Our Firm is representing hundreds of women who have filed vaginal mesh lawsuits in the federal litigations involving C.R. Bard and other device manufacturers. We are pleased to see further progress in this proceeding.
New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2014
Thousand of transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.vaginalmeshlawsuit2015.com/) filed against C.R. Bard, Inc. continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. On October 29, 2014, the Court issued the First Amended Docket Control Order pertaining to discovery in certain Avaulta mesh lawsuits selected for the proceeding’s third wave of trials. Among other things, the Order allows for the completion of deposition questions before the disclosure of experts by any of the parties. (In re C.R. Bard Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2187)
“Our Firm is representing hundreds of women who have filed vaginal mesh lawsuits in the federal litigations involving C.R. Bard and other device manufacturers. We are pleased to see further progress in this proceeding,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm continues to offer free case reviews to women who allegedly suffered serious vaginal mesh complications due to devices manufactured by C.R. Bard, as well as American Medical Systems, Inc., Ethicon, Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp.
Transvaginal Mesh Litigation
According to court documents, nearly 10,000 transvaginal meh lawsuits are currently pending against C.R. Bard in the Southern District of West Virginia, where Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, is serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. All of the lawsuits were filed on behalf of women who allegedly suffered mesh erosion and other serious vaginal mesh complications following implantation of the company’s pelvic mesh products used to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. (In re C.R. Bard Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2187)
The C.R. Bard litigation is just one of several transvaginal mesh proceedings currently underway in the Southern District of West Virginia. Mr. Grand is also serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees for a number of these proceedings, including: In re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2325; In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2326; and In re: Ethicon, Inc. Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2327.
Mr. Grand was also appointed Co-Liaison Counsel in two consolidated litigations established for C.R. Bard and Ethicon mesh lawsuits in New Jersey’s Atlantic Superior Court. He was also a member of the trial team on the first Ethicon trial, which ended in March 2013 with an $11 million verdict for the Plaintiff. (In re: Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10; In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, No. L-6339-10)
Alleged victims of painful and debilitating vaginal mesh complications may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and more. To find out more about a filing transvaginal mesh lawsuit, please visit Bernstein Liebhard LLP's website or the firm's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/meshlawsuit. To arrange for a free legal consultation, please call 800-511-5092.
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