78 percent of Australians who have registered for Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers’ proposed PIP breast implant class action have had complications with their medical devices.
39 percent of those women have had confirmed ruptures, while the rest have experienced complications and health issues.
And these figures could soon be even higher, with many of the remaining 22 percent of women still waiting for test results to confirm the status of their implants.
Tindall Gask Bentley has so far surveyed 284 of the 380 Australian women who have registered for the proposed class action.
“The general problems and health concerns relating to these PIP breast implants have certainly exceeded our expectations,” Tindall Gask Bentley Partner Tim White said.
“There is little doubt that this is a serious health scare for Australians.
“Calls continue to come through daily from women who are facing shocking circumstances including immune disease, hair loss, significant pain, rashes and irritation.
“Many can’t afford the surgery required to remove these implants, and are left feeling helpless and abandoned by the authorities.”
Tindall Gask Bentley is leading Australian investigations into a class action for women with PIP breast implants.
Affected women can register for the action online here or call lawyer Tim White on (08) 8212 1077.