Many women have experienced severe problems with transvaginal mesh implants, also referred to simply as vaginal mesh. This pliable, sling-like device is inserted into a woman’s body to support internal organs.
Harman Law Firm Defective Medical Device Attorneys Speak Out on Vaginal Mesh
Attorneys Matt Harman and Eric Fredrickson on Vaginal Mesh injuries:
If you or a woman you know have experienced injury, the side effects listed below, and possibly surgery to repair injury, contact the defective medical device attorneys at the Harman Law Firm immediately at (404) 554-0777 or contact us online. While there have been several verdicts in favor of women injured by the device, the manufacturers are changing their trial strategy and it may become more difficult to file a claim in the future.
Potential side effects after transvaginal mesh implantation surgery:
- Erosion of vaginal tissue / mesh
- Perforations of the bowel, bladder or blood vessels
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)
- Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
- Urinary problems
- Vaginal scarring
There are multiple manufacturers of vaginal mesh devices. Here are the companies whose products are under investigation or in litigation:
- American Medical Systems: Apogee, Perigee, BioArc, Elvate, Mini-Arc, Monarc, SPARC, In-Fast Unltra
- Bard: Avualtra, Uretex
- Boston Scientific: Advantage Sling, Uphold Vaginal Support System, Lynx Sling, Obtryx Curved Single and Mesh Sling, Prefyx Sling
- Endo Health Solutions
- Johnson & Johnson Ethicon: Gynecare Prolift
- Tyco Healthcare: IVS Tunneller (now manufactured by Covidien)
If you have had vaginal mesh implanted and don’t know the manufacturer or specific product, our firm can help you find that information. We have a long and trusted history working with doctors to achieve justice on behalf of injured patients. Contact the Harman Law Firm today.
- The Harman Law Firm represents clients across the country who have been injured by dangerous and defective drugs and medical devices.