Vaginal Mesh Compensation

In February 2013 the nation’s first trial involving Ethicon’s vaginal mesh resulted in a jury award of more than $11 million in compensatory and punitive damages to plaintiff Linda Gross.

In June 2012 a jury in California state court awarded $5.5 million to a couple who suffered life-altering injuries as a result of the wife’s vaginal mesh implant.

In an effort to relieve her incontinence, the wife, Christine Scott, had been surgically implanted with a mesh product called the Avaulta and manufactured by C.R. Bard Medical. The Avaulta mesh eventually cut into Christine Scott’s colon, requiring her to undergo at least eight more surgeries.

If, like Christine Scott, you have suffered as a result of having received a surgical mesh implant, contact the Rottenstein Law Group. We will evaluate your case and—if we determine that you might be entitled to compensation from your implant’s manufacturer—we will file an individual lawsuit on your behalf.

You Need a Lawyer Willing to File an Individual Surgical Mesh Lawsuit

In most instances, the best way to obtain the most compensation for your injuries is to find a lawyer who is willing to file an individual lawsuit on your behalf. Unlike class action claimants, who are forced to share their awards with the other members of the class, the claimants in individual lawsuits often recover fair amounts for their losses.

The Rottenstein Law Group files individual lawsuits on behalf of patients injured by potentially dangerous drugs or medical devices. The firm is currently accepting vaginal mesh cases from patients who believe they were injured by a surgical mesh implant, a vaginal mesh implant, or a bladder sling.

Many Mesh Products Are Still on the Market

While several brands of mesh have been discontinued or voluntarily recalled by their manufacturers, there are still many vaginal mesh/surgical mesh products on the market, and they are wreaking havoc on many women’s lives.

A Recall of Surgical Mesh Is Not Necessary For You To Recover Money

To file a lawsuit for injuries you suffered as a result of a drug or medical device, the drug or medical device doesn’t have to have been recalled. Many women have suffered, and they’re filing lawsuits against vaginal mesh manufacturers to get compensated for their injuries.

RLG’s Vaginal Mesh Lawyers Will Make Things Easier

If you or someone you love has suffered from side effects related to the vaginal placement of surgical mesh, submit this simple secure form so we can conduct a free and confidential evaluation of your eligibility to file a surgical mesh lawsuit. We are sensitive to the suffering that mesh patients have undergone. We will act in your best interests and make the process as simple for you as possible.

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  1. Guest
    on November 29, 2012 at 9:19 am

    I has transabdominalesh in 1999. I also had a tunny tuck at the same timeon February 26, 2012 I had Gastric Bypass without complication except to need for some scar tissue. Since my Gastric Bypas I've never felt better. Several theft were done to try and find the source I'm pain.with the use of an EGD the problem was discovered. Severe mesh errosion with infection had embedded into my gastric bypass surgical site thur required. My surgeon to go in. And remove the mesh and repair some of the areas of errided tissues

  2. Guest
    on October 25, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    I had abdominal surgery and the mesh has causing pain and cuts my air off when I bend over.

  3. Guest
    on October 5, 2012 at 8:00 am

    I had 3 surgeries after mesh was put in me, also 2 drain tubes; been in pain ever since.

  4. Guest
    on September 10, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    I underwent a C-Section in December of 2011. During this the doctor was asking for more mesh to repair my uterus as it was paper thin, and needed the mesh to close it and repair it from tearing. This being my third C-section in 5 yrs. I am unaware of what kind of mesh was used.

  5. Guest
    on August 17, 2012 at 7:37 pm

    I am a 48 year old male who had hernia surgery two years ago. The repair was done with 3-D surgical mesh. Since then, I have had severely decreased blood flow to my testicles which makes having sex impossible. I have had two other hernia repairs since then and the pain has gotten much worse. During my last urological exam, my physician told me my testicles have detached. Again, I had no problem with my testicles or blood flow before I had the first hernia repair with surgical mesh.

  6. Guest
    on August 12, 2012 at 5:17 pm

    Mesh disintegration and needs to be removed. I have severe pain prior to the operation. My colon/rectum walls had to be reconstructed. The pain is severe at times, losses of quality life, and sex life totally ruined.

  7. Guest
    on July 30, 2012 at 9:06 am

    4 years ago, I had this surgical mesh. During the surgery, they cut my bladder and I had to have a catheter twice because I could not go to the bathroom on my own. As of today, I still can't go to the bathroom and I'm always having bladder infections. I also have so much pain and I'm not sure but I recently had surgery having to go with my intestines.

  8. Guest
    on July 8, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    Had surgery both for rectum and prolapsed uterus. Same problem continued but more pain.

  9. Guest
    on March 23, 2012 at 12:59 am

    September 20, 2007 had twins (38 weeks gestation) via C-section. At 6 week cheek up told Dr. B that I felt something in the area of my cut. He said it was just scar tissue. Since this appointment in October 2007, the Dr. Has lost his license.

    In October 2008, I went to my Family Doctor Dave Morland and he looked at my stomach and said “you have a hernia” without even touching my stomach. He sent me to Dr. Wittle at OSF Clinic in Galesburg, IL. Dr. Wittle confirmed I had the hernia and I was put on the schedule for surgery. I had surgery on October 31, 2008 for a 14cm hernia they did the operation and in placed the mesh to help with it. I spent 3 days in the hospital, and had a NG tube in for 2 of them.

    In 2009, I found out that the IUD Dr. B put in after the Twins were born (2007) had in beaded it's self in my uterus and I had to have surgery to have it removed. I went in and had Dr. Ma (Peoria Women's Health) did the surgery. Dr Ma told me that I have PCOS.

    In 2010, I went back to Dr. Ma and he then tied my tubes, he did it with a scope and things went fine. I noticed that every now and then I would have a sharp pain in my right side where my rib cage is. I knew it was not but it felt like I had a foot trying to shove thru. It would wake me from my sleep at times and even took me to my knees a few. This continues even after the most recent surgery.

    I would have my cycle for 60 + days at a time even after I had my tubes tied. So I went back to Dr. Morland and he sent me to Dr. Fox at the OSF Clinic in Galesburg, IL. He wanted to do an Endometrial Ablation; I looked into it and decided that it was NOT for me. Dr. Fox did a biopsy on my uterus on my first visit. That was very painful. So I told Dr. Fox how I felt and we decided to go ahead and do the hysterectomy.

    On February 9th, I went to OSF in Galesburg, IL for my hysterectomy. I had to be there at 6 am. I was taken back for surgery, by 8am or so. I am not sure how long it was I was knocked out rather fast. I do know when I was trying to wake up (over 7 hours later) I was so sour my body hurt from my shoulders to my toes. I could hear the Doctors talking but could not open my eyes. I felt them move me from bed to bed, I asked “WHY DID YOU HAVE TO CUT ME OPEN?” I don't remember getting any reply. I came to about 7pm that night in ICU. They told me the Mesh from my hernia had ripped into my gallbladder and was making it cease up. (Hence, the note from 2010 after tubal) I spent the night in ICU, my blood count was under a 7 (from what I was told!) I was moved to OB POSTPARTUM room on Friday February 10th where I stayed till I was released on Sunday February 12th. I was also told my surgery took the use of 3 sergeant and several scrub nurses.

    On February 24th, I went back for a checkup. Things looked good, and Dr. Fox released me to work 4 hour shifts at my gas station clerk job as long as I did not do any lifting. I only work Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 4 (with NO LIFTING).

    On March 16th, went back to Dr. Fox and he told me that I had an infection. He (without using any numbing agent) drained the infected area along my incision. Then he packed the area he had cut with packing strips. He put me on antibodies. (500 mg 4xs a day)

    On March 21st, I got a call from Dr. Fox's office telling me that I had Strep B. They added another antibodies to my first one (250 mg 4xs a day).

    On March 22nd, I went back to Dr. Fox's office for a checkup. He again without using any numbing agent) drained the infected area along my incision. Then he packed the area he had cut with packing strips. He told me “to remove it on Saturday and pack it again, and come back on MONDAY!”

  10. Guest
    on December 13, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    Mesh was used in my hernia repair. And now most of my intestines had to be removed. The mesh tangled up in my intestines.

  11. Guest
    on November 24, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    I am a 54-year-old white male who had a 3D marlex mesh hernia repair in 2002. Now I have a left hydrocelectomy because of adhesions the patch has caused. My left testicle is the size of a baseball. This surgery took place in Coos Bay Oregon, I now reside in CA. I also need the patch removed. Please e-mail me your response, thanks.

  12. Guest
    on October 24, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    Had surgery three years ago for bladder prolapse. Some brand of mesh sling... Have had urinary issues- worn a catheter, had a catheter inserted outside my body in abdomen, had second surgery. Still have leakage and emotional issues. Should I seek an attorney for advice?

  13. Guest
    on October 3, 2011 at 10:35 am

    Had mesh sling in 2000-2001, had ongoing problems with incontinence, abd pain, retention etc. Recently had surgery to have it removed 4/7/11 and continue to have problems.

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