New York, New York (PRWEB) January 25, 2014
Transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/) filed against Boston Scientific Corp. continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order issued on January 21, 2014, the Court has set a number of deadlines relating to motions practice for the proceeding’s first and second round of bellwether trials. The first federal bellwether trial involving a Boston Scientific vaginal mesh lawsuit is scheduled to begin on March 10, 2014. (In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2326)
“We are pleased to see these cases are progressing, and look forward to the start of bellwether trials in March,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm continues to offer free legal reviews to women who suffered mesh erosion, pain, scarring, infection and other serious vaginal mesh complications, allegedly due to products marketed by a number of manufacturers.
Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, is serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the federal Boston Scientific litigation underway in the Southern District of West Virginia. According to court documents, more than 8,600 claims have been filed in the proceeding, all of which allege use of the company’s pelvic mesh products for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence resulted in serious injuries to recipients. Plaintiffs further allege that these devices were defectively designed and manufactured, and that Boston Scientific failed to warn patients and doctors about their risks.
In addition to his work on the federal Boston Scientific litigation, Mr. Grand is also serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees in several other multidistrict litigations established for transvaginal mesh lawsuits in the Southern District of West Virginia. These include proceedings involving American Medical Systems, Inc. (MDL No. 2325), C.R. Bard, Inc. (MDL 2326) and Ethicon, Inc. (MDL No. 2327).
Mr. Grand was also named Co-Liaison Counsel in two consolidated proceedings 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 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).
Women who allegedly suffered serious vaginal mesh complications may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. To learn more about filing a vaginal mesh lawsuit, please visit Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website, or the Firm’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/meshlawsuit. To obtain a free, confidential and no-obligation case review, please call 800-511-5092.
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