Transobturator Slings: Groin Dissection Necessary and Helpful for Intractable Pain

Literature is supporting the efficacy of groin dissection and the removal of the arms of polypropylene slings for women with intractable pelvic pain “This case series is one of the few to report functional outcomes, in particular quality of life and sexual quality of life, after tape removal and has one of the highest [...]

2022-04-26T16:41:37+00:00April 26th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Transobturator Slings – Man-made Obturator and Pudendal Neuralgia

TOTs cause man-made pudendal and obturator neuralgia, a burning or stabbing pain that follows the path of a nerve. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national product liability attorney, practicing physician, and Certified Life Care Planner states, “The 2020 Joint Position Statement on the Management of Mesh-Related Complications for the FPMRS Specialist has acknowledged that pudendal [...]

2022-03-18T06:00:55+00:00March 18th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Reflecting on 2021 vaginal mesh litigation and looking towards 2022

Dr. Vigna is a CA and DC lawyer who focuses on catastrophic injuries and the neurological injuries caused by transvaginal mesh devices. “We have filed dozens of pelvic nerve injury cases caused by mid-urethral slings across the country with life care plans valued over 2 million dollars. Despite COVID we have multiple cases that [...]

2022-01-12T04:30:17+00:00January 12th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Boston Scientiific Sling Case Filed in Massachusetts

Boston Scientific was hit with a lawsuit filed by a woman who sustained injuries caused by the Obtryx transobturator sling device. On December 16, 2021, Boston Scientific was hit with a lawsuit filed by a Washington State woman who sustained injuries caused by the Obtryx transobturator sling device used for the treatment of stress [...]

2021-12-17T22:18:20+00:00December 17th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Discusses the retropubic sling ‘prototype’ injury

“Women with serious injuries caused by the Boston Scientific Advantage Fit and Ethicon TVT Exact cases are being filed across the country with symptoms of Ilioinguinal neuralgia and pudendal neuralgia. When these diagnoses occur together, that case is considered as the ‘prototype’ retropubic sling case that will lead the retropubic slings down the same [...]

2021-12-17T19:08:56+00:00December 17th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Transvaginal mesh litigation: Coloplast Altis sling case filed in Minnesota

Coloplast was hit with a lawsuit filed by an Idaho woman who sustained injuries caused by the Altis mini-sling device. On November 23, 2021, Coloplast was hit with a lawsuit filed by an Idaho woman who sustained injuries caused by the Altis mini-sling device used for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The [...]

2021-12-17T19:02:02+00:00December 16th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vaginal Mesh Update: Neurosurgeons, PM&R, and Pain Physicians step in

“We are seeing women obtaining care from multiple physician specialist outside of the field of urogynecology who are treating pudendal, obturator, and ilioinguinal neuralgia caused by retropubic and transobturator slings”…Greg Vigna, MD, JD Dr. Vigna adds, “The neurological pain syndromes caused by transobturator slings and retropubic slings may take a few years for a [...]

2021-12-03T17:15:19+00:00December 3rd, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|2 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Update on the New Jersey Vaginal Mesh Consolidated Litigation

Dr. Vigna discusses the status of current litigation and the continued efforts of Vigna Law Group to advocate for women suffering from sling-related injuries. On October 19, 2021, the Pelvic Mesh Gynecare Case List in the New Jersey State Court included the names of 4,500 women with injuries caused by Ethicon’s polypropylene transvaginal mesh [...]

2021-11-09T18:26:21+00:00November 9th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Transvaginal mesh litigation: Boston Scientific Solyx sling case filed in Arkansas

Dr. Vigna, pharmaceutical injury attorney, and practicing physician discusses the Solyx sling litigation and complications that can arise from this device.On October 18, 2021, Boston Scientific Corporation was hit with a lawsuit filed by a woman who sustained injuries caused by the Solyx Incision Sling System transvaginal mesh (TVM) device used to treat stress urinary [...]

2021-10-29T16:20:40+00:00October 29th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments
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