Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Pelvic Mesh Products Caused Injuries

**AWKO is no longer accepting cases for transvaginal mesh injuries.**

Transvaginal mesh products sold to women to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and/or stress urinary incontinence (SUI), pose significant undisclosed risks and, in some cases, cause devastating injuries. Jury trials in the first three transvaginal mesh cases resulted in verdicts for the plaintiffs with awards of $5,500,000, $11,100,000, and $2,000,000, respectively.

What is a Transvaginal Mesh?

Transvaginal mesh products are sometimes used to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Despite thousands of reports of serious injuries, only one transvaginal mesh device has been recalled. Though, several companies have discontinued their products.

Transvaginal Mesh Possible Injuries & Side Effects

Transvaginal mesh causes symptoms including:

  • Infection
  • Erosion
  • Pain (localized radiating into lower back or extremities, and/ or during urination/intercourse)
  • In many cases, the need for corrective surgeries

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