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Lawsuit filed over defective medical product

Two women have filed product liability lawsuits against the maker of ObTape for personal injuries suffered after the devices were implanted. ObTape is a brand of vaginal sling intended to cure urinary stress incontinence, but the lawsuits alleges that the product instead caused erosion of the vaginal wall, bleeding, lesions, and other complications. Over the course of two years after the device was implanted, one of the women endured 30 hospital visits and three surgeries and continues to suffer from her urinary stress incontinence.

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