“Our Firm is representing numerous women who have filed transvaginal mesh lawsuits in this proceeding. We are pleased to see the litigation progressing, and will continue to monitor developments in the coming months.
New York, New York (PRWEB) January 20, 2015
Thousands of vaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.vaginalmeshlawsuit2015.com/) filed against C.R. Bard, Inc. continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. On January 12th, the Court issued its decision on a Motion put forth by Plaintiffs regarding their First Request for Admissions, which pertained to C.R. Bard’s use of a certain polypropylene material in some of the company’s pelvic mesh products. Among other rulings, the Court agreed to strike certain of C.R. Bard’s General Objections. (In Re: C.R. Bard, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2187)
“Our Firm is representing numerous women who have filed transvaginal mesh lawsuits in this proceeding. We are pleased to see the litigation progressing, and will continue to monitor developments in the coming months,” 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 used in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence.
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
According to court documents, more than 10,000 transvaginal mesh 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, pain during sexual intercourse, organ damage and other serious vaginal mesh complications following implantation of the company’s pelvic mesh products.
Mr. Grand is also serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees in the remaining vaginal mesh litigations underway in West Virginia: 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; In Re: Coloplast Corp. Pelvic Support Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2387; In Re: Cook Medical, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2440; In re: Ethicon, Inc. Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2327; and In Re: Neomedic Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2511.
In addition to his work on the federal proceeding, 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)
Women who allegedly experienced painful and debilitating vaginal mesh complications following surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. To find out more about filing a 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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