Are you a resident of Hawaii who has suffered mesh complications after having a pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery? If you one of the 1,374,810 people living in Hawaii and are having complications after using a transvaginal mesh implant, you may be eligible for financial compensation. In July 2011, the FDA announced that those patients who had underwent a pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery and used a surgical mesh are possibly at a greater risk for having mesh complications than women who used different types of surgical treatment. Due to the manufacturers failure to warn patients and doctors about the increased risk of their product, women who have used it may be able to file a claim.
The following cities of Hawaii are included:
Also known as the pelvic sling, a transvagenial mesh implant is a woven fabric made to help the vaginal walls be reinforced. It also helps women to treat pelvic prolapse, bladder prolapse, and other pelvic problems. Symptoms of mesh complications include bleeding, mesh erosion, infection, discomfort, urinary problems, pain during sex, vaginal scarring and more. In the last three years, there have been at least 1,000 reports of serious and life threatening cases after having the surgery. If you had your surgery at any of the following hospitals in Hawaii, contact a transvaginal mesh lawyer in Hawaii right away.
Below is a list of some of the hospitals in Hawaii where you may have had your surgery. 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.
- The Queen’s Medical Center
- Cancer Institute of Maui
- Shriners Hospital
- Kuakini Medical Center
- Hawaii State Hospital