Are you a current resident of Washington State and have recently had a pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery using the transvaginal mesh sling? If so, you may be eligible to file a legal claim. As of July 2011, the FDA issued a statement saying that woman who choose to use the transvaginal mesh as opposed to other treatment options, are at a much higher risk for developing mesh complications. Since the manufacturers of the trans vaginal mesh failed to warn doctors and patients of this increased risk, many are coming forward with complaints.
The following cities of Washington are included:
- Federal Way
Sometimes called a pelvic sling, a transvaginal mesh is designed in helping women who have pelvic prolapse, bladder prolapse, and other types of pelvic problems. It helps to reinforce the vaginal walls. Many of the reported side effects include mesh erosion, bladder problems, vaginal scarring, general discomfort, bleeding, and even more fatal injuries. If you feel like you are a victim of the trans vaginal mesh sling, call a transvaginal mesh lawyer in Washington right away to get help.
Below is a list of some hospitals in Washington 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.
- Harborview Medical Center
- Southwest Washington Medical Center
- University of Washington Medical Center
- Valley Medical Center
- Tacoma General Hospital
- Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill
- Stevens Healthcare
- Providence Regional Medical Center