Women File Lawsuit Over Urinary Device


A group of women from Oklahoma have filed a lawsuit over what they claim is a defective urinary incontinence device. The lawsuit has been filed against a medical supply company that is based in California. It is claimed that the device was defective and caused injuries to the women that used it.

The lawsuit has been filed over the ObTape Vaginal Sling, with claims that amongst the problems caused by the device were infections, severe pain, and erosion of vaginal tissue. These lawsuits are the latest in a number already filed over the device in various states, including Florida and Georgia,

The defendant in the lawsuits is the Mentor Corporation, which supplies medical products on a global basis and has manufactured this device. Women in a number of other states are said to be looking at filing lawsuits over the device.

Among the states in which future lawsuits against the company may be filed in relation to this device as New York, Ohio, Arizona, and a handful of other states according to the report.


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