TV8 Special Report – $116.9M Pelvic Mesh Settlement

2019-12-05T16:51:39+00:00December 5th, 2019|News|

Alleging deceptive trade practices, the Texas attorney general settled its lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, which was accused of knowing its pelvic mesh could cause potentially severe side effects like chronic pain and increased incontinence but failed to warn doctors or patients. The mesh manufacturer agreed to pay 42 states a total of $116.9 million. [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Greg Vigna, MD, JD: Brachial Plexus Injuries… Early Referral to Leading Experts

2021-01-21T17:39:30+00:00January 21st, 2021|Brachial Plexus, News|

The Vigna Law Group comments on physicians' untimely diagnoses of brachial plexus, resulting in missed opportunities for high-quality treatment. Of those admitted to trauma hospitals with multiple injuries from motor vehicle accidents, one percent will have brachial plexus injuries. It is not uncommon for these injuries to be diagnosed in rehabilitation hospitals as there [...]

Dismissed Without Prejudice: Transvaginal Case Refiled in Arkansas

2021-01-11T13:46:24+00:00January 11th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

The Vigna Law Group comments on a lawsuit filed against Johnson and Johnson Inc. from a woman who was injured by the defective TVT-O sling. “Brave women with pudendal neuralgia and obturator neuralgia continue to reject inadequate settlement offers to pursue individual litigation against Ethicon. They actually have no real choice.” Greg Vigna, MD, [...]

Vigna Law Group: Crush Injuries to foot and hand = RSD = Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

2021-01-01T21:01:11+00:00January 1st, 2021|News|

Dr. Greg Vigna discusses Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 (CRPS) and the suggested relationship to crush injuries. The cause of the pain from Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), now referred to as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 (CRPS) is unknown but recent animal models suggest that it is related to impairment in blood [...]

Transobturator Transvaginal Mesh Slings: Scars Removed, Compensation Awaits

2020-12-24T03:28:24+00:00December 24th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Dr. Greg Vigna follows-up on his January 23, 2019 Press Release: “Transobturator transvaginal mesh slings: Scars Remain on the Pudendal Nerve” Dr. Greg Vigna, practicing physician, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, Certified Life Care Planner states, “Since my January 23, 2019 article much has changed: The NICE recommendations from Great Britain have essentially halted the [...]

Vigna Law Group: Neurological Injury Law Firm Comments on Penumbra Jet 7 Lawsuit

2020-12-24T03:21:12+00:00December 24th, 2020|News, Stroke|

Vigna Law Group comments on Penumbra Jet 7 Lawsuit. “Penumbra Inc. made a mistake in its design of its catheter and like other pharmaceutical injury cases compounded it by not recalling the device from the market when safety signals began coming in.” Greg Vigna, MD, JD, stroke expert, national pharmaceutical injury lawyer “We have [...]

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