Attorneys Help Patients File for Compensation After Surgical Mesh Complications

The personal injury lawyers of Buckley Law Offices have recently begun filing lawsuits for clients in the wake of complications arising from surgical mesh and transvaginal mesh procedures.

Buckley Law Offices is currently accepting clients throughout New England, inclusive of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Attorney David Buckley is able to help potential clients establish their qualifications for financial compensation due to complications arising from surgical mesh procedures. If you feel you may qualify, now is the time to seek legal help to ensure protection of your rights before it is too late.

Surgical and Transvaginal Mesh Facts

Surgical mesh procedures have been performed as a way to further repair or reinforce internal tissue that has been damaged and can’t heal on its own. Transvaginal surgical mesh is typically used to treat weakened vaginal walls, such as after childbirth, urinary incontinence, and to treat prolapsed organs.

Unfortunately, surgical mesh products have not have performed as expected, and have caused devastating and life changing complications to those women who have had transvaginal mesh procedures. In some cases, the product has proven fatal.

Reported Complications and Side Effects

Surgical mesh or transvaginal mesh is a foreign body implanted into patients. With the introduction of a foreign body into the system, the risks of complications grow. Many of the negative side effects and complications have made life with a transvaginal or surgical mesh more painful than the actual condition that led to its implantation.

Severe and debilitating complications have arisen for many patients and therefore, more surgeries and procedures needed afterwards have led to further complications. Some of the reported complications include:

  • Vaginal and pelvic pain
  • Painful intercourse
  • Painful urination
  • Narrowing of vaginal walls and vaginal bleeding
  • Reoccurrence of previous condition, such as pelvic prolapse
  • Scarring
  • Incontinence
  • Infection
  • Septic shock
  • Mesh erosion
  • Death

Any of these complications can lead to more medical expenses, more surgeries, more invasive and/or uncomfortable procedures, out-of-pocket expenses, lost wages, lost earning capacity, and the loss of enjoyment of life.

A transvaginal mesh and/or surgical mesh lawsuit may be necessary to adequately compensate you for the financial and emotional damages caused by this harmful product.

Public Alert Leads to Influx of Lawsuits

Beginning in 2008, the Food and Drug Administration issued an alert due to the increase in complications found with the use of surgical mesh. The aftermath has resulted in tens of thousands of lawsuits being filed.

You have the right to a free case review to determine if your case should be ranked amongst current filings.

Seek a Skilled Surgical Mesh Attorney

Do not hesitate to seek counsel from a personal injury attorney if you or a family member has had complications or negative side effects from the implantation of a surgical mesh or transvaginal mesh product.

The skilled attorneys at Buckley Law Offices are available for consultation and representation, and are helping clients throughout Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

The personal injury attorneys at Buckley Law Offices can conduct a free evaluation of your unique situation and bring your case to resolution with appropriate compensation and satisfaction.

This is the time to protect youself, your rights, and your health by actively seeking to secure the compensation you deserve.

Product Manufacturers

Common manufacturers of surgical or transvaginal mesh include:

  • American Medical Systems
  • Boston Scientific
  • C.R. Bard
  • Ethicon
  • Gynecare
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Mansfield Scientific
  • Mentor Corp
  • Microvasive, Inc.
  • Tyco Covidien

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