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Baron and Budd Still Accepting Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits



  Baron and Budd Still Accepting Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Consumer Alert: It’s Not Too Late to File A Lawsuit for Health Issues Related
                            Transvaginal Mesh Use

Business Wire

DALLAS -- July 22, 2013

Baron and Budd, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of
consumers, is still handling lawsuits related to transvaginal mesh.
Transvaginal mesh is a surgical mesh that is used to create a pelvic or
bladder sling to help reinforce the vaginal wall. Most commonly, transvaginal
mesh is used to treat two conditions that occur in women: stress urinary
incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. However, transvaginal mesh erosion can
allegedly result in and cause organ perforation, bleeding, infection, pain,
urinary problems and other significant health problems.

“We want women to know that it’s not too late to file a lawsuit for problems
they have allegedly suffered because of transvaginal mesh use,” said Russell
Budd, managing shareholder and president of Baron and Budd. “Despite the
issues that have now been discovered, transvaginal mesh has not been
completely recalled from the market.”

Introduced in the 1990s, transvaginal mesh was developed to permanently fix
significant pelvic organ issues. However, significant issues with the mesh
have appeared. These alleged issues often require corrective surgery. However,
removing the transvaginal mesh is difficult because tissue grows in and around
the mesh. Because of this, transvaginal mesh removal surgery is often needed
multiple times. Additionally, complete surgical removal of the mesh is often
dangerous, painful and expensive.

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has issued numerous warnings regarding
the many issues related to transvaginal mesh. One warning was issued in 2008,
when the FDA publicly listed the dangerous side effects associated with
transvaginal mesh corrective surgery. In 2011, the FDA warned surgeons and
patients that using the mesh puts patients at a greater risk than other
treatment options available. A report by the FDA, released in July 2011,
uncovered that transvaginal mesh surgeries between 2008 and 2010 caused
thousands of injuries.

If you or someone you know has had surgery involving transvaginal mesh and has
suffered from a resulting health problem, or had corrective surgery, please
call the transvaginal mesh lawyers at Baron and Budd at 1.866.844.4556 or
email info@baronbudd.com. Learn more about transvaginal mesh and Baron and
Budd here:
http://baronandbudd.com/areas-of-practice/pharmaceuticals/transvaginal-mesh-problems/.

Baron and Budd attorneys have a history of helping people who have been harmed
by negligent corporations, including pharmaceutical companies. The firm
successfully took on drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline in recent litigation
surrounding the drug Avandia. The firm represents a number of states in
litigation regarding the alleged deceptive marketing of Avandia. Previously,
the firm helped achieve a global settlement in the litigation surrounding the
drug Fen-Phen.

The firm is currently handling lawsuits for those harmed by Lipitor, GranuFlo
and Actos.

About Baron & Budd, P.C.

The law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C., with offices in Dallas, Baton Rouge,
Austin and Los Angeles, is a nationally recognized law firm with a 35-year
history of "Protecting What's Right" for people, communities and businesses
harmed by negligence. Baron & Budd's size and resources enable the firm to
take on large and complex cases. The firm represents individuals, governmental
and business entities in areas as diverse as water contamination, Gulf oil
spill, Qui Tam, California Proposition 65 violations, dangerous medications
and medical devices, Chinese drywall, insurance claims, consumer fraud,
securities fraud and asbestos-related illnesses such as mesothelioma.

Contact:

Baron & Budd
Susan Knape, 214-629-0596
Email: susan@susanknape.com
or
Amanda Billo, 214-991-1051
Email: abillo@baronbudd.com
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