According to reports, a transvaginal mesh lawsuit filed on behalf of a woman who alleges injuries following surgery to correct pelvic organ prolapse will begin Jan. 12, 2015. Defendants named in the lawsuit include Boston Scientific Corporation (maker of the vaginal mesh), Diablo Valley Women Medical Group, individual physicians and medical personnel.
The lawsuit claims that the plaintiff suffered serious injuries following surgical implantation of the transvaginal mesh product Lynx Suprapublic Mid-Urethral Sling System. Alleged injuries include severe pain and discomfort, pain with sexual intercourse, infection, bladder spasms and reoccurrence of pelvic organ prolapse.
According to the suit, the plaintiff required surgery to remove the vaginal mesh which resulted in additional pain and discomfort. The plaintiff claims negligence, lack of conformed consent and strict liability.
The transvaginal mesh lawsuit is among many pending lawsuits against makers of transvaginal mesh products. Complications associated with transvaginal mesh products include severe pain and discomfort, pain during intercourse, mesh erosion and displacement. Affected women have required additional surgery to remove the mesh.
Despite evidence of problems with these products, they are still on the market. If you or someone you love has suffered serious injuries or complications following surgery to treat pelvic organ prolapse, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the maker of the product and/or healthcare providers. To learn more, contact our transvaginal mesh lawyers today.