Be Smart About Your Medical Records

By | November 8th, 2012|Categories: General Legal Information|Tags: , , , |

It is ever so important that you always get copies of your medical records. Most health care providers are only required to maintain patient files for a period of seven years. As you probably now realize, any issues that you may have relating to a defective product used during a surgery or medical procedure may [...]

Transvaginal Mesh Implants

By | June 25th, 2012|Categories: General Legal Information, TVM|Tags: , , |

Surgical mesh is a metallic or polymeric screen used by surgeons since the 1950’s to treat a variety of medical conditions, both in men and women. In the 1970’s, gynecologists began using surgical mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in women. Then, in the 1990’s, the use of surgical mesh progressed to treat stress [...]