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. [...]

Vigna Law Group: Offers Immediate Expert Assessment of Decubitus Ulcers aka Bed Sores

2020-11-27T23:14:25+00:00November 27th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Vigna Law Group, national neurological injury and pharmaceutical injury law firm offers immediate evaluation of bed sores that result from hospital negligence. Decubitus ulcers were deemed a ‘Never Event’ by the National Quality Forum because they are preventable and clinically devastating. Once diagnosed they often require specialized care in a long-term acute hospital (LTAC) [...]

Vigna Law Group Update: Transvaginal Mesh MDL Complaint Files in Focus

2020-11-22T22:32:16+00:00November 22nd, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

VLG has cases ready to file against Boston Scientific, Ethicon, and Coloplast in courts across the country. Here they provide updates on the discovery process. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, practicing physician, Certified Life Care Planner discusses the next phase of the transvaginal litigation. “My firm represents women who have transobturator [...]

Vaginal Mesh Defense Experts Can’t Say It…Pudendal Neuralgia

2020-11-18T17:46:40+00:00November 18th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Transobturator slings were the standard of care for the surgical management of SUI but are now known to cause disabling pain syndromes like pudendal neuralgia. Transobturator slings once considered as the standard of care for the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence has essentially been banned in England since April 2, 2019 when the [...]

Bladder Pain Post-Sling: Potentially NOT INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS but Pudendal Neuralgia

2020-11-10T01:46:25+00:00November 10th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Dr. Greg Vigna comments on interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome as an overlooked symptom of pudendal nerve compression. Dr. Andreas Gohritz wrote: “Pudendal nerve compression should always be taken into account when examining and treating patients with symptoms of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome.” Dr. Greg Vigna, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, practicing physician, Certified Life Care [...]

Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Post-MDL: It is about Secondary Nerve Entrapment

2020-10-28T01:55:11+00:00October 28th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

National pharmaceutical injury attorney and practicing physician comments on the status of the vaginal mesh litigation since the MDL has closed. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, practicing physician, and Certified Life Care Planner comments on the status of the vaginal mesh litigation since the MDL has closed: “We continue to be [...]

Vigna Law Group: TVM litigation update…remember you weren’t hit by a FedEx Truck

2020-10-11T19:31:46+00:00October 11th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Attorney, Ben Martin, comments on pharmaceutical injury litigation and how cases are long, tough fights but those in which we believe the truth will prevail. Ben Martin, Esq., of Martin Baughman, national pharmaceutical injury attorney comments on high stakes pharmaceutical litigation in the IVC Filter litigation and discusses cases involving neurologically injured women he [...]

Transvaginal Mesh Debacle: Doctors in the Blame Game

2020-10-11T19:24:11+00:00October 11th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, practicing physician, and Certified Life Care Planner discusses next phase of mesh litigation. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, practicing physician, and Certified Life Care Planner discusses next phase of litigation: “Defendant manufacturers are counter suing implanting physicians, the same physicians that they lied [...]

TVM Update: Pudendal/Ilioinguinal/Obturator Neuralgia = Immeasurable Injury

2020-09-27T20:31:07+00:00September 27th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Pharmaceutical injury attorney, Ben Martin, comments on need for monetary justice against manufacturers of mesh slings/devices that cause neurological injuries. Ben Martin, Esq. of Martin Baughman, national pharmaceutical injury attorney comments on the issues as it relates to monitory demands to defense manufacturers for the neurological injured clients that he represents from the vaginal [...]

Interstitial Cystitis: An Unrecognized Complication of Transvaginal Mesh Slings

2020-09-24T16:36:17+00:00September 24th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Pudendal neuralgia from pudendal nerve entrapment in a majority of cases produce the same urological symptoms that are described for Interstitial Cystitis. Combined sacral neuromodulation and bilateral pudendal nerve release surgery has been reported as a successful treatment for a woman diagnosed with bilateral pudendal neuralgia from pudendal nerve entrapment after over 15-years of [...]

Obturator internus muscle spasm or dystonia? Result is the same…Pudendal Neuralgia

2020-09-18T19:47:26+00:00September 14th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

TVT-O and the Obtryx sling cause pudendal neuralgia and the mechanism is acute injury to the obturator internus muscle during implantation of the device. In 2005 Dr. Noor M. Gajraj was the first physician to report in the literature the successful use of Botox injection into the obturator internus muscle in a woman suffering [...]

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