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Medical devices are intended to resolve health problems and improve your health. Far too often, these devices have the opposite effect. They can create problems worse than the ones they were designed to fix. The attorneys of Salter Ferguson, LLC, based in Birmingham, represent people who have been injured by defective medical devices. We also represent the survivors of …
Vaginal mesh is a plastic net-like implant placed in the birth canal to permanently fix pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). These conditions occur after a hysterectomy, menopause or childbirth if pelvic muscles weaken and the bladder, rectum, uterus, and other pelvic organs fall into the vagina.
Consulting an Indianapolis attorney experience in vaginal mesh cases is important. He or she can evaluate your claim, determine if you have a case against the mesh's manufacturer, assess the amount of compensation you deserve for medical bills, pain and suffering, emotional stress, and other damages, and negotiate a settlement.
An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.
An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.
A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:
Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.
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