New Jersey Pelvic Mesh Lawyers
We are litigating cases on behalf of women who have had vaginal mesh, pelvic mesh or bladder sling implants and have suffered from complications, including:
- Mesh Erosion
- Erosion into the bladder, colon or nerves
- Urinary Problems
- Recurrence of Incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse (POP)
- Other serious mesh complications
In 2010 the New Jersey Supreme Court decided to centralize all state court cases filed and future filings before one Judge in New Jersey Superior Court. The cases are assigned to Judge Brian Martinotti Bergen County Superior Court and are referred to as In re: J & J Litigation and In re: Bard Litigation. Our law firm was appointed Co-Liaison Counsel to help lead the cases against Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson. We filed the first vaginal mesh case 2008 and have conducted more discovery in our current cases than any other law firm in the country.
Bladder Sling Mesh Complications
In October 2008, the FDA issued a public health notification alerting healthcare providers and the public about the increasing number of serious health issues associated with the transvaginal mesh. Reported complications include mesh from nine different manufacturers.
In an article published in the August 2010 issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, researchers reported that a vaginal mesh clinical trial had to be halted early because many women implanted with the vaginal mesh had significant complications.
Then, on July 13, 2011, the FDA issued an urgent public notice advising women and their doctors to consider alternatives to surgically implanted vaginal mesh. The advisory also noted that the FDA would be conducting a meeting in September 2011 to discuss the future use of transvaginal mesh. The FDA was prompted to issue this warning after receiving more than 3,875 injury reports (some of which were deaths) associated with the mesh.
In the past 5 years alone thousands of women have suffered from serious complications following the placement of a vaginal mesh implant. Transvaginal mesh is a type of medical implant used to treat POP and incontinence, conditions that may occur after childbirth, pregnancy, pelvic surgery or from the normal aging process. Vaginal mesh implants, sometimes referred to as bladder slings are surgically inserted. According to the FDA, contributing factors to complications include a woman’s health, implant material, the size and shape of the mesh implant, how the surgery is performed and estrogen levels.
Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits in New Jersey
Our attorneys are pursuing cases on behalf of women that have had complications after vaginal mesh and bladder sling surgeries involving the following products:
Gynecare, Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson Vaginal Mesh Implants
- Gynecare Prolift and Prolift-M
- Gynecare TVT
- Prolene Mesh Prosima
C.R. Bard Vaginal Mesh Products
- Bard Avaulta
- Bard Solo
- Bard Adjust
American Medical Systems Vaginal Mesh
- AMS Apogee
- AMS Perrigee
- AMS Elevate
- AMS Sparc
- AMS Miniarc
- AMS Precise
- AMS Monarc
Boston Scientific Vaginal Mesh Products
- Boston Scientific Pinnacle
- Boston Scientific Advantage
- Boston Scientific Obtryx
- Boston Scientific Prefyx
- Boston Scientific Lynx
- Boston Scientific Solyx
Transvaginal Mesh and Bladder Sling Law Firm
If you or a loved one has been injured by any of the above vaginal mesh products or other bladder sling implants, contact us today for a free consultation.