Numerous women have undergone urogynecologic procedures that have used surgical mesh to fix pelvic organ prolapse, strengthen damaged or weakened tissue, or to help treat urinary incontinence. Serious risks are linked to transvaginal surgical mesh, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and other options could be less dangerous. From the time period of January 2008 to December 2010, there were over 2800 reported complications with surgeries using transvaginal mesh received by the FDA. Lawyers are woking with patients reporting complications preparing Oklahoma Transvaginal Mesh lawsuits
Complications With Transvaginal Mesh Surgeries
If you or a loved one has suffered from complications following a transvaginal mesh surgery, you could be entitled to receive monetary compensation. Common complications may include the following:
- Zero relief from urinary incontinence
- Painful intercourse
- An obstruction of the urinary tract or difficulty urinating
- Bladder, bowel or urethra injuries
- Inflammation, infection or irritation
- Erosion of the vaginal mesh, patch exposure following surgery
- Injuries to pelvic blood vessels
Damages possibly obtained through a transvaginal mesh lawsuit can include costs for past and future medical treatment, to include repair surgeries, lost income, pain and suffering and loss of earning capacity, among other related damages.
Surgical Mesh Brands
Transvaginal mesh is used to fix tears within the connective tissues of the pelvis that are causing the intestines, bowel or bladder to protrude into the vagina. Transvaginal slings, vaginal mesh and transvaginal tape are used to stitch back together connective tissues of the vaginal wall muscle. Some of the brands of transvaginal mesh include American Medical Systems, Johnson & Johnson, Tyco, Bard, Avaulta, Boston Scientific, Mentor, Sofradim, Uretex, and Gynecare.
Speak With a Transvaginal Mesh Attorney
Numerous lawsuits are pending against Johnson & Johnson among other manufacturers of medical devices. The member lawyers of Oklahoma Attorney Group are available to evaluate your case and discuss your options. Because of statutory time limits every state imposes for personal injury lawsuits, you only have a limited period of time to file Oklahoma Transvaginal Mesh lawsuits To preserve and protect your legal rights, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible.
Oklahoma Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Oklahoma Transvaginal Mesh lawsuits are being filed due to injuries resulting from mesh migration and erosion, which could require multiple surgeries to attempt a repair. If you have received transvaginal mesh and suffered complications, contact Oklahoma Attorney Group. Our affiliated personal injury lawyers will diligently work to help recover full monetary compensation you deserve for pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages.