Have you recently had a pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery in Georgia and are now experiencing complications from using a transvaginal mesh implant? There are 9,815,210 residents in Georgia and if you are a woman who had the transvaginal mesh inserted, you may be entitled to legal compensation. In July of 2011, the FDA made an announcement that patients who have used a trans vaginal mesh are at a greater risk in developing mesh complications than women who pursued other types of surgical treatment. Due to manufactures failure to warn patients and doctors who were using the implant of the increased risk, you may have a lawsuit. Within the past three years, there have been at least 1,000 reports of serious and life threatening side effects after using this implant.
Cities in Georgia include:
- Dry Branch
- Cedar Springs
Also known as a pelvic sling, a transvaginal mesh is a woven fabric used to help treat bladder prolapse, pelvic prolapse, and other pelvic problems. Some of the vaginal mesh complications that have been reported by women who have used the trans vaginal mesh implant include infection, bleeding, discomfort, pain during sex, urinary problems, bleeding, mesh erosion, vaginal scarring and more. If you had your surgery done at any of the following hospitals in Georgia, you should contact a transvaginal mesh lawyer right away. You may be entitled to financial compensation for your pain and suffering.
Below is a list of some of the hospitals in Georgia where you might have had your surgery done. This is a partial list so even if the hospital you had your procedure at is not in this list, you may still have a case.
- Atlanta Medical Center
- Coliseum Medical Centers
- Grady Memorial Hospital
- Medical Center of Central Georgia
- Emory University Hospital
- Piedmont Hospital
- St. Francis Hospital
- Athens Regional Medical Center
- WellStar Kennestone Hospital