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Defective Medical Mesh Lawsuits Make Primetime News

May 29th, 2018

Recently, CBS News and their long-running news magazine 60 Minutes reported on the tremendous controversy surrounding a common surgical implant that has generated the largest multi-district litigation since asbestos.

Transvaginal or gynecological mesh—a surgical device implanted in over two million American women—currently lies at the center of over 100,000 lawsuits filed by those women on the grounds of severe complications. The full report is available here.

Conflicting Claims

While the manufacturers of this strip of plastic say the implant is safe, over 100,000 women disagree. Together, they are part of the largest multi-district litigation seen in the United States since asbestos—claiming the implant “can inflict life-altering pain and injury.”

A Pattern of Defects

Over five years, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uncovered nearly 4,000 reports of injury, death, and malfunction against one manufacturer alone—as well as other complications such as pain, infection, urinary problems, bleeding, and organ perforation.

If you or a loved one has suffered due to the surgical implantation of transvaginal mesh, call the experienced North Carolina transvaginal mesh attorneys at Henson Fuerst today at 919-781-1107.

Our legal team has experience standing up to hospitals, insurance companies, and anyone else trying to prevent you from receiving full and fair compensation. Contact us today to learn how Henson Fuerst may be able to help.

When you call, you will speak with one of our experienced Raleigh transvaginal mesh attorneys. They will investigate every detail of your situation at no cost to you and fight hard to protect your rights. At Henson Fuerst, you will never pay an attorney’s fee up front, and you owe us nothing unless we recover for you.

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