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. [...]

Interstitial Cystitis and Mid-urethral Slings: Please, ladies, don’t let them remove your bladder

2021-10-09T01:11:25+00:00October 9th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

One side effect of pudendal neuralgia is bladder pain, but many medical professionals incorrectly diagnose this symptom for interstitial cystitis. “Unfortunately, women continue to suffer for years with an incorrect diagnosis of interstitial cystitis (IC) and have undergone years of unnecessary and sometimes harmful treatments only to be diagnosed with pudendal neuralgia. Complete mesh [...]

Ethicon hit with another TVT lawsuit: Pathway to remove retropubic slings from the market

2021-09-23T19:05:15+00:00September 23rd, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Dr. Vigna discusses the details of another Ethicon TVT lawsuit and expands on his position to fight for the justice of women harmed by these defective devices. “We have a strong line of cases with serious neurological injuries from retropubic slings which will be analyzed in some cases under the consumer expectation or risk-utility [...]

Ethicon Hit with TVT-O Lawsuit in East Texas by Martin Baughman, PLLC

2021-09-23T19:00:36+00:00September 23rd, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Dr. Greg Vigna, national pharmaceutical injury attorney and practicing physician, comments on the vaginal mesh litigation by his law firm. “The Ethicon TVT-O continues to cause serious injuries acutely after implantation or become symptomatic years”…Greg Vigna, MD, JD In July 2021, Ethicon, Inc. was hit with a lawsuit filed by a woman who sustained [...]

Endo Pharmaceutical Hit with Another Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit in TX as They Approach Bankruptcy

2021-09-15T01:55:59+00:00September 15th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Endo has the potential for bankruptcy given their current issues but cases will continue to be filed as latent injuries continue to be caused by mesh devices. "We understand that Endo Pharmaceutical has the potential for bankruptcy given their current debt and problems with the opioid litigation. We will continue to file cases against [...]

Vigna Law Group: Most Mid-Urethral Sling Implanting Physicians Have No Idea of the Dangers

2021-08-19T23:50:28+00:00August 19th, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

AUGS Statement on the Management of Mesh-Related Complications describes unique risks caused by the arms of polypropylene retropubic and transobturator slings “There is clearly a disconnect between what has been published in the literature over the past 10 years regarding the serious neurological pain syndromes caused by mid-urethral slings and what implanting physicians in [...]

Vigna Law Group: Polypropylene Vaginal Mesh Extrapelvic Pain Syndromes

2021-08-02T17:54:24+00:00August 2nd, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Dr. Greg Vigna discusses the unique risks associated with the arms of polypropylene retropubic and transobturator slings. “Extrapelvic pain caused by the arms of retropubic and transobturator slings are responsible for pudendal, obturator, and/or ilioinguinal neuralgia. Some women with transobturator arms report neuropathic pain and weakness involving the ankle and foot as part of [...]

Risks of “Extrapelvic Pain” from bladder sling arms still not warned by TVM Manufacturers

2021-07-21T03:33:28+00:00July 21st, 2021|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Sling manufacturers have failed to add additional warnings to their instructions for use and to date have not provided a ‘Dear Doctor Letter’ to physicians. “Women continue to be vulnerable to the risk of serious complications associated with Mid-urethral slings”…Una Lee, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Greg Vigna, MD, JD, practicing physician, [...]

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