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. [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Vigna Law Group: Vaginal Mesh Ethicon Multidistrict Litigation Update

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

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, [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Vigna Law Group: A Medicolegal Perspective of Phantom Limb Pain After Traumatic Amputation

2021-03-17T17:33:26+00:00March 17th, 2021|Medical Malpractice, News|

Dr. Vigna weighs in on the treatment of phantom pain following a traumatic amputation. “Post-amputation pain in the missing limb following amputation, first described by a French military surgeon in the 1500’s, requires life-time treatment to allow for optimum functional outcome after an amputation. The cost of necessary treatments is substantial”…Greg Vigna, MD, JD. [...]

Vaginal Mesh Scandal Ongoing as Adverse Events Continue

2021-03-05T19:26:38+00:00March 5th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Dr. Greg Vigna comments on the Maude Adverse Event Report involving a woman who was implanted with a harmful Prolift device. On April 5, 2019 MAUDE Adverse Event Report 141104027 involved a woman who was implanted with the Prolift +M Total (anterior and posterior system in 2010). In 2011, she experienced persistent constipation, pain [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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