Transvaginal or Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits
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If you had a transvaginal mesh (TVM) implant, also known as a bladder sling or pelvic mesh implant, and are currently suffering from painful side effects, many women have experienced the same thing. Complications arising from TVM devices have been related to nine different manufacturers, such as Johnson & Johnson, Medical Systems (AMS), C.R. Bard Inc., Covidien, and Boston Scientific.
At Erskine & McMahon, our Longview product liability lawyers are dedicated to protecting your rights and pursuing the justice you deserve. With more than 100 years of collective experience, we possess the comprehensive understanding of Texas and federal laws to guide you through the intricacies of the legal system.
Transvaginal Mesh Side Effects
Pelvic mesh devices are surgically implanted in order to correct pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Thousands of female patients have undergone procedures involving TVM implants; however, recent years have seen distressing reports of severe complications from such treatments, resulting in one in ten women suffering pelvic mesh issues. The FDA has even warned the public on several occasions to be aware of the risks involving TVM implants.
The following are the potential injuries or side effects associated with defective pelvic mesh products:
- Vaginal tissue erosion
- Chronic vaginal drainage
- Painful sexual intercourse
- Urinary issues
- Perforations of bladder, blood vessels, or bowel
- Reoccurrence of POP or SUI
- Vaginal bleeding, infections, and scarring
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Since the injuries associated with transvaginal mesh are serious in nature, the compensation available to victims can be quite significant. The injury attorneys at Erskine & McMahon can investigate your case and gather evidence necessary to build a strong and effective legal strategy to recover your entitled compensation.
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