourage you to contact a dangerous medical devices attorney at Ward Black Law of N.C. today.
Many transvaginal mesh products (and their manufacturers) have recently fallen under scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration as well as the general public, including the following brands and devices;
American Medical Systems (AMS)
Johnson & Johnson
If you or a loved one was implanted with surgical or transvaginal mesh and suffered from serious complications, such as extreme pain, urinary problems, infection, incontinence, or bladder/bowel perforation, you may be entitled to pursue a claim against the manufacturer for damages. For a free and confidential case evaluation, please call Ward Black Law at (336) 333-2244 or 1-877-256-1214 (toll-free). You may also reach our Greensboro, N.C., office by submitting your inquiry online and a member from our team will contact you shortly.