Some plaintiffs in vaginal mesh lawsuits have been awarded multi-million judgments at trial.
The types of recoverable damages include:
- compensatory damage awards, for losses directly related to an injury,
- medical bills,
- lost wages,
- pain and suffering,
- permanent disability,
- emotional distress,
- loss of quality of life, and
- spousal loss of consortium.
Punitive damages are awarded when the defendants named in a lawsuit are found guilty of intentional misconduct and gross negligence.