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Mesh Case Funding

The ObTape vaginal sling, which was manufactured and designed by Mentor Corporation, was utilized in over 30,000 women between 2003 and 2006 as a viable treatment option for stress urinary incontinence (SUI).

The ObTape sling was designed to prevent incontinence or leaking caused by weakened muscles around the bladder and urethra. The product utilizes surgical mesh which is non-woven. This feature allegedly causes serious complications because oxygen and nutrients are unable to be absorbed by the surrounding tissue.

A study published in the Journal of Urology in October 2006 highlighted the risk of complications associated with the ObTape sling. Since that time, over 10% of the women who utilized the product for SUI, suffered complications with vaginal extrusions and many more cases involving vaginal discharge and abscesses were also reported.

Other symptoms of a Mentor ObTape Sling injury are:

  • High fever
  • Vaginal or Pelvic Pain
  • Pain During Sex
  • Chronic Infections
  • Perineal Cellulitis
  • Severe Pain in the Back, Hips and Legs

Many women who received the ObTape vaginal sling required extensive surgery to remove the tape, and now suffer permanent injury which may have been prevented if a different bladder sling was used. Mesh Case Funding assists women who were implanted with Mentor ObTape mesh products to treat SUI and suffered severe internal complications from their use.

Mentor ObTape Lawsuit Funding

Lawsuits allege Mentor knew or should have known the risk of complications with their transvaginal sling products made from non-woven mesh, but continued to promote the product as a safe treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI).

These lawsuits allege Mentor ObTape was negligent in the design, promotion and sale of their transvaginal sling product and the manufacturer knew or should have known that use of the Mentor ObTape could result in severe complications.

Because the manufacturer failed to adequately research the product to ensure similar complications were not possible, Mentor may be negligent under various product liability laws.

Plaintiffs are likely to recover large awards for their pain and suffering against Mentor ObTape and other manufacturers. Unfortunately, litigation of this type takes time and while the process drags on, victims encounter physical, emotional and economic hardship. A bit of money can help ease these conditions.

Mesh Case Funding can help you!

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We specialize in helping injured women while they wait for a resolution from their transvaginal mesh/sling lawsuit. We are the industry leader in mesh lawsuit cash advance funding, in which the plaintiff receives cash now and the legal funding company, such as Fair Rate Funding, is reimbursed when there is a recovery. These settlement loans can be utilized in any number of ways:

  • Payment of daily expenses.
  • Payment of outstanding debts/bills.
  • Repayment of car loans, mortgage or other secured debt.
  • Repayment of credit card balances.
  • Repayment of school loans.
  • Payment for Revision Surgery

At Fair Rate Funding, we specialize in providing the lowest rates for lawsuit loans in vaginal mesh lawsuit cases where the victim’s damages are severe. Fair Rate Funding provides the lowest rates available for lawsuit cash now against the proceeds of your case. You do not have to pay Mesh Case Funding back if you do not recover a settlement. The risk of the lawsuit loan is on us. You get the money you need now, so that you can focus on the important things in life.

We know you have a choice of lawsuit funding companies for your vaginal mesh case and are eager to assist you if the need arises. To proceed and obtain a lawsuit loan in the quickest and easiest manner, please fill out the quick submission form on this page. One of our agents will contact you immediately to start the process. You can then simply sit back and allow Fair Rate Funding to do its job. We regularly process and provide lawsuit cash advances on vaginal mesh lawsuits within 24 hours of receiving the paperwork from your attorney.

We provide services for mesh case lawsuits for the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming and the District of Columbia D.C.

Thank you for choosing Fair Rate Funding for your mesh case funding needs.