Bard’s Avaulta Mesh is a type of transvaginal (TV) mesh implants that have been prescribed to women suffering from stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prelapse. The Avaulta mesh, and to a wider extent, all types of TV meshes have been linked to serious side effects and complications.
As a result, many women across the United States have begun filing injury claims and lawsuits to seek compensation for the damage done after using the Avaulta mesh. If you were one of these women, and you have not yet sought legal counsel, we encourage you to reach out as soon as possible.
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Sadly, the transvaginal mesh has been linked to a high number of side effects and serious health risks. The FDA issued warnings to consumers about the immense risk from using transvaginal meshes such as Bard’s Avaulta. Transvaginal meshes are porous, and with extended use, can embed, irritate, and puncture organs or the vaginal walls
Some of the complications and health risks of using the mesh include:
For women who have experienced problems from transvaginal mesh, relief may only come in the form of surgery to fully remove the mesh. The tradeoff, however, is that pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence may return, as the mesh was used to treat those ailments. Yet, as the evidence begins growing to show that TV meshes do more harm than good, and can lead to painful, life-threatening, and possibly even permanent damage, it is only right that women understand that there is a way to recover from the financial losses, as well as emotional and physical pain.
Presently, several cases of TV mesh and Bard’s Avaulta mesh are currently being reviewed. While our New York injury lawyers strive to settle cases for our clients as favorable as possible, it may come to a point where a case becomes a lawsuit and must be litigated in court. If that is the case, you can find some comfort knowing that our trustworthy legal team at Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP have extensive experience handling cases of this magnitude.
If you believe you have a case against transvaginal mesh or the Bard’s Avaulta mesh, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss your legal options: (212) 684-1880.