Interstitial Cystitis and Mid-urethral Slings: Please, ladies, don’t let them remove your bladder

One side effect of pudendal neuralgia is bladder pain, but many medical professionals incorrectly diagnose this symptom for interstitial cystitis. “Unfortunately, women continue to suffer for years with an incorrect diagnosis of interstitial cystitis (IC) and have undergone years of unnecessary and sometimes harmful treatments only to be diagnosed with pudendal neuralgia. Complete mesh [...]

2021-10-09T01:11:25+00:00October 9th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Case Law Update: A safer alternative design for the retropubic sling

The Vigna Law Group continues to fight mesh and sling manufacturers as the law works to define what is considered a safer alternative to sling and mesh devices. “The Court finds Ethicon’s argument that Ultrapro is not a feasible, safer alternative simply because it also contains polypropylene mesh to be lacking. It is arguable [...]

2021-09-23T19:09:48+00:00September 23rd, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Ethicon hit with another TVT lawsuit: Pathway to remove retropubic slings from the market

Dr. Vigna discusses the details of another Ethicon TVT lawsuit and expands on his position to fight for the justice of women harmed by these defective devices. “We have a strong line of cases with serious neurological injuries from retropubic slings which will be analyzed in some cases under the consumer expectation or risk-utility [...]

2021-09-23T19:05:15+00:00September 23rd, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Ethicon Hit with TVT-O Lawsuit in East Texas by Martin Baughman, PLLC

Dr. Greg Vigna, national pharmaceutical injury attorney and practicing physician, comments on the vaginal mesh litigation by his law firm. “The Ethicon TVT-O continues to cause serious injuries acutely after implantation or become symptomatic years”…Greg Vigna, MD, JD In July 2021, Ethicon, Inc. was hit with a lawsuit filed by a woman who sustained [...]

2021-09-23T19:00:36+00:00September 23rd, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Endo Pharmaceutical Hit with Another Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit in TX as They Approach Bankruptcy

Endo has the potential for bankruptcy given their current issues but cases will continue to be filed as latent injuries continue to be caused by mesh devices. "We understand that Endo Pharmaceutical has the potential for bankruptcy given their current debt and problems with the opioid litigation. We will continue to file cases against [...]

2021-09-15T01:55:59+00:00September 15th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Most Mid-Urethral Sling Implanting Physicians Have No Idea of the Dangers

AUGS Statement on the Management of Mesh-Related Complications describes unique risks caused by the arms of polypropylene retropubic and transobturator slings “There is clearly a disconnect between what has been published in the literature over the past 10 years regarding the serious neurological pain syndromes caused by mid-urethral slings and what implanting physicians in [...]

2021-08-19T23:50:28+00:00August 19th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Polypropylene Vaginal Mesh Extrapelvic Pain Syndromes

Dr. Greg Vigna discusses the unique risks associated with the arms of polypropylene retropubic and transobturator slings. “Extrapelvic pain caused by the arms of retropubic and transobturator slings are responsible for pudendal, obturator, and/or ilioinguinal neuralgia. Some women with transobturator arms report neuropathic pain and weakness involving the ankle and foot as part of [...]

2021-08-02T17:54:24+00:00August 2nd, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Risks of “Extrapelvic Pain” from bladder sling arms still not warned by TVM Manufacturers

Sling manufacturers have failed to add additional warnings to their instructions for use and to date have not provided a ‘Dear Doctor Letter’ to physicians. “Women continue to be vulnerable to the risk of serious complications associated with Mid-urethral slings”…Una Lee, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Greg Vigna, MD, JD, practicing physician, [...]

2021-07-21T03:33:28+00:00July 21st, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments
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