Adding my two cents to the mega mesh mess surrounding transvaginal mesh complications…

Tag: lawsuits

Scaremongering or Just Plain Scary?

Doctors are accusing the media, lawyers, and even patients speaking out, of scaremongering. They think because of them, people are being scared away from surgeries for hernia, prolapse, and incontinence that are done with surgical mesh. Not because of the risky mesh products…. no, they think it’s just because of all the “hype” of those… Read More ›

“Vaginal mesh problems in UK and USA for J&J”

“Reports suggest that one in 15 of these meshes that have been surgically implanted have been removed due to complications. ” –  From: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20171002/Vaginal-mesh-problems-in-UK-and-USA-for-JJ.aspx Vaginal mesh problems in UK and USA for J&J By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD,October 2, 2017 Meshes in the United Kingdom Vaginal meshes have been used surgically in over 75,000 women in England who… Read More ›

Johnson & Johnson’s mesh product found defective: $12.5 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

 $12.5 million total, including $7 million for punitive charges. On December 21, 2015, for the case of Patricia L. Hammons v Secant Medical, Ethicon, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the “jury found for the plaintiff on all three claims: 1) DEFECTIVE design 2) a FAILURE TO WARN DOCTORS about its dangers and negligence in manufacturing… Read More ›

Doctors Promoting “New” Mesh

I keep finding videos, and websites, where doctors are still promoting the use of mesh, for POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse), and especially for SUI (Stress urinary incontinence) and hernia repairs. This is in spite of all the reported complications, and warnings. Are there Good and Bad mesh products?

It’s not your fault.

Are you suffering from mesh complications and feeling guilty for “allowing” the mesh to be implanted in your body in the first place?
Well then, I think, that you should think again.

Sometimes, it seems the only ones listening ARE the lawyers

“Sometimes, it seems the only ones listening are the lawyers. Like many people, I have never been a fan of lawsuits, or lawyers in general. But, guess what? Sometimes, you need a lawyer,”

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