Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Urinary Incontinence Treatment Options

CNN Health is providing online coverage of a Harvard Special Report discussing the available treatments for urinary incontinence. Treatment options typically vary between men and women and are based on the cause of the urinary incontinence. Obviously, patients suffering from incontinence will need to discuss with their doctors which treatment option is the best choice for their situation.

Treatments for urinary incontinence vary from simple lifestyle changes to invasive surgeries. According to the Harvard Special Report, lifestyle ...

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Women Want State’s Help in Pelvic Mesh Fight

A coalition of women who had received pelvic mesh implants that led to complications have asked the Texas Attorney General to pursue legal action against Johnson & Johnson, a large implant manufacturer. The women allege that Johnson & Johnson violated state law by practicing deceptive business practices including by not sufficiently warning women about the risks associated with transvaginal mesh implant or removal surgery.

Pelvic mesh implants are typically used to treat a condition known as ...

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$73 Million Awarded to Woman Injured by Boston Scientific Mesh Implant

After winning the first two trials over injuries allegedly caused by its Obtryx sling, Boston Scientific has been ordered to pay $73 million to a plaintiff in a Texas state court case. A Bloomberg story reports that this is the first award against this particular company because of a vaginal-mesh implant.

Boston Scientific was found liable for defectively designing its vaginal mesh sling. The plaintiff suffered from minor urine leakage when she received the Obtryx sling, ...

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Pelvic Mesh Litigation Filings Continue to Accumulate

Philadelphia mass tort pelvic mesh filings are increasing steadily after the creation of a mass tort category for these cases in February. An article in The Legal Intelligencer reports that the largest accumulation of case filings occurred in June of 2014, when 375 cases were filed. This was followed by another 192 cases in July and several more thus far in August.

The pelvic mesh lawsuit continues to grow on the premise that the mesh causes internal ...

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What Kinds of Damages are Available in a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit?

Women who have been injured by the use of transvaginal mesh have the legal right to recover for their economic and non-economic losses that have occurred as a result. Because every case is different, victims should be certain to discuss their situation with an attorney familiar with transvaginal mesh lawsuits.

In recent years, many serious safety issues have come to light regarding the use of transvaginal mesh to treat certain medical conditions. In response to safety concerns, several manufacturers ...

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Coloplast Begins to Settle Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Coloplast, a Danish manufacturing company, has begun to settle approximately 400 vaginal mesh lawsuits. According to Bloomberg News, the combined settlements are expected to total about $16 million, with the average payment being about $40,000.

Risks of Vaginal Mesh Inserts

Vaginal mesh inserts are designed to treat urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse by holding up internal organs. However, these devices have been known to erode over time, contract ...

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