Did you recently have a pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery using a transvaginal mesh implant and are now experiencing complications? If so, you may have a legal case. There are currently 9,656,401 residents living in North Carolina and the woman in the state are at risk if they have used the implant. According to the FDA, those who chose to use the transvaginal mesh implant rather than other types of surgical treatment are at a higher risk for developing mesh erosion and other mesh complications. Since the makers of the product had failed to warn doctors and patients of the increasing risk, people are coming forward filing legal claims against them for pain, suffering, and medical bills.
The following cities in North Carolina are included:
- High Point
- Wake Forest
- Rocky Mount
Also known as a pelvic sling, the transvaginal mesh implant is designed to help women with bladder and pelvic prolapse. Unfortunately in the last 3 years there have been at least 1,000 or more reports of serious and life threatening injuries after having it inserted. Some of these side effects include bleeding, infections, discomfort, pain during sex, mesh erosion, vaginal scarring, urinary problems and much more. If your surgery took place at any of these hospitals in North Carolina, contact a trans vaginal mesh lawyer in North Carolina today to see if you have a case.
Here is a list of some of the hospitals in North Carolina 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 might still have a case.
- University of North Carolina Hospitals
- Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
- Duke University Medical Center
- High Point Regional Hospital
- First Health Moore Regional Hospital
- Carolinas Medical Center
- Mission Hospital
- Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy