Spousal claims are recognized by law and are considered loss of consortium claims. These claims address the loss of intimate contact with your significant other. Complications from a transvaginal mesh implant can prevent any type of physical contact between spouses. In such cases the courts permit an independent claim by the spouse for these types of injuries. These claims cover more than just a physical component, but address a companionship aspect. Mesh implants can have serious complications, which can cause unwanted isolation and distress. If you have been injured read the following article to learn more about your rights.