Transvaginal mesh cases are among the most litigated cases in the courts today. Simply because of the volume of woman who have had the procedure and were injured as a result. However, what many law firms fail to address is how long will the average mesh settlement take before it pays out? These are difficult questions to answer, but here is quick breakdown of how the process works. If you have any questions feel free to contact our offices for a free and confidential case evaluation.
What you need to know
Here is what you need to know first. No two cases are alike and each case can settle at a different time period and for a different amount. Do not be alarmed if you have a case pending, since these matters can take a sometime before they settle.
Generally any personal injury matter can take upwards of 6-8 months before any type of settlement is actually reached. However, cases such as Transvaginal Mesh can be much more difficult and complex. These types of cases require significant amounts of medical research and review of your file.
If you are involved in or considering filing a transvaginal mesh lawsuit consider your rights. These cases are not all handled in the same manner.
How long will my case take before it settles?
Determining the length of time it will take for your case to settle depends on a number of different factors. While there is no way to say with certainty how long your case takes before a settlement is reached, here are some factors to consider.
- When did you file your suit?
- Complexity of your case
- Manufacturer responsible for injuries
- Attorneys knowledge of the facts and case
When you filed your lawsuit can be important. Generally if your claim was filed before the wave of lawsuits now being filed, it is likely that you may be in a better position for an accelerated settlement. However, this is not always the case and can have absolutely no impact on your case.
How complex is your case? How many revision or takedown surgeries have you had? When did the surgeries take place? Was it within the statutory time period for filing a lawsuit? These are all factors to consider when dealing or considering whether to file a transvaginal mesh lawsuit.
Which manufacture is responsible? There are dozens of different manufacturers responsible for producing vaginal mesh products. Each has a different method of handling a claim. Some will attempt to settle the claim immediately, while others will delay litigation. This is another important factor to consider when dealing with a transvaginal mesh claim.