Ethicon Mesh LawsuitOctober 8, 2012
Ethicon, Inc. is a division of Johnson & Johnson that was founded in 1949 as a way to increase the scope of products offered by the company. Within Ethicon, Inc., the Gynecare Division was created in order to offer a large variety of Women’s Health devices, including several vaginal mesh products. Vaginal mesh is a type of surgical mesh implant that can be composed of either biologic or synthetic materials. Typically these Ethicon mesh products are used as a permanent surgical solution to pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence.
After the release of several FDA warnings questioning both the safety and effectiveness of vaginal mesh products, hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against the creators and marketers of these devices, including Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division. Additionally, mesh lawsuits have been filed against American Medical Systems (AMS), C. R. Bard, and Boston Scientific.
Types of Ethicon Mesh Devices
Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division offers a variety of different vaginal mesh and bladder sling products to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Several of these products have been the subject of lawsuit claims as well as multi-district litigation regarding their serious complications. The following are all Ethicon Women’s Health products:
- Ethicon Gynecare TVT Abbrevo Continence System
- Ethicon Gynecare Gynemesh
- Ethicon Gynecare TVT Secure System
- Gynecare TVT Retropubic System Tension-Free Support for Incontinence
- Gynecare TVT Exact Continence System
- Gynecare Prolift Pelvic Mesh
- Ethicon Gynecare Prolene Mesh
- Gynecare TVT Obturator System Tension-Free Support for Incontinence
- Gynecare TVT Family of Products
- Ethicon Gynecare Prosima Pelvic Mesh
File an Ethicon Mesh Lawsuit: Speak with an Attorney
The victims of vaginal mesh injuries are often embarrassed and do not know how to best protect their legal rights and the interests of their families. If you have been injured following surgery with an Ethicon Mesh product, it is important to remember that the problem is with the mesh implant and not with you.
At the Willis Law Firm, we have compassionate and qualified female consultants ready to speak with you in complete confidence regarding your mesh injuries. You may be entitled to financial compensation for your Ethicon injuries, medical expenses, as well as time lost in wages. If you have been injured by vaginal mesh surgery, call the Willis Law Firm today. We are currently accepting new mesh lawsuit clients nationwide; as always, injury victims are represented on a contingency fee basis. If we do not recover for you, you are not responsible for legal fees and expenses. You have nothing to lose; call us today and let us help.© Willis Law Firm for Drug Attorneys. Replication strictly prohibited without written consent.