Do you live in New Jersey and have recently had a pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery using the transvaginal mesh implant? If so, you may be eligible to file a legal claim. There are 8,821,155 people living in New Jersey and women who have had the surgery are at a higher risk for developing mesh complications according to the FDA’s statement made in July 2011. Since the manufacturers failed to warn doctors and patients about the risk in using their product, legal claims have been filed towards them. There have been at least 1,000 serious and fatal side effects reported in the past 3 years.
Cities in New Jersey include:
- Jersey City
- Toms River
- Union City
- Jersey City
Sometimes called a pelvic sling, transvaginal mesh implants are woven fabrics made to help women who have bladder prolapse, pelvic prolapse, and other types of pelvic problems. Reported side effects include bleeding, discomfort, vaginal scarring, urinary problems, mesh erosion, bleeding, infections and even more. If your surgery took place at any of these hospitals in New Jersey, contact a trans vaginal mesh lawsuit attorney today.
Below is a list of some of the hospitals in New Jersey where you may 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 might still have a case.
- Morristown Medical Center
- Hackensack University Medical Center
- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
- Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
- Jersey Shore University Medical Center
- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
- Overlook Medical Center