Vaginal Mesh Update: Massachusetts requires safer alternative design

The Vigna Law Group comments on recent discussions held in United States federal courts regarding safer design alternatives. “… Because a reasonable alternative design is a required element of design defect and Plaintiffs have not pled that an alternative design exists in their Complaint, they have not stated a plausible claim for relief, and [...]

2021-05-13T19:17:04+00:00May 13th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

TVM Litigation Update: Transobturator slings AND Defense Experts are on the clock

Knowledgeable defense experts are downplaying or completely omitting from recordation the complaints of seriously injured women who come to them for care. “There are defense witnesses who present themselves as experts in surgical management of polypropylene mid-urethral slings and their complications. At best they underplay the severity of complications and resulting harm. At worst [...]

2021-04-13T23:33:50+00:00April 13th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Transvaginal mesh litigation: Coloplast Altis case filed in Florida

The Vigna Law Group comments on recent cases filed on behalf of severely injured women suffering from transvaginal mesh injuries. On March 12, 2021 Coloplast Corporation was hit with a lawsuit filed by a woman who sustained injuries caused by the Altis Single Incision Sling System transvaginal mesh (TVM) device used for the treatment [...]

2021-04-02T01:05:24+00:00April 2nd, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Vaginal Mesh Ethicon Multidistrict Litigation Update

The Vigna Law Group remains selective regarding the cases taking past the MDL as well as the new injury cases signed. “Ethicon Multidistrict Litigation: This main MDL case is CLOSED and STRICKEN from the docket: no member cases remain”… Honorable Judge Goodwin (Case 2:12-md-02327 Document 9204) Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, [...]

2021-03-25T00:00:28+00:00March 25th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Ben C Martin Pharmaceutical Injury Attorney Weighs in on Vaginal Mesh Litigation

Vigna Law Group releases new podcast featuring Ben C Martin. My firm represents many women with pudendal neuralgia, obturator neuralgia, and ilioinguinal neuralgia caused by mid-urethral slings. The injuries we are seeing are sometimes simply devastating. Our hope is that our clients get better. Our goal is that they are fully compensated for their [...]

2021-03-17T17:38:56+00:00March 17th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Greg Vigna, MD, JD: Mini-slings: Less mesh, more big injuries

Dr. Greg Vigna comments on AUG's failure to recognize the chronic pain that results from the foreign body response of the mesh implantation. “Do not use single-incision sub-urethral short mesh sling insertion except as part of a clinical trial….Do not offer a transobturator approach unless there are specific clinical circumstances in which the retropubic [...]

2021-03-05T19:22:19+00:00March 5th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Boston Scientific Corp. MDL has ended: Serious Injury Case Ongoing

On February 11, 2021 Judge Goodwin entered an order closing the Boston Scientific Corp.’s MDL case because “all substantive matters have concluded in this MDL. Dr. Greg Vigna, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, practicing physician, and expert in Life Care Planning, comments, “My firm was the first to have a case involving pudendal neuralgia filed [...]

2021-02-24T23:42:04+00:00February 24th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

AUGS President Dr. Holly Richter: In Position to Stop Transobturator Slings

Dr. Greg Vigna discusses the hope that Dr. Holly Ritcher will protect women by moving to ban transobturator slings from the marketplace. “Dr. Holly Richter is in position to improve the reputation of American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) which has failed to protect women from the dangers of transvaginal mesh. I believe she will do [...]

2021-01-29T19:11:55+00:00January 29th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Greg Vigna, MD, JD: Transobturator Slings – The Truth Hurts

Defense experts and key opinion leaders for mesh manufacturers have known for years about the unreasonable risks of transobturator polypropylene devices. “I represent many women with pudendal neuralgia and/or obturator neuralgia whose injuries began just after transobturator procedures. This includes many cases of late onset cases and “trans-obturator meshes like Prolift and TVT-O are [...]

2021-01-21T19:02:02+00:00January 21st, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|1 Comment
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