Bad News for Women: “The Altis Sling…Performance is Consistent with…Predicate Devices”

Does the Altis sling, like other mini-slings, reduce the risk of obturator and pudendal neuralgia when compared to TVT-O or TOTs? Coloplast sponsored an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for the Altis sling used in the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) to obtain data of safety and efficacy with 113 women and the [...]

2020-06-23T21:34:03+00:00June 23rd, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Aggregate Settlements Failed to Compensate the Most Injured

Matrix settlements provided little relief for women with catastrophic pain syndromes that lead to a lifetime of disability and need for ongoing medical care. There is little dispute that the Transvaginal Mesh (TVM) Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) in the Southern District of West Virginia failed to provide a path to adequate compensation for the most [...]

2020-06-10T01:26:17+00:00June 10th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Litigation: A Focused Look at Compensatory Damages Post-MDL

Women with disabling injuries have yet to settle claims against TVM manufacturers because accepting the offer would result in living as a medical indigent. Within the rubble of the West Virginia Transvaginal Mesh Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) are likely a few hundred or so brave women with disabling injuries who have yet to settle their [...]

2020-05-29T01:55:41+00:00May 29th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Transobturator Sling Latent or Acute Injuries? Manufacturers Responsible for Both

For women with injuries from the transobturator slings, there are symptoms and types of disability that suggest obturator and pudendal neuralgia injuries. Ben Martin, Esq., national pharmaceutical injury trial attorney and partner at Martin Baughman PLLC in Dallas Texas answers: “They can both be strong cases depending on the facts. In many jurisdictions in [...]

2020-05-23T02:46:43+00:00May 23rd, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Which Poison is Worse: Outside-in vs. Insideout Transobturator Slings

The TOT and TVT-O were developed for the management of stress urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, women's obturator nerve and its branches are in peril. Dr. Delorme first described the “outside-to-in” transobturator tape (TOT) in 2001 which gave birth to the Monarc sling (American Medical Systems), the Obtryx (Boston Scientific), the Align TO (Bard), and the [...]

2020-05-13T00:26:46+00:00May 13th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Free Book on the Anatomic Basis of Vaginal Mesh Pain: Understand Your Treatment Options

Do you suffer from pudendal, obturator, or ilioinguinal neuralgia? Understand the conditions, obtain the medical care and, if necessary, legal care. Martin Baughman, PLLC, a trial firm that specializes in medical device litigation, understands the magnitude of harm to women suffer caused by the catastrophic pain syndromes caused by the vaginal mesh: “These devices [...]

2020-05-08T19:32:06+00:00May 8th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Update on AMS TVM litigation

Endo Pharmaceuticals acquired American Medical Systems (AMS) on April 11, 2011. AMS was one of the leading manufacturers in transvaginal mesh (TVM) devices including their SPARC and Monarc slings used for the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence. Unfortunately for Endo Pharmaceuticals, the purchase included AMS’s TVM liability which has grown into billions in [...]

2020-04-23T21:00:25+00:00April 23rd, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments
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