How Successful is Pelvic Prolapse Surgery?

How Successful is Pelvic Prolapse Surgery?

How Successful is Pelvic Prolapse Surgery?

When we talk about pelvic organ prolapse, it means one or more of the tissues and muscles that supports the pelvic organs – the womb, colon, vagina, or bladder – slide down from their natural position and protrude into the vagina, in many cases a pelvic prolapse surgery is required.  A prolapse occurs when the pelvic […]

What is a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit?

What is a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit?

The first transvaginal mesh lawsuit was introduced in court in 2012. Several transvaginal mesh manufacturers have lost multimillion-dollar cases since then. Many corporations have agreed to substantial legal settlements to avoid facing litigants in court, but others have postponed procedures and settlements. Multiple juries have sided with plaintiffs who accused manufacturers like American Medical systems […]

How Do You Fix a Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

how do you fix pelvic organ prolapse?

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a pelvic floor disorder in which the muscles, ligaments, and connective tissues that support your pelvic organs become weakened to keep them in place. Your pelvic floor muscles operate as a strong sling, supporting organs such as your vagina, uterus, bladder, and rectum. The pelvic organs usually move out of place […]

At What Symptom Stage Would I Require Prolapse Surgery?

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Pelvic organ prolapse happens when a pelvic organ, such as your bladder, moves from its usual location in your lower abdomen and presses on the sides of your vagina. This can occur if the pelvic floor muscles that keep your pelvic organs in place become weak or strained due to age, childbirth, or hormonal imbalance. […]

Groups in Texas Urge Justices to Reconsider the Scope of Section 230

  Republican senators, former national security officials, and the state of Texas have filed separate amicus curiae briefs in Texas urging the Supreme Court to back a narrow interpretation of Section 230 that would no longer protect websites from being sued for the content they recommend. Section 230, a Provision of the Communication Decency Act, […]

Transvaginal Mesh – Failure to Test as a Claim

Contemplating whether you have a potential transvaginal mesh case? The past decade has seen over 100,000 transvaginal lawsuits filed, with individual complications ranging from chronic pain, bleeding, infection, organ perforation and autoimmune problems.  These cases have settled for roughly $8 billion dollars, with many of them alleging negligence and failure to warn on the part […]

Johnson & Johnson Seeks Supreme Court Review of $302 Million Fine in Pelvic Mesh Case as Part of a “Dangerous” Trend

  In 2020, Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit was subject to a $344 million pelvic mesh judgment that found J&J failed to inform consumers about the risks of transvaginal devices. The original lawsuit, filed in 2016 by then-California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, alleged the misrepresentations made by J&J violated the state’s Unfair Competition Law and […]

Transvaginal Mesh Implant Uses and Why Women Are Suing Over It

transvaginal mesh implant

Background and history of the transvaginal mesh implant devices Pelvic organ prolapse happens when the supportive tissue between the organs deteriorates or weakens. This is most frequent after childbirth, although there are other reasons. Gynecologists began using surgical mesh in the 1970s to repair vaginal tissue to treat pelvic organ prolapse. Surgeons began to employ […]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawyer: How to File Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

Transvaginal Mesh Lawyer

What is a transvaginal mesh implant? Transvaginal mesh is net-like medical device surgeons use to repair weakened or damaged tissue in a woman’s bladder or pelvic region caused by stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse. The term “transvaginal” refers to the transvaginal mesh procedures used to insert the mesh through the vagina. A transvaginal […]