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Plaintiffs Seek Consolidation of Federal Transvaginal MEsh Lawsuits O'Steen & Harrison, PLC
October 24, 2011

Several plaintiffs with federal lawsuits proceeding against C.R. Bard are asking the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to consolidate all pending and future cases for pretrial proceedings.

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Women Report Complications from Surgical Mesh NBC Miami
October 19, 2011

Surgical mesh designed to help women has been the focus of an FDA investigation, lawsuits, and even a move to have them recalled. More than 1,500 reports of complications have been made relating to the mesh, which is implanted during pelvic repair procedures.

Attorney for Transvaginal Mesh Patients Responds to Claims That His Fees Are Too Low O'Steen & Harrison, PLC
September 28, 2011

Phoenix Attorney Van O’Steen today defended his firm’s practice of charging only a one-third contingent fee for representing clients who have been harmed by transvaginal surgical mesh implants to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). O’Steen issued a statement in response to some other attorneys whose fees tend to be higher than O’Steen & Harrison, PLC. Some law firms reportedly charge as much as 45% of all amounts obtained for their clients.

FDA Proposal Fails to Protect Women From Dangers of Surgical Mesh in Pelvic Repair Procedures Public Citizen
October 31, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed partial remedy to protect women from the dangers of surgical mesh products that are used in pelvic repair procedures does not go far enough to protect public health, Public Citizen said in testimony delivered today before an FDA advisory committee.

Recall Transvaginal Mesh, Says Public Citizen Mass Device
August 25, 2011

Consumer advocacy group Public Citizen urged the FDA to recall transvaginal mesh products after the agency released warnings that the device may expose patients to unnecessary risk without offering clinical benefit above safer options.

Attorney for Transvaginal Mesh Patients Asks FDA to Make Regulatory Changes O'Steen & Harrison, PLC
August 22, 2011

In a letter dated August 22, 2011, Phoenix attorney Van O’Steen asked the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make regulatory changes affecting the use of transvaginal surgical mesh implants for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). O’Steen’s law firm represents a number of women throughout the United States who have experienced serious complications following surgery to implant vaginal mesh devices.

FDA Reevaluating Vaginal Mesh Implants Los Angeles Times
July 13, 2011

Following a spike in reported complications, the Food and Drug Administration released an updated advisory Wednesday about a surgical mesh implanted in women to strengthen vaginal tissue that can become weakened, especially after childbirth.

FDA: Repairing Pelvic Organ Prolapse With Mesh Risky WebMD
July 13, 2011

The risks of placing mesh through the vagina to repair pelvic organ prolapse may outweigh its benefits, according to the FDA. Risks include mesh protruding out of the vaginal tissue (erosion), pain, infection, bleeding, pain during sexual intercourse, organ perforation from tools used in the mesh placement, and urinary problems. Additional surgeries and/or hospitalization may be needed to treat the complications or remove the mesh.

FDA Warns Against Surgical Mesh to Repair Pelvic Problems Boston Globe
July 13, 2011

Women who have vaginal surgery to fix a common gynecologic problem, called pelvic organ prolapse, may wind up with more problems than benefits if mesh is used to repair it, according to a safety communication issued today by the Food and Drug Administration that warns patients and surgeons to consider other options.

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