Typically, medical devices undergo extensive safety testing before manufacturers release them into the market. This process weeds out harmful devices and saves the lives of many. Unfortunately, from time to time, the Food and Drug Administration approves a device that can cause harm.
Residents in the Lafayette area of Louisiana who have suffered adverse consequences of pharmaceutical and medical devices that physicians prescribed may not know where to turn. If you are facing mounting medical bills for complications following such treatment you may find comfort in knowing that your legal rights are protected by the Food and Drug Administration that regulates the safety of medical devices, drugs and food.
Mothers sacrifice a lot to bring their children into the world. But the sacrifices don't always stop there. After childbearing and as they age, many women end up with pelvic organ prolapse, which is when the pelvic organs drop because of weakness or damage to the pelvic floor.
Medical products and procedures are supposed to make our lives better, not worse. But, unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Just ask the thousands of women from throughout the U.S. who have suffered because of damage caused by transvaginal mesh and bladder slings.