Scam targeting women who received transvaginal mesh surgery

Always Identify who you are on the phone with, call the company back using customer care to ask why they are calling or what info they need;

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MOCKSVILLE, N.C. — Nancy Walker’s phone hasn’t stopped ringing since contacting a lawyer in April for representation in legal action against the makers of transvaginal mesh. But the calls are not from her attorney.

“Somehow or another they get my number,” said Walker who received calls with offers too good to be true almost weekly. “Offers like if you would drop your lawyer we would send you a check in 3 days for $250,000. I said really?”

Thousands of women across the country are seeking legal action against the manufactures of transvaginal mesh, a device used to help support pelvic organs. The action comes after many women suffered severe complications and the FDA issued warnings.

Walker connected with her attorney after seeing a television advertisement for legal help. The toll-free number in the advertisement connected her with an attorney but how her information got in the hands…

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