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Plastic Used in Vaginal Mesh “Unfit for Humans”

mirena-lawsuit-womanEmails reveal that Bard used a plastic in vaginal mesh that they were warned was not for use in humans.

According to Bloomberg, emails were revealed in a lawsuit against Bard that told of the warning: “Managers at Bard’s Davol unit used a resin-based plastic made by a Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. unit to produce hernia-repair mesh after the material’s supplier officially registered a warning that it shouldn’t be permanently implanted in people…”

What does this mean for my vaginal mesh claim?

On June 4, 2013, U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin ruled that the e-mails could be used and were “a genuine issue of material fact about whether Bard was aware its conduct was practically certain to cause injuries.”  So in effect this evidence could be used in the mesh claims.

How do I know if I have problems with my vaginal mesh?

The FDA has warned of some serious problems linked to transvaginal mesh including:

  • Infection
  • Mesh Erosion
  • Chronic Pain
  • Corrective Surgeries

If you or someone you know suffered any of those problems you may be entitled to compensation.  For a free consultation, call Hensley Legal Group today.