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Transvaginal Mesh Causes Numerous Painful Problems for Many Women

 For many women, pelvic organ prolapse, the medical condition in which the muscles of a woman’s "pelvic floor" weakens because of age or trauma, is a common and uncomfortable medical issue. Women who are diagnosed with the condition must deal with embarrassing side effects that occur when organs such as the bladder, uterus and small bowels drop into the vagina.

Although there are several procedures that can either help alleviate or altogether get rid of the problem, one particular procedure has recently caused numerous issues for an increasing number of women. This procedure includes the use of transvaginal mesh inserts in an attempt to correct the problem. And while many women do not have problems with the mesh, many unfortunately do. The mesh can erode, degrade, or become exposed, which can cause pelvin pain, incontinence, and pain during sexual intercourse. A supposedly helpful procedure can make a women’s quality of life much worse than before. 

In May, Edno International Plc was made to pay $830 million to resolve approximately 20,000 lawsuits related to the usage of its vaginal-mesh implants that had eroded. Prior to the settlement, the FDA had stated that all mesh inserts should undergo stricter safety requirements because of their high-risk nature. 

Legal Commentary
The complications caused by this device have left many women to suffer with horrid recoveries, large medical bills, lost wages, and ongoing pain. From a civil standpoint, our firm has represented numerous families who are the victims of the complications from the transvaginal mesh device. If you or a loved one has experienced any of these problems because of an implanted or removed transvaginal mesh, we encourage you to consult with one of our transvaginal mesh attorneys as soon as possible. A successful civil claim pursued against the responsible party will help compensate the victims for the costly medical expenses, and hopefully for their pain, suffering, and lost wages for time missed from work. Further questions can be directed to the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm by emailing the lead TV Mesh lawyer, Majed Nachawati at, or by calling our office at 1.866.705.7584.

About the Author
Majed Nachawati is a preeminent Pharmaceutical Products Liability Lawyer with a focus on representing transvaginal mesh victims and families harmed by dangerous implantations on a nationwide basis—especially the Transvaginal mesh device. Mr. Nachawati has resolved numerous cases through trials and settlements that have resulted in seven and eight figure confidential settlements. He is on the Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas. He is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Texas and Arkansas, and is in most federal courts in the nation and holds specific licenses in the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Nachawati is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Board of Directors for Public Justice, a Leaders’ Forum and PAC member of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Nachawati has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine for the past four consecutive years for legal excellence, in connection with pharmaceutical injury cases. Mr. Nachawati is also a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Nachawati can be reached by email at or by calling 1.866.705.7584.


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