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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) ABOUT MESH DEVICE LITIGATION
To help you understand the legal aspects of mesh lawsuits, here some answers to these FAQs:
1Why are women filing transvaginal mesh lawsuits?
Some women have suffered pain and other injuries from a product that was otherwise represented as safe. Many need help covering the costs of multiple surgeries to rectify complications that caused devastating impact on their lives.
2Who is entitled to file a vaginal mesh lawsuit?
Women who have experienced serious health complications including organ damage, mesh erosion as well as protrusion from the bladder, bowel or vaginal may file a complaint. A free, confidential legal consultation will consider many other factors from recurring infections to urinary problems like incontinence.
3Will transvaginal mesh lawsuits be dismissed or ignored?
The transvaginal mesh litigation is one of the most sizable medical mass torts in the Southern District of West Virginia. More than 42,000 mesh cases are in the MDL, which significantly exceeds the total for other medical cases. Besides these, thousands more are pending in other state courts across the country.
4What is a bellwether trial?
These are early cases that often provide indications about settlements for similar mesh lawsuits. The compensation awarded to plaintiffs in the initial mesh proceedings suggest that juries will return favorable verdicts.
5Why take the time and effort to file a transvaginal mesh lawsuit?
Filing a transvaginal mesh lawsuit is your right and a way to hold manufacturers accountable for causing unnecessary harm. If they had provided complete warnings about the risks, physicians and patients could have made more informed decisions.
6Are there time limitations for filing a lawsuit?
A limited period, called the "statute of limitations" is available for filing a transvaginal mesh complaint. The time restrictions vary in each state, so it is critical to contact a transvaginal lawyer promptly.
7What is the compensation for health complications from TVM devices?
The circumstances in every case are unique. Awards are based on the damages that each patient experienced. However, manufacturers have agreed to significant settlements, and juries have awarded substantial sums.
8What factors determine settlement amounts?
Juries often consider the extent of injuries, the need for and number of revision surgeries, lost income or inability to work, pain and suffering as well as the impact on intimate relationships to decide the compensation.
9Why should I contact your transvaginal mesh lawyers?
The Mesh Lawsuit Help Center provides comprehensive information about your legal rights and genuinely cares about the suffering that you have experienced from the defective TVM implants. We provide a free, confidential legal consultation and will answer any other questions patiently and thoroughly.