Transvaginal Mesh Lawyers of Wright & Schulte LLC Investigating Transvaginal Mesh injuries on Behalf of Women Injured by Vaginal Mesh Devices

Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Involving Products Manufactured by American Medical Systems, Inc., C. R. Bard, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Ethicon, Inc., and Coloplast Corp. are currently pending in West Virginia Federal Court. First case set for trial in February.

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Wright & Schulte LLC offers free lawsuit evaluations to victims of transvaginal mesh injuries following implantation of transvaginal mesh. Visit www.yourlegalhelp.com, or call toll-FREE 1-800-399-0795

Wright & Schulte LLC offers free lawsuit evaluations to victims of transvaginal mesh injuries following implantation of transvaginal mesh. Visit www.yourlegalhelp.com, or call toll-FREE 1-800-399-0795

Wright & Schulte LLC offers free lawsuit evaluations to victims of transvaginal mesh injuries following implantation of transvaginal mesh. Visit www.yourlegalhelp.com, or call toll-FREE 1-800-399-0795

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 13, 2013

Wright & Schulte LLC, a leading nationwide law firm and Ohio personal injury law firm, continues to investigate transvaginal mesh lawsuits on behalf of women allegedly injured following the transvaginal placement of pelvic mesh products in the surgical repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits, also known as a vaginal mesh lawsuit or bladder sling lawsuit, are currently pending in five separate litigations underway in U.S. District Court, District of Southern West Virginia, involving vaginal mesh devices marketed by a number of manufacturers, including:

In re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2325);

In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2326);

In re: C. R. Bard, Inc. Pelvic System Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2187);

In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2327); and

In Re Coloplast Corp. Pelvic Support System Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2387).

Wright & Schulte LLC is actively filing transvaginal mesh lawsuits in these federal litigations, and continues to offer free legal evaluations to victims of vaginal mesh injuries. If you or someone you love suffered serious, life-altering complication following implantation of transvaginal mesh, please visit yourlegalhelp.com, or call toll-FREE 1-800-399-0795 to learn more about your options for legal recourse.

Transvaginal Mesh Timeline | Most Recent At The Top.

February 2013: The first bellwether trial in the federal transvaginal mesh litigation, a case involving a C.R. Bard device, is scheduled to begin on February 5th.
[bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-04/j-j-tells-judge-it-will-stop-selling-vaginal-mesh-implant.html]

November 2012: The first trial in state court for transvaginal mesh litigation is set for November 5, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey which names J & J’s Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson, unit, maker of the Gynecare Prolift vaginal mesh.
[.judiciary.state.nj.us/mass-tort/pelvicmesh/index.htm]

October 2012: Cases against vaginal mesh manufacturer Coloplast Corp. consolidated into multidistrict litigation MDL 2387 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, where their pre-trial proceedings will be presided over by Judge Goodwin. In Re Coloplast Corp. Pelvic Support System Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2387)
[.wvsd.uscourts.gov/MDL/2387/index.html]

June 2012: Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit announces it will suspend sales of Prolift, Prolift + M, TVT Secur and Prosima transvaginal mesh systems. The company denies that safety concerns were a factor in its decision to end sales of the products.
[bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-04/j-j-tells-judge-it-will-stop-selling-vaginal-mesh-implant.html]

February 2012: Cases against vaginal mesh manufacturer American Medical Systems, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., and Ethicon, Inc., all consolidated into multidistrict litigations in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, where their pre-trial proceedings will be presided over by Judge Goodwin.
In re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2325);
[.wvsd.uscourts.gov/MDL/amsinc/index.html]
In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2326);
[.wvsd.uscourts.gov/MDL/boston/index.html]
In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2327);
[.wvsd.uscourts.gov/MDL/ethicon/index.html]

January 2012: The FDA orders 33 manufacturers of transvaginal mesh devices to conduct post-market safety studies of their products to help the agency better understand the safety and effectiveness profiles of these devices.
[http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/ImplantsandProsthetics/UroGynSurgicalMesh/default.htm

September 2011: An FDA advisory panel recommends that pelvic mesh devices used to treat POP be reclassified from moderate-risk to high-risk, making them ineligible for the 510(k) clearance process.
[http://www.fda.gov/medicaldevices/safety/alertsandnotices/ucm262435.htm

July 2011: The FDA issues a second communication after receiving more than 2,800 reports of complications related to transvaginal mesh. The agency warns that such complications are not rare, and that using pelvic mesh to treat POP carries more risk than other surgical methods.

October 2010: Cases against vaginal mesh manufacturer C. R. Bard consolidated into multidistrict litigation MDL 2187 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, where their pre-trial proceedings will be presided over by Judge Goodwin. In re: C. R. Bard, Inc. Pelvic System Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2187);
[http://www.wvsd.uscourts.gov/MDL/2187/index.html

September 2010: Cases against vaginal mesh manufacturer Johnson & johnson centralized for management in the Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division: Atlantic County, and will be presided over by Carol E. Higbee. In re Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10
[http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/mass-tort/pelvicmesh/cmo1jandj.pdf

September 2010: Cases against vaginal mesh manufacturer C. R. Bard centralized for management in the Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division: Atlantic County, and will be presided over by Carol E. Higbee. In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, No. L-6339-10;
[http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/mass-tort/pelvicmesh/bard/CMO1-Bard.pdf

March 2010: Cases against vaginal mesh manufacturer Mentor Corp. consolidated into multidistrict litigation MDL 2004 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia Columbus Division. In re: Mentor Corp. ObTape Transobturator Sling Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2oo4;
[http://www.gamd.uscourts.gov/divisions/columbus_orders/mdl_orders/08md2004order.pdf

October 2008: The FDA issues its first Public Health Notification regarding transvaginal mesh, after receiving more than 1,000 reports of serious complications associated with the use of vaginal mesh products made by nine different manufacturers. Injuries cited by the FDA include erosion of vaginal tissue, pain, infection, urinary problems, recurrence of POP and SUI, and bowel, bladder and blood vessel perforation.
[fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/PublicHealthNotifications/ucm061976.htm]

1999: Boston Scientific recalls ProteGen after women who received the device reported suffering from pain during intercourse, damage to vaginal tissue and infection.
[bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-20/j-j-vaginal-mesh-approved-by-fda-based-on-older-recalled-device.html]

1998: Johnson & Johnson is granted a 510(k) clearance for Gynecare TVT transvaginal mesh by using Boston Scientific’s ProteGen as a predicate. Other mesh products would also eventually cite the ProteGen device in their 510(k) applications.

Plaintiffs can still join the multidistrict litigation and are not restricted to finding representation in their immediate area since these actions are filed in federal court in the MDL.

About Wright & Schulte LLC
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