Tag: Mesh Implant Treatment

Victims subject to poor advice about risks of vaginal mesh

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With safety concerns dating back to over a decade, there are ongoing controversies surrounding vaginal mesh implants. They are still in use, despite known complications and calls to ban the treatment. Countless patient testimonies have condemned the implants for being unfit for purpose and causing debilitating pain, and much of the outrage can stem from poor advice about risks that some women received prior to treatment.

Trusting in the openness of their doctors, it appears that many women were not properly informed about the potential consequences of undergoing this controversial procedure. If you consider yourself a victim of inadequate advice about mesh treatments, you may be eligible to claim compensation with us, and you may be eligible for No Win, No Fee legal representation.

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Permanent problems from vaginal mesh

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Vaginal mesh, while still in use for things like the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence, has caused severe complications for thousands of women. As a treatment that is designed to be permanent, the mesh can be difficult – or even impossible – to remove. As such, many patients are forced to live with permanent problems relating to their health and well-being.

Those who have experienced complications often had no idea that such risks were involved, which means that there can be ethical issues with regard to the treatment they have been given. For patients who have been subjected to this questionable surgical procedure, it may be possible to make a medical negligence claim if a medical professional is found to be at fault.

The Vaginal Mesh Lawyers are strong opponents of this risky treatment. We are here to help anyone who has fallen victim to the devastating complications of vaginal mesh.

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Vaginal mesh and the risk of organ perforation

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Potential vaginal mesh complications can be numerous. From reduced mobility to a relapse of urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse, they can have life-altering effects on a person’s life. One of the most damaging complications can be organ perforation, whereby the damage can extend into other organs in the area.

In some cases, vaginal mesh surgery is not fit for purpose, either causing a relapse of the condition it is supposed to treat, or causing more pain and damage than the patient was experiencing before the treatment. Some women have been kept in dark about the extent of the risks, and the poor or insufficient advice of medical professionals means many could be entitled to claim compensation.

At the Vaginal Mesh Lawyers, we are here to provide women with advice when they have been let down.

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Should there be a vaginal mesh ban?

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In November 2017, the health watchdog NICE issued a recommendation for a vaginal mesh ban. The month before, the government opposed calls to ban the treatment.

These two opposing viewpoints provide just one example of the controversy that still surrounds vaginal mesh implants, which have faced criticism both in the UK and across the world.

The mesh implants, which are used to treat issues such as pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), have widely been condemned by women who have undergone the treatment, many of whom now have irreversible complications and constant pain.

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Care and Support Claims for Vaginal Mesh Surgery

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Have you suffered complications as a result of your transvaginal mesh or transvaginal tape surgery? You could be eligible to claim compensation for a variety of reasons, and today we will go into how you can make care and support claims.

The Vaginal Mesh Lawyers is a specialist medical and consumer action law firm, with years of experience helping people claim the compensation that they deserve. We have represented many women who have come to us for advice and support after suffering complications from their transvaginal mesh or transvaginal tape surgeries as far back as 2013.

We are here to help.

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Nerve damage from vaginal mesh surgery – compensation advice

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You could be eligible to claim thousands of pounds in compensation where you have suffered from nerve damage from vaginal mesh surgery.

There can be many problems and complications that women suffer from, but this can be one of the most severe. Nerves do not like to be disturbed, so any injury to nerves can cause irreversible damage and a great deal of permanent pain and discomfort.

It is important that anyone affected by pelvic mesh issues is able to access some form of justice if they are able to, which is what we do.

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Private treatment costs in pelvic mesh compensation claims

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In some pelvic mesh compensation cases, you could be eligible to claim for private treatment costs as part of a No Win, No Fee legal case.

There are a few ways that you could claim for such costs. If certain conditions are met as part of a claim for compensation, these costs can be factored into a claim, and we have outlined this below for you.

Treatment can be an incredibly important part of a legal case given how severe problems and complications of vaginal mesh can be.

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Vaginal mesh and mental health

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Vaginal mesh and mental health can go hand-in-hand, and it is important that this part of the process that women go through is a part of the legal advice and representation that we offer.

We are not just here to represent people for compensation claims on a No Win, No Fee basis. We are here to be a part of the support network to help, and there is plenty that we can offer for you.

Read on for some advice about vaginal mesh and mental health issues and how this can be a part of any legal case that we take forward for you.

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Multiple revision surgeries for pelvic mesh: compensation advice

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If you have undergone multiple revision surgeries following a vaginal mesh procedure, this can be included in a claim for pelvic mesh compensation with us.

We can give you some brief guidance about how we can account for any additional suffering associated with having to undergo multiple procedures. We can also give you some guidance about how we approach valuing pelvic mesh cases as well, and what you could be entitled to claim for.

Our team is always happy to speak to you and offer you free, no-obligation advice about your options as well.

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The problem with long-term pelvic mesh complications

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The issue with long-term pelvic mesh complications is that they can be permanent and severe, and there’s still too little evidence being properly assessed in many people’s view.

When the revised NICE guidelines were published last year that allowed the continuation of this controversial procedure, there was a suggestion that there was an absence of long-term knowledge. However, this has been strongly challenged on the basis that there are thousands of women worldwide who have been suffering serious mesh implant complications for years, yet their voices appear to not be heard.

We act for women who are suffering from irreversible damage from a vaginal mesh procedure. Although we can make sure that women are entitled to justice with a claim for personal injury compensation, we believe far more needs to be done to address the underlying problems.

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