Category: Group Action

Waiting for private mesh treatment – what can you do?


Can you do anything about waiting for private mesh treatment or NHS treatment? You may be able to do so, and we may be able to help you.

As part of a claim for vaginal mesh compensation, in some cases, we may be able to obtain private treatment as part of a case. We may also be able to get the Defendant to pay for it, or at least get a part-payment from them before the case settles to pay for it.

Here is some information about when we may be able to do this and the basis on which we can try to achieve it.

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How long do I have to claim pelvic Mesh Compensation?

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The pelvic mesh scandals have been going on for over a decade. For those yet to start case, a common question that many ask is this: how long do I have to start a case?

We cover this topic quite a lot, and our answer remains the same. You should always – always – start your vaginal mesh compensation case as soon as you possibly can.

There can be multiple deadlines that are in place for different laws, and you only need to miss one to lose your chance to claim.

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Johnson & Johnson mesh settlements in Scotland

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We welcome news of the Johnson & Johnson mesh settlements for Scottish patients that could see hundreds of women benefit from a multi-million-pound settlement.

We often report on the success stories, and we have seen many of them from around the world, including recent ones in the US and in Australia. News of the latest settlement across the border is encouraging as we continue to represent clients here in England and Wales.

Claimants here could also achieve settlements and we represent several women for individual personal injury compensation claims arising from vaginal mesh problems and complications

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Hundreds benefit from latest vaginal mesh settlements

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Hundreds of women in Canada have benefited from one of the latest vaginal mesh settlements, with the pay-outs understood to have reached a staggering $21.5m.

It has been reported that 325 women are involved in the settlement, with the case brought against Boston Scientific for failures to warn of the potential side-effects that patients may face. This is a common cause of action that also to for those claiming for personal injury compensation here in the UK, including for women that we represent.

News of this latest settlement is welcome by us as the worldwide fight for justice for tens of thousands of women goes on.

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$2.6m in pelvic mesh settlements announced

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It has been reported that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $2.6m in pelvic mesh settlements for three victims by a US court.

News of this significant development follows last year’s successful court action in Australia that has paved the way for women to receive the justice they have fought hard for.

In the UK, we are representing several women for individual vaginal mesh compensation claims. Legal cases can be brought against hospitals, surgeons and manufacturers, depending on the circumstances of the claim. If you have yet to speak to us for advice, we recommend that you do so as soon as you can to avoid missing any key deadlines to claim.

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Vaginal mesh court case victory in Australia

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There has been a landmark and monumental victory in a vaginal mesh court case in Australia, and we wholeheartedly welcome this latest ruling.

Although the case can’t really have any direct impact on claims here in the UK given that our legal jurisdictions are separate, news of the victory is very much welcome over here. That being said, there are some key similarities in how the UK and Australia approach justice, so the grounds for this victory cannot be ignored.

We continue to fight for the rights of victims here in the UK; representing many claimants on a No Win, No Fee basis over a number of years.

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Mesh implant UK class action lawsuit

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It’s important to distinguish between the worldwide lawsuits and what’s going on here in terms of any mesh implant UK class action cases.

The way that we’re dealing with claims here in the UK is that we’re pursuing individual personal injury compensation claims for victims who have suffered problems and complications. Due to jurisdictional differences, we can only represent victims in England and Wales.

Importantly, we can offer No Win, No Fee representation. This is important because, although there has been widespread success in the US, things are different over here.

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Vaginal mesh scandal worldwide news: the expert that has helped settle claims

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In important worldwide news about the vaginal mesh scandal, an expert who has helped thousands of victims in the U.S. settle claims has hit out at the plastic used in pelvic mesh devices.

Chartered Chemist Dr Chris DeArmitt has given testimonies that have reportedly helped some 9,000 women in America settle their cases out of court. He says that the testing on the plastic used for the devices is “way less than you would see on a vacuum cleaner or a washing machine”, which is incredibly worrying.

Given the severity of pelvic mesh compilations and how badly they can affect people, it’s incredibly important that the voices of experts like Dr DeArmitt are heard as the worldwide fight for justice continues.

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Are manufactures hiding surgical mesh problems?

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There are some who believe that certain manufacturers have been hiding surgical mesh problems since the day they launched their products in the market.

Many manufacturers continue to deny that there’s anything wrong with the products they produce and sell, and some have passed the responsibility for problems on to alleged poor surgical technique. The longstanding debates and disputes over the safety and efficacy of vaginal mesh looks set to continue for quite some time, especially given the recent guideline reviews in the UK that have faced heavy criticism.

At the centre of all these issues remains the patients; some of whom have been left with severe and permanent complications. If side-effects of mesh have been hidden, the consequences must be severe.

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Transvaginal mesh lawsuit updates


Transvaginal mesh lawsuit updates are an important part of the fight for justice and compensation for women around the world.

And that’s why we always endeavour to provide comprehensive and frequent updates to our clients who have put their faith and trust in us to represent them for their case.

In the UK, there has been a number of lawsuits and actions that have been launched. Right now, we’re representing a cohort of Claimants for individual cases, and the wider fight for justice continues. The vaginal mesh saga has been ongoing for decades and the fight is far from over for many of the women who have suffered terrible complications when their mesh implant has gone wrong.

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