Claims Against Transvaginal Mesh

A wide number of patients have experienced adverse effects resulted from the design and
implantation of transvaginal mesh. Used to treat pelvic organ prolapse, and stress urinary
incontinence in women.


There have been reports of complications including:

  • Bladder perforation
  • Bowel perforation
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pain and scarring
  • Return of pelvic organ prolapse
  • Serious...
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The ProteGen Sling device, made by Boston Scientific to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI), is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Due to various complications resulting from the ProteGen Sling, a recall has been issued
A statement is released by the FDA, warning of risks such as erosion of vaginal tissues, pain, infection, and recurrence of pelvic organ prolapse (POP), and SUI from pelvic mesh
An update is issued by the FDA from its statement in 2008, to include the thousands of complaints made against transvaginal mesh, recommending the device be re-classified as "high risk"
Hundreds of lawsuits against pelvic mesh manufacturers were filed as a result of a wide range of injuries. Three multidistrict litigations were consolidated into one case, held in West Virginia
Approximately 50,000 lawsuits have been filed against transvaginal mesh manufacturers

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or a loved one

been seriously injured by
a Transvaginal Mesh?

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What Is Transvaginal Mesh?

Typically made from polypropylene plastic, transvaginal mesh is a surgical technique used to implant the material into the vagina. The mesh was created to permanently fix POP and SUI conditions, which generally occur in women after a hysterectomy, menopause, or childbirth. Other than insertion through the vagina, doctors can also use a more invasive method by placing it transvaginally, or...

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More Lawsuit Information

There are thousands more cases filed against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh devices. If
you, or someone you love, have suffered severe side effects as a result of these units, you may
qualify for compensation for your medical bills, emotional trauma, and other complications.
Contact a lawyer today to see your legal options!


Women Who Have Filed Cases Against These Manufacturers

Deborah Barba was awarded $10 million by a jury, which was broken down into $2.5 million for pain and suffering, and $7.5 million for punitive damages. Barba had sued Boston Scientific for its...

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