Transvaginal mesh also known as a pelvic mesh or bladder sling is a medical device that’s been sold to millions of women for years to repair tears in the connective tissue of the pelvis, causing the intestines, bladder or bowel to protrude into the vagina. The device is first launched in 1996 and made by various manufacturers that use a range of synthetic or biological materials in their devices, which are designed for permanent implantation. However TVM has been linked to serious health complications that can often require painful and invasive revision surgeries to correct. The women claim that the devices, surgically implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence, have caused them serious injuries due to the life-threatening complications like pain during intercourse, Mesh erosion into the vagina, Perforated bladder, perforated bowel or perforated blood vessels, Organ injuries, Multiple occurrences of pelvic organ prolapse and Urinary tract problems.
Over 100,000 Transvaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of Transvaginal mesh. The top six manufacturers against whom most of the lawsuits are filed are American Medical Systems (AMS), a subsidiary of Endo, C.R. Bard, Cook Medical Inc., Boston Scientific, Coloplast Corp and Neomedic. The manufacturers accused of poorly testing of device and inadequate research to find out the risks of mesh products used for the treatment of female pelvic floor disorders and faces thousand of lawsuits which involves similar allegations that the manufacturers have not disclose and mispresented the severe risks associated with transvaginal mesh implant and falsely marketing the device without adequate warning of it adverse effects.
Recently more than 23,641 adverse effects of the TVM are reported by Physicians, Attorneys and Hospitals to FDA of the device is linked to serious health complications. In January 2016, the FDA announced the reclassification of transvaginal mesh. The agency re-labeled the products high risk instead of moderate and announced new federal scrutiny for the company. The decision by the FDA to reclassify the transvaginal mesh products as “high risk products” is a confirmation of the inherent danger of these products. According to the plaintiffs the manufacturers knew that the drug could cause severe health issues however they were reckless in releasing the drug to market without testing the drug properly. Millions of settlement amount have already paid by the manufacturers to settle lawsuits filed by injured women and their husbands.
The Women throughout the United States suffering from numbers of life-threatening complications of Transvaginal mesh. These transvaginal mesh injuries can hinder any number of activities, including sitting, walking and sexual intercourse. If you or somebody you know was injured or suffered complications or death from Transvaginal mesh, you should contact Drugsclaim.com for a free case consultation. All cases are pursued on a contingency fee basis there are never any out-of-pocket costs to hire our Cook filter attorneys unless we win your case. The Medical Device Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs Lawsuits.