Navigation Links
More Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Filed as Two-Year Statute of Limitations for These Cases is Almost Up, Reports Alonso Krangle

New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2013

July 13, 2013 will mark the two-year anniversary of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) releasing a national warning regarding the serious risks associated with vaginal mesh implants. Because many states set their statutes of limitation for filing vaginal mesh lawsuits (also known as, Transvaginal mesh lawsuits, or Bladder Sling Lawsuits) against the various manufacturers of these devices at two years from the date of the FDA’s vaginal mesh warning, July 13 will also mark the end of that statute of limitations. This means that individuals who have claims against the makers of mesh slings and who reside in states with these statutes of limitations may not be able to sustain lawsuits against the vaginal sling makers after July 13.

This impeding deadline has led to more vaginal mesh lawsuits being filed against various manufacturers in federal court. In fact, while court records indicate that more than 16,000 vaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed in federal courts, in May and June 2013, more than 1,600 vaginal mesh lawsuits were filed against Boston Scientific alone. In addition to Boston Scientific, other manufacturers of vaginal mesh slings that have been named as defendants in similar lawsuits include C.R. Bard, American Medical Systems, Ethicon, Cook Medical, Inc. and Coloplast.
( N.J. News / Bloomberg News, June 26, 2013; )
( Reuters, June 21, 2013; )
( Boston Business Journal, July 2, 2013; )
( WBUR, Novemeber 4, 2011; )

Alonso Krangle’s experienced attorneys are dedicated to standing up for victims’ rights and holding even the largest corporations accountable for their potentially dangerous devices. We offer free vaginal mesh lawsuit evaluations to those who have sustained serious injuries that could be linked to defective vaginal mesh slings. To discuss a potential claim with one of the compassionate vaginal mesh lawyers at Alonso Krangle LLP, please contact us at 1-800-403-6191 or visit our website,

2011 FDA Vaginal Mesh Warning

The FDA’s July 2011 vaginal mesh warning highlighted the fact that vaginal mesh complications are not rare. In fact, in this warning, the FDA stated that, after analyzing the results of more than 100 vaginal mesh studies, it had discovered that about 1 in every 10 women with a mesh sling have developed or would develop serious complications. Some of the serious complications associated with vaginal mesh slings reportedly include urinary pain, pain during intercourse, vaginal scaring, mesh erosion through the vaginal lining, greater risk of infection, perforation of the blood vessels/organs surrounding the sling and recurrence of SUI.

In this warning, the FDA also explained that many of the reported vaginal mesh injuries required risky revision surgery and possibly the removal of the mesh sling within 12 months of implantation. In the worst cases, multiple revision surgeries were needed to try to correct the extensive damage allegedly caused by vaginal mesh devices.

Additionally, the FDA’s 2011 mesh sling warning highlighted the fact that women with vaginal mesh were more likely to develop serious complications than those who had undergone traditional surgery for POP and SUI and that vaginal mesh may not be effective at relieving the symptoms of prolapse.
( July 2011 )

About Alonso Krangle LLP

Andres Alonso and David Krangle, attorneys with almost 40 years of collective legal experience, have focused their law practice on handling significant personal injury cases, defective drug and medical device litigation, construction site accidents, nursing home abuse, medical negligence, qui tam / whistleblower actions and consumer fraud cases. Alonso Krangle LLP is headquartered in Long Island, New York, with offices in New York City, and New Jersey.

For more information about Alonso Krangle or to join the fight and be a part of our team, please contact us at 1-800-403-6191 or visit our website,

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. US Drug Watchdog Launches Now Calls Transvaginal Mesh A Disaster For 100,000's of US Women Recipients And Offers The Names and Contacts Of The Best Women Attorneys
2. Johnson & Johnson Violated FDA Order to Halt Sales of Transvaginal Mesh
3. Vaginal delivery as safe as cesarean for most early preterm births
4. Vaginal Deliveries as Safe as C-Sections for Most Preterm Births
5. Treated Vaginal Ring Prevents HIV in Monkeys
6. Maturitas publishes clinical guide on low-dose vaginal estrogens for vaginal atrophy
7. US Drug Watchdog Now Fears the Numbers of Transvaginal Mesh Product Failure Victims Will Grow and They Offer Victims the Names of the Best Lawyers-Who Will All Be Women
8. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges Transvaginal Mesh, Tape Or Sling Failure Victims To Call Them For The Names Of The Best Possible Attorneys-Who Are All Also Women-Get Help Now
9. US Drug Watchdog Now Offers All Victims Of A Transvaginal Mesh, Sling, or Tape Failure The Names And Contacts Of The Best Possible National Caliber Lawyers Who Are Women
10. US Drug Watchdog Expands Their Transvaginal Mesh Initiative Because Of The Potential Number Of Victims & They are Offering the Names of the Best Women Attorneys To Help
11. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Update: New Study Concerning Use of Vaginal Mesh in Prolapse Procedures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... recently ... of Eyeglasses . , Millions of individuals in the United States and Canada ... become a way to both correct vision and make a fashion statement. Even celebrities ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole Health ... the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese herbs ... Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and Rehmannia ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to Dr. Jessica Scruggs ... for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to include Mohs surgery, ... Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of Glenn Goldstein, MD, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong ... Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. ... to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A ... procedures that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that ... but also many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... , June 27, 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. ... will take whatever measures required to build a strong ... which is currently listed on the OTC Markets-pink current ... Chairman and CEO, "We are seeing an anomaly in ... understand, not only by the Company, but shareholders and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Collagen Matrix, Inc., ("Collagen Matrix") ... manufacturing of collagen and mineral based medical devices ... Bill Messer has joined the company ... leverage the growing portfolio of oral surgery, neurosurgery, ... Bill joins the Collagen Matrix executive team as ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... DUBLIN , June 24, 2016 ... and Markets has announced the addition of the ... their offering. ... products and provides an updated review, including its applications ... covering the total market, which includes three main industries: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: