Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Lawyer
In the continuous race to bring new medical technology to patients, sometimes dangerous medical products are available for several years before doctors and researchers discover their potential health complications. Such is the case with transvaginal mesh, a type of surgical mesh widely used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence in women. Transvaginal mesh has been linked to a number of severe side effects, ranging from mesh erosion to diminished quality of life due to painful urination and uncomfortable intercourse.
If you or a loved one received a transvaginal mesh implant and now faces devastating health complications, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your losses. To learn more about your legal rights as a victim of this unsafe medical product, contact Pohl & Berk, LLP, today at 615-277-2765.
Transvaginal Mesh Complications
Transvaginal mesh is designed to support lower abdominal organs in the case of pelvic organ prolapse as well as strengthen the muscles responsible for urination for women with stress urinary incontinence. Although correcting these issues is important, the dangers of transvaginal mesh may outweigh the benefits of this medical device.
Transvaginal mesh implants have resulted in a number of severe, troubling side effects for women. Some of these include:
- Painful urination
- Painful intercourse
- Retention of urine
- Organ damage
- Mesh contraction
- Erosion of the mesh into the bladder, vagina, intestines, or uterus
- Exposure of the mesh
If you have dealt with any of these complications following a transvaginal mesh implant, we can help you fight for the full, generous financial compensation you may deserve from the negligent medical product manufacturer at fault.
If you or a loved one has suffered from the damaging side effects associated with transvaginal mesh, you are not alone. For more information about how a knowledgeable attorney can help you through this difficult time, contact Pohl & Berk, LLP, today at 615-277-2765.