2207, 2014

Endo Pays $830 Million to Settle Vaginal Mesh Cases

July 22nd, 2014|Dangerous Medical Devices|0 Comments

Endo International, a manufacturer of vaginal mesh products, has agreed to pay $830 million to settle pending claims.  The company has indicated that the settlement will cover a “substantial majority” of the cases that have been filed against the company’s subsidiary, American Medical Systems (AMS). 

Endo […]

1507, 2014

Vaginal Mesh Problems May End Treatment

July 15th, 2014|Dangerous Medical Devices|0 Comments

Vaginal mesh problems have become a major public health issue.. Thousands of women throughout the world had transvaginal mesh implanted as a method of treating stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic organ prolapse (POP).  Unfortunately, many of these women have experienced vaginal mesh problems including […]

2905, 2014

Transvaginal Mesh Claims in St. Louis

May 29th, 2014|Dangerous Medical Devices|0 Comments

How the 501(K) Approval Process Led to Thousands of Claims
Many people who have procedures done using medical devices assume that those devices are safe because they have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Unfortunately, the circumstances surrounding the approval of transvaginal mesh […]