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Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 04, 2013
A second jury has finally been selected for the first vaginal mesh lawsuit against C.R. Bard to go to trial. This transvaginal mesh lawsuit(Cisson v. C.R. Bard Inc., Case No. 2:11-cv-00195) is the first bellwether case to go to trial of the four selected bellwether vaginal mesh lawsuits that will be heard back-to-back in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia by Judge Joseph Goodwin. In July 2013, the first attempt to litigate this Bladder Mesh lawsuit ended with a mistrial when Judge Goodwin ruled that a witness’ testimony was prejudicial and that the jury would likely not be able to disregard the witness’ statements. According to Judge Goodwin, the prejudicial testimony was like “a bell that cannot be unrung.”
The outcome for this bellwether Vaginal Mesh lawsuit will be pivotal in establishing future trends for the thousands of other transvaginal mesh lawsuits that have been filed against C.R. Bard. As of July 10, 2013, more than 4,100 bladder mesh lawsuits had been filed against C.R. Bard in the U.S. District Court of West Virginia.
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Wright & Schulte, LLC is experienced in defending the rights of those who have sustained injuries after using defective products and medical devices. Our skilled vaginal mesh lawsuit lawyers have success going up against large corporations. We encourage those who believe they have been injured due to the use of Ethicon’s vaginal slings to speak with our knowledgeable transvaginal mesh implant lawyers by visiting yourlegalhelp.com or by calling 1-800-399-0795.
As this bladder mesh lawsuit proceeds through its second attempt at trial, jurors will likely hear extensive details regarding the design of C.R. Bard’s mesh sling, as well as the alleged complications that the plaintiff sustained due to implantation of this sling. According to court documents, the plaintiff will be alleging that C.R. Bard’s defective mesh caused her severe injuries and that C.R. Bard failed to properly test the safety of its mesh despite marketing its bladder slings as both safe and effective at treating pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence.
Vaginal Mesh Complications Are Not Rare, the FDA Warns
In July 2011, the FDA warned U.S. consumers that bladder mesh complications are not rare. In fact, the FDA reported that about 10 percent of women with bladder mesh have developed or would develop severe complications that would require revision surgery and possibly even extraction of the vaginal mesh within one year of implantation. These FDA findings were the result of officials reviewing the results of more than 100 vaginal mesh studies that have been conducted by various researchers worldwide. According to the FDA, in the worst cases, multiple revision surgeries were needed to treat the extensive, severe injuries caused by bladder mesh slings.
Other significant points included in the 2011 FDA public warning were that vaginal mesh devices had greater risks of complications than traditional surgery for treating POP and SUI and that vaginal mesh may not even be sufficient at alleviating the symptoms of prolapse. [fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/UCM262760.pdf July 2011]
About Wright & Schulte LLC
Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury firm, is dedicated to the belief that America’s legal system should work for the people. Every day, the attorneys of Wright & Schulte LLC stand up for the rights of people who have been injured or wronged and fight tirelessly to ensure that even the world’s most powerful corporations take responsibility for their actions. If you’re looking for a law firm that will guarantee the aggressive and personal representation you deserve, please do not hesitate to contact Wright & Schulte LLC today. Free case evaluations are available through yourlegalhelp.com or by calling 1-800-399-0795.
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