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Long Island Pelvic Mesh Recall Lawyer

Long Island Pelvic Mesh Recall Lawyer

Since July of 2011, the FDA has been warning consumers of the dangers of certain brands of pelvic mesh that is used during surgical procedures, such as prolapsed bladder procedures, stress urinary continence procedures, and hernia repair procedures, among others.  Many brands of surgical pelvic mesh have been recalled. If you or a loved one has been affected by the pelvic mesh or trans-vaginal mesh recall, you need to contact your Long Island pelvic mesh recall lawyer, Siben & Siben, right away.  Many women are affected by this recall, and you or your loved one may be among them if you have had a procedure that required the use of this type of mesh. 

The truth is that your complications following surgery for these problems may have been prevented.  You have legal options at your disposal for recouping damages for your pain and suffering, medical expenses and more.

What’s Behind Pelvic Mesh Recall?

The Federal Drug Administration, or FDA, reports that this surgical pelvic mesh recall is for mesh that is used by surgeons in order to repair hernias, among other applications.  The FDA has received reports of complications that have been associated with surgical pelvic mesh.  These complications include adverse reactions to the mesh; injuries to nearby nerves, organs and blood vessels where mesh has been used; and adhesions, which are when the loops of the intestinal tract adhere to one another or to the mesh. 

You may have a lawsuit if you have had a surgical mesh or pelvic mesh implant and you have experienced any of the following symptoms of complications:

-          Bowel, blood vessel, or bladder perforation

-          Difficulty during sex

-          Dysparenia

-          Erosion of mesh into the vagina

-          Erosion via the vaginal epithelium

-          Infection

-          Injury to neighboring organs

-          Pelvic pain

-          Recurrence of incontinence

-          Recurrence of prolapsed

-          Urinary problems

-          Vaginal mesh hardening

-          Vaginal pain

Many brand names of pelvic mesh and vaginal mesh are involved in this massive health scare.  Patients have reported to the FDA that they have experienced problems with the following: American Medical Systems®, Boston Scientific®, Caldera®, Sofradium® ,Tyco®,Ethicon®, C.R. Bard Avaulta®, Johnson & Johnson®, and Mentor Corporation® meshes.

If you have experienced problems or complications as a result of surgical mesh or pelvic mesh, you need to act right away by contacting your Long Island pelvic mesh recall lawyer.  It is possible that you will be entitled to be compensated for your injury.  The financial compensation that you may be entitled to receive may be substantial. 

Contact a Long Island pelvic mesh recall lawyer right away to preserve your rights and to get the balling rolling in your claim against the manufacturer of the mesh that was used in your surgical procedure.  Siben & Siben will fight for you to get you the compensation that you deserve, whether you are experiencing complications or have had to undergo revision surgery to correct the problem.  You do not have to suffer alone.  Siben & Siben has the experience and courtroom know-how to handle your case from filing your claim through litigation, if necessary.