On March 11th, 2020, our firm filed an application to be authorized to bring a class action against Coloplast. This application seeks to obtain a compensation for our clients, as well for all persons who suffered damages from having a pelvic mesh implant made, distributed or sold by Coloplast.
All persons residing in Canada (or alternatively, in Québec) who were implanted with a pelvic mesh product made, commercialized, distributed and/or sold in whole or in part by the defendant and who suffered damages as a result of a pelvic mesh implant;
All persons who suffered a damage as a result of a pelvic mesh implant by a person concerned in the previous paragraph, in particular their spouse, father, mother, other ascendents, children, other relatives, legal representatives, others who are close and/or estate.
What is a pelvic mesh product?
Pelvic mesh products are also called vaginal mesh, transvaginal mesh, surgical mesh, hammock or sling.
These surgical devices are used to treat patients suffering from pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
In February of 2010, Health Canada published a notice addressed to hospitals regarding complications related to pelvic mesh implants.
In May of 2014, Health Canada published a notice addressed to hospitals concerning the safety of pelvic mesh products.
Amongst some serious complications related to these pelvic mesh products are: vaginal or urethral erosion, pain including dyspareunia, infection as well as organ perforation.
Applications filed to the Court
Current state of the case
Awaiting authorization from a Superior court judge.
How do I join the class action?
If you’re part of the proposed class, you are automatically a part of the class action.
Please use the following form to join and follow the latest news about this class action.
Notice : By submitting your information to us via the registration form above, you are not creating an attorney-client relationship with our firm nor committing to pay any lawyer fees. Lambert Avocat Inc. will commit to keeping the information confidential.