New York, New York (PRWEB) August 05, 2014
Transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/) filed against Boston Scientific Corp. continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order issued on July 31st, the Court has determined that supplemental fact discovery is required in one of the litigation’s former bellwether cases. The Order stipulates that such discovery is to be completed by August 15, 2014. Boston Scientific will have the opportunity to take supplemental depositions after the timing of trial is determined. (In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2326)
“Our Firm is representing a number of women in this proceeding who were allegedly harmed by Boston Scientific’s transvaginal mesh devices. We are pleased to see these cases moving forward,” 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.
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
According to court documents, Boston Scientific is named in more than 12,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits involving implants used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, is serving on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee for the proceeding. Among other things, the lawsuits claim that Boston Scientific's pelvic mesh devices were defectively designed and manufactured, and caused thousands of women to suffer mesh erosion, organ damage, infections, bleeding, and other painful and debilitating vaginal mesh complications.
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 appointed 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)
Alleged victims of vaginal mesh complications may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, pain and suffering, and other injuries. Learn more about the litigation involving transvaginal mesh at Bernstein Liebhard LLP's website, or visit the Firm's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/meshlawsuit. To arrange for a free vaginal mesh lawsuit consultation, please call 800-511-5092.
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