If you or a loved one has suffered from mesh complication when using a transvaginal mesh implant during your pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery, you may be entitled to compensation. In July 2011, the FDA made the announcement that patients who have had a pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery and used a surgical mesh are possibly at a greater risk for developing mesh complications than other women who underwent different surgical treatment. Due to failure to warn by the manufacturers about this increased risk, you may be able to file a claim.

If you live in any of the following cities in Massachusetts, call today:

  • Boston
  • Lowell
  • Brockton
  • New Bedford
  • Fall River
  • Lynn
  • Somerville
  • Cambridge
  • Worcester
  • Plymouth
  • Quincy
  • Haverhill

Also called a pelvic sling, the trans vaginal mesh is a woven fabric designed in helping women treat bladder prolapse, pelvic prolapse, and in reinforcing the vaginal walls. Within the last three years there have been at least 1,000 reports of serious and life threatening side effects. Some of these side effects include:

  • Infection
  • Mesh erosion
  • Bleeding
  • Pain during sex
  • Discomfort
  • Vaginal scarring

The following is a list of some of the hospitals in Massachusetts where you may have had your surgery. This is just a partial list so if the hospital you had your procedure at is not in this list, you may still have a case.

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • McLean Hospital
  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • South Shore Hospital
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Winchester Hospital

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