An Important Warning About Transvaginal Mesh Surgery
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an urgent public notice on transvaginal mesh surgery
after receiving thousands of reports about painful complications.
The notice was issued in July 2011. It advised patients and medical providers to consider alternatives to mesh surgery
. Transvaginal mesh
is a medical device implanted surgically to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). It is performed in Boston, Massachusetts hospitals and many others across the country.
Complications related to the surgery are highly debilitating. Remedies include corrective surgeries and hospitalization.
If you have been injured by this transvaginal mesh surgery
, contact us to discuss your options for seeking compensation.
Call us at 617-723-7676 or use our contact form
. You can also learn more by visiting our Transvaginal Mesh Surgery
Are You Affected by the Honda and Ford Recalls?
Ford and Honda recalled more than 3 million vehicles combined in August 2011.
Honda Motor Co. issued a recall
for more than 2.49 million cars with defective transmission software. The recall
includes 1.5 million vehicles in the U.S. Honda said no injuries
have been reported.
Honda will be providing customers free software updates.
Ford announced the product recall
of more than 1.22 million trucks with a corrosion problem that may result in fire. The recalled trucks
include the popular F-150. Ford said it has received eight reports of tanks falling, including three injuries
The Ford recall
affects trucks sold between 1997 and 2004 in 21 states, including Massachusetts. Recalled Ford trucks
were also sold in Canada and Washington D.C.
Ford will repair the trucks at no cost to owners. Click here
to learn more about the recalls.
Massachusetts Student-Athletes Start Concussion Training
Starting in September 2011, student-athletes in Massachusetts will be required to complete concussion training.
In 2010, the state Legislature passed a law requiring training and education for anyone involved in public middle school and high school sports. The Department of Public Health issued guidelines in June 2011 detailing the requirements. Click here
to learn more from the Boston head injury lawyers
at Breakstone, White & Gluck.