Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits: Factors Judges and Juries Consider When Making Financial Awards

Published on May 22, 2015 by

Say you have taken the time to research and hire an experienced personal injury attorney and together you have both decided to take your transvaginal injury case to court, what happens next? In most cases the personal injury lawsuit will settle out of court, using what a jury is most likely to award the plaintiff at a trial as the basis for negotiating a settlement offer.

But when a transvaginal mesh lawsuit does go to trial, the jury considers several factors when determining whether to make an award, such as:

  • The effect the injury has on the overall physical and emotional health of the plaintiff.
  • The extent of the injury and how long the plaintiff has been suffering.
  • The extent to which the injury can be repaired and the possibility that it might lead to lingering disabilities.
  • The amount of pain caused by the injury and whether that pain will be temporary or ongoing.
  • Past and future medical expenses pertaining to the injury.
  • Lost wages or loss of earning capacity due to the injury.
  • Any effect the injury has on the spouse of the plaintiff or on the couple‚Äôs marital relationship in general.
  • The effect the injury has on the ability of the plaintiff to take care of her children or other dependents.

As you can see there are many significant factors that go into the review of a transvaginal mesh injury claim and why it is imperative that you hire a legal team that has the experience, knowledge and support that you and your family need in order to receive the benefits that you deserve.

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