Transvaginal mesh lawsuit attorneys note a new pelvic mesh has won approval by the FDA. The Vertessa Lite mesh, manufactured by Caldera Medical in California, was issued clearance in June 2015. Safety concerns and transvaginal mesh lawsuits (TVM) have resulted from injuries linked to other pelvic mesh devices on the market.
If you or a loved one suffered complications following a transvaginal mesh implant, or if a loved one has died from injuries related to a transvaginal mesh implant, contact Attorney Group for more information. We offer free, no-obligation consultations. If you choose to pursue a claim, we can connect you with an affiliated transvaginal mesh lawyer who can assist you throughout the legal process.
Important: The time you have to pursue a claim is limited. Contact us for more information.
Pelvic Mesh Complications
According to qmed.com, the Vertessa Lite pelvic mesh is being manufactured to treat pelvic organ prolapse, a condition that affects up to 40 percent of women. The mesh can be implanted by using open or laparoscopic approaches, and will be available in Y-shaped, flat sheets, and strip forms.
The website reports that in 2008, the FDA released a warning stating that vaginal mesh can cause rare but severe complications when used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. Within three years, the agency had received more than a 1000 reports of complications linked to the pelvic mesh, the website stated.
Women who have suffered complications from a transvaginal mesh implant are encouraged to contact a transvaginal mesh lawsuit attorney to learn more about their options for filing a TVM lawsuit.
Injured Patients May Be Entitled To Compensation
Patients who have suffered medical complications from a transvaginal mesh may be entitled to damages resulting from their injuries, including:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages or ability to work
- Pain, suffering, and mental anguish
If a loved one dies from complications caused by a transvaginal mesh implant, family members may be eligible to pursue compensation for the wrongful death of their loved one, including:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical expenses prior to death
- Mental anguish associated with the loss of a family member
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If you or a loved one received a transvaginal mesh implant and suffered complications, contact Attorney Group today for more information about your options. You can fill out the form on this page, call us at the number listed at the top of the page, or email us at [email protected].
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Please note that the law limits the time you have to pursue a claim for an injury. If you think you have a case, you should not delay taking action.
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