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Transvaginal Mesh

Montana Lawyers handling Transvaginal Mesh Complications to Montana Patients

Transvaginal Mesh in Montana(1)Transvaginal surgical mesh implants or slings, which have been implanted in millions of women across Montana have been linked to a high rate of serious mesh complications. Montana patients have filed transvaginal or pelvic mesh lawsuits seeking compensation for serious injuries, including erosion and extrusion of mesh, perforation of organs, vaginal bleeding, chronic infection, pain and emotional distress.


Transvaginal and Pelvic Mesh Complications and Failures

Adverse events from pelvic mesh implanted transvaginally may include:

  • Erosion of the mesh through the vaginal tissue
  • Exposure or extrusion of mesh, which can require multiple surgeries
  • Feeling a lump in the vaginal opening or something protruding from vagina
  • Painful sexual intercourse (dyspareunia).
  • Perforation or puncture of the bladder, intestines and bowels, as well as blood vessels around the vaginal wall
  • Recurrent Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)
  • Urinary problems
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Vaginal chronic drainage, discharge and infections
  • Vaginal pain
  • Vaginal scarring and shortening

In many cases, women require surgical excision to remove the mesh or sling and may even require two or three additional surgeries. Despite removal of the mesh, complications may not be reversed, and women continue to suffer with vaginal pain and an impaired quality of life.


Victims of vaginal mesh implant and sling failures who file a transvaginal mesh lawsuit may be able to collect damages for:

  • Additional surgery and multiple surgical revisions
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of ability to have sexual relations
  • Loss of quality of life
  • Lost wages
  • Out-of-pocket medical, surgical and hospital expenses
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Spousal loss of consortium


Pelvic mesh lawsuits have been filed on behalf of women across Montana against several manufacturers of transvaginal mesh and sling devices.

As the FDA continues to investigate the safety risks, complications and failures of transvaginal surgical mesh implants, it is expected that the litigation surrounding transvaginal mesh products complications will continue to rise.  In order to understand your rights and determine whether you have a claim, contact a local Montana lawyer at Bishop, Heenan & Davies for a free and confidential evaluation.

The attorneys at Bishop, Heenan & Davies are able to handle claims for transvaginal mesh complications for victims across Montana including Billings, Bozeman, Missoula, Great Falls and Helena.