AMS Transvaginal Mesh Articles
June 27, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Minnetonka, MN: Back in April, the maker of the AMS transvaginal mesh was sent a warning letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning that issues found at the company’s plant required corrective action. As with other mesh makers, the company is also a defendant in transvaginal mesh lawsuits, alleging women were harmed by the use of AMS mesh.Read [ AMS Transvaginal Mesh Maker Receives FDA Warning Letter ]
May 7, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Dallas, TX: At first glance, American Medical Systems’ $830 million agreement to settle about 22,000 AMS transvaginal mesh complaints seems generous. But that only averages about $40,000 per case, before legal fees. The lawsuits allege the AMS polypropylene mesh is defective and that doctors and consumers were not properly warned about transvaginal mesh complications.Read [ AMS Transvaginal Mesh Settlement “Never Enough,” Says Attorney ]
April 6, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Lavernia, TX: Barbara, who has gone through two transvaginal mesh procedures, is doing well compared with thousands of other women who required, or are looking for, revision surgery. Still, she is worried that her sex life is ruined for the rest of her life.Read [ AMS Transvaginal Mesh: No Respect for Women or What Happens Post-Surgery ]
March 21, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Eugene, OR: Anyone with access to the Internet can do a quick search and discover that AMS transvaginal mesh risks far outweigh the benefits. But many women trust their doctors, and in the not-too-distant past, their doctors trusted the American Medical Systems sales reps. Not so much these days. With every AMS transvaginal mesh lawsuit filed, let’s hope less women will opt for transvaginal mesh to treat incontinence or Pelvic Organ Prolapse.Read [ AMS Transvaginal Mesh Victims Concur: Should Have Researched First ]
February 20, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Bend, OR: Combine AMS transvaginal mesh victims trying to find a doctor to remove the mesh and now a stall in AMS mesh litigation due to the varying degrees of injuries amongst so many women, and that adds up to a whole lot of frustrated women.Read [ AMS Transvaginal Mesh Glitches ]
January 16, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY: The bellwether trials for Endo’s American Medical Systems (AMS) transvaginal mesh lawsuits have been scheduled, with the first trial this April 2014. There are currently about 40,000 transvaginal mesh injury lawsuits pending in the six multidistrict litigations, known as MDL’s. And that number is expected to rise dramatically.Read [ A Busy Year Ahead for AMS Transvaginal Mesh Maker ]
December 20, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Charleston, WV: As 2013 comes to a close, thousands of women who filed AMS transvaginal mesh claims are hopeful that 2014 will bring them closure. American Medical Systems (AMS) is currently in talks to settle AMS mesh lawsuits.Read [ AMS Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Update ]
November 14, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Phoenix, AZ: Having suffered pain and discomfort and more since having AMS transvaginal mesh implanted in 2008, Pam finally saw a urogynecologist who has given her some hope that the mesh can be removed.Read [ AMS Transvaginal Mesh “Makes Me Feel Freakish” ]
October 15, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Malvern, PA: Between state and federal transvaginal mesh claims, Pennsylvania-based Endo Health Solutions now faces about 13,500 of its AMS transvaginal mesh claims, according to an American Medical Systems spokesman.Read [ AMS Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Increasing—Moving to Settlement? ]
September 4, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Charleston, WV: The number of women who have filed an AMS transvaginal mesh lawsuit against manufacturer American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS) and its parent company Endo Health Solutions (ENDP) Inc. (Endo), is now above 5,000. However, that’s just a drop in the bucket compared to the over 29,000 lawsuits filed against various manufacturers of transvaginal mesh products.Read [ At 29,000 and Counting, When Will TVM Lawsuits End? ]