Transvaginal Mesh Injury Lawyers in Cleveland
Experienced Legal Assistance for Victims of Dangerous Medical Devices
If you had transvaginal mesh surgery to treat pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence, and you suffered a severe injury requiring medical treatment, your injury may have been the result of complications associated with transvaginal mesh.
In order to determine whether you have a transvaginal mesh lawsuit, you need to contact a transvaginal mesh attorney in Cleveland to discuss the specifics of your potential claim. Depending on state laws regarding the time window you have to file a claim, you’ll need to contact an attorney quickly.
Our firm evaluates and investigates cases at no cost to you, so call us (216) 600-0114 as soon as possible.
Transvaginal Mesh FAQs
What is transvaginal mesh?
It is a surgical mesh that is generally used to repair weakened or damaged tissue. In urogynecologic procedures, surgical mesh is permanently implanted to reinforce the weakened vaginal wall to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or to support the urethra to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
Why is there a transvaginal mesh lawsuit?
Some people who have had the transvaginal mesh implanted through surgery now suffer from injuries requiring medical treatment.
What are the risks associated with transvaginal mesh?
Risks associated with transvaginal mesh include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Mesh erosion
- Mesh contraction
- Scar tissue
- Organ perforation
- Blood loss
- Acute and chronic nerve damage
- Pudendal nerve damage
- Pelvic pain and floor damage
- Urinary and fecal incontinence
- Organ prolapse
How do I know if transvaginal mesh was used during my stress urinary incontinence surgery or during my POP surgery?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends that anyone who has had surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence contact their healthcare provider to find out if the mesh was used.
How much time do I have to file a lawsuit?
It varies by state. Most states have at least a 2-year statute of limitations. In some, that deadline may be sooner. It is important to contact a defective medical device lawyer who can determine your statute of limitations and file a claim in time. A claim filed after the statute of limitations will be subject to dismissal by the court.
Why Call Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP?
Our firm has been fighting for individuals and families since 1946, using the law in order to secure justice for everyday people. That’s the power of our work, and we have been doing it more effectively every day since. For 70 years, our attorneys have fought for people across the United States, beginning with our local community here in Cleveland, Ohio.
In their history, our attorneys have achieved amazing things, including:
- Membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates
- More than $1 billion recovered in verdicts and settlements
- Inclusion in the 2016 Best Lawyers in America
- Inclusion in the Ohio Super Lawyers
- Membership in the National Trial Lawyers 40 Under 40
In our recent history, we have played important roles in the medical and legal community, representing landmark cases holding pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers accountable. We secured life-changing results for our clients because we have never lost sight of our firm’s roots and history. Our experience, our skill, and our resources make us a powerful ally for clients injured by defective transvaginal meshes and other dangerous medical devices.
Call (216) 600-0114 today to speak with our Cleveland transvaginal mesh injury attorneys in a free legal consultation.
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