Are you one of the 19,465,197 residents who are currently living in New York? If you are a women in New York who has recently had a pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery using the transvaginal mesh implant, you may be eligible for a legal claim against the product manufactures. In July 2011, the FDA made the announcement that those who chose the trans vaginal mesh implant during surgery have an increased risk of having mesh complications than women who underwent different types of surgical options. Since the manufactures of the transvaginal mesh failed to mention to doctors and patients about the increased risk, many are coming forward with complaints of side effects and other serious injury.
The following cities in New York are included:
- New York
- Mount Vernon
- Niagara Falls
- Mount Vernon
- Long Beach
In the past three years, there have been at least 1,000 reports of life threatening and serious side effects due to the transvaginal mesh product. Sometimes called a pelvic sling, the implant is a woven like fabric designed to help women who have bladder and prolapse problems. Unfortunately some side effects that have been reported include vaginal scarring, mesh erosion, urinary problems, bleeding, and general discomfort. If you or a loved one are experiencing unfortunate circumstances after a transvaginal mesh implant, contact a transvaginal mesh lawsuit lawyer in New York today.
Here is a list of some of the hospitals in New York where you might 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.
- NYU Langone Medical Center
- New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
- Mount Sinai Medical Center
- St. Francis Hospital
- Hackensack University Medical Center
- Huntington Hospital
- Morristown Medical Center
- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
- St. Elizabeth Medical Center
- Kenmore Mercy Hospital