The Dunken Law Firm and our team of transvaginal mesh injury lawyers are currently evaluating and accepting claims in every city in Maine, including:
Serious side effects have been reported to the FDA by women who have undergone transvaginal mesh surgery to correct a pelvic floor disorder. If you think you or a loved one is suffering from an injury related to transvaginal mesh, contact The Dunken Law Firm today. We will review your claim and advise you of your options for recourse. Initial consultations are free and completely confidential.
Transvaginal mesh products are constructed from either synthetic materials, such as polypropylene, or animal tissue and are designed to support weakened or damaged muscles and tissue that are no longer functioning properly. For instance, here’s how mesh is used to treat the following pelvic floor disorders:
Hundreds of thousands of women undergo transvaginal mesh surgery for either POP or SUI each year. Many have reported experiencing serious complications to the FDA, following a procedure.
The most notable adverse events occurring consist of:
Due to these severe side effects, transvaginal mesh surgery has a high incident rate of revision surgeries. Patients are subjected to even more operations for repair, further risking their health and possibly permanent damage.
Following the thousands of negative reports of side effects, the FDA reclassified transvaginal mesh as a high-risk device, requiring companies to test their products for safety and effectiveness before gaining market approval. The following four major manufacturers have been affected by the new regulations, but is not limited to:
The defective medical devices that have caused transvaginal mesh injuries may entitle victims to seek compensation from the specific company that produces them. The manufacturer may be liable for damages such as medical expenses, lost income, and more. The state of Maine allows claims to be filed up to six years from the date of the injury.
Our team has extensive experience and can help relieve your stress by handling your transvaginal mesh claim with compassion and care. Call us to schedule a free consultation so we may review your case.