Mentor Worldwide LLC ("Mentor") manufactured and sold a suburethral sling product, ObTape Transobturator Tape ("ObTape"), to treat women for stress urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, for many women, ObTape caused complications, including infection, abscess, fistula, encapsulation and erosion of the ObTape through bodily tissues.
Some women describe the pain as a feeling like sitting on broken glass
The migration and disintegrating of this sling can cause extreme pain. Symptoms may include pain during sex, general pain in the groin area and vaginal wall erosion. There have also been many instances of infection that have left victims with horrible scarring, permanent pain and disfigurement. Some women describe the pain as a feeling like sitting on broken glass.
On September 21, 2011, Mark DiCello, a partner at the DiCello Law Firm, was appointed co-lead counsel of this litigation by Judge Clayton D. Land of the United States Federal District Court, for the Middle District of Georgia, Columbus Division. He has been leading lawyers from across the United States to find justice for patients who’ve received this product.
Mark DiCello and the DiCello Law Firm have a particular focus in dealing with these cases. They understand the difficulties women have had that have suffered the effects of Mentor ObTape product. If you or a family member has been a victim of this product, lawyers at the DiCello Law Firm can review your case and determine your best course of action.