Covidien Transvaginal Mesh Implants
Covidien is one of the many manufacturers of transvaginal mesh products. Transvaginal mesh devices have been found to be defective and dangerous causing serious medical problems for women who have been implanted with these devices. Over the years, Covidien manufactured, marketed and distributed several devices under different names.
Covidien devices were meant to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
The devices that Covidien has sold include:
- IVS Tunnelar Intra-Vaginal Sling
- IVS Tunnelar Placement Device
- IVS Tunnelar Parietene Polyproylene Mesh
- IVS Tunnelar Surgipro Polyproylene Surgical Mesh
According to Covidien, the transvaginal mesh slings are a way to restore normal pelvic anatomy without the more complicated surgery. Although the transvaginal implant surgery is minimally evasive, the device has been found to be much more dangerous than non-mesh treatment.
There are lawsuits that are filed against Covidien for the injuries suffered by women related to transvaginal mesh devices that have been implanted in them. Lawsuits have been filed already against Covidien and hundreds more are about to follow. The Covidien lawsuits claim that the implants were defectively designed. These allegations hold that the medical device manufacturers should be accountable for choosing not to test the products before sales that led to a great deal of corporate profits.
Patients who are filing lawsuits against the transvaginal mesh manufacturers are entitled to compensation that includes:
- Cost of the additional revision surgeries;
- Future medical expenses including hospital stays, physicians and rehabilitation costs;
- Pain and suffering;
- Loss of consortium or the ability to have sexual relations; and
- Lost wages.
If you or someone you know has been injured or died as a result of a failed transvaginal mesh implant or sling, please call us for an immediate free consultation.
Robert Kreisman of Kreisman Law Offices has been handling medical product defect injury cases. Kreisman Law Offices has prevailed in trials and settlements in Chicago, Illinois and surrounding communities and has successfully resolved cases for those injured in transvaginal mesh implant and sling defect devices.
With our years of experience in trying and settling medical product defect cases, Kreisman Law Offices provides the best possible services to our clients and have achieved unsurpassed results. Our service is unmatched. Please call us 24 hours a day at 312.346.0045 or toll free 800.583.8002 for a free and immediate consultation, or complete a contact form online. There is no charge for a consultation that will include an evaluation of your case, assessment of your damages such as lost income, lost wages, medical and hospital bills, past and future pain and suffering, loss of normal life and wrongful death.