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Lady Justice Women are being convinced by aggressive marketers that their lives are in danger because of vaginal mesh implants and they need to have them removed. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Law firms are hiring marketing firms to coax women into getting unnecessary and potentially damaging surgeries.

An investigation by the New York Times sheds light on a major push by plaintiffs attorneys to convince women with vaginal mesh implants to get the devices removed. If they get them removed, they are far more likely to get a major settlement from one of the two major implant manufacturers: Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific.

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