We will be monitoring matters pertaining to this bellwether trial closely, as its outcome could provide valuable insight into how juries might rule in similar Ethicon transvaginal mesh claims.
New York, New York (PRWEB) June 23, 2015
The court overseeing thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.vaginalmeshlawsuit2015.com/) filed against Ethicon, Inc. has consolidated 26 cases for a single trial. According to an Order issued on June 12th in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, all of the lawsuits selected for trial were filed on behalf of West Virginia residents, and all involve similar design defect allegations. A date for the trial has not been determined, but the parties have been directed to submit a proposed Docket Control Order to the Court no later than June 22, 2015. (In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2327)
“Our Firm is representing numerous women who allegedly suffered vaginal mesh complications due to Ethicon’s pelvic mesh products. We will be monitoring matters pertaining to this bellwether trial closely, as its outcome could provide valuable insight into how juries might rule in similar Ethicon transvaginal mesh claims,” says Sandy A. Liebhard, a partner at Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm continues to offer free legal consultations to alleged victims of serious vaginal mesh complications.
Ethicon Mesh Litigation
According to court documents, more than 25,000 vaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed against Ethicon in the federal multidistrict litigation currently underway in the Southern District of West Virginia. All of the claims similarly allege that these products were defectively designed and manufactured, and that Ethicon failed to provide adequate warnings regarding their association with organ damage, mesh erosion, infection, and other serious vaginal mesh complications.
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is currently representing transvaginal mesh lawsuit plaintiffs in a number of multidistrict litigations now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia. Court documents indicate that more than 75,000 cases are pending in 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; 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; and In Re: Neomedic Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2511.
In addition, the Firm is pursuing numerous claims against C.R. Bard and Ethicon in two multicounty litigations currently underway in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court. (In re: Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10; In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, No. L-6339-10)
Women who were allegedly harmed by pelvic mesh implants may be eligible to receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages. Find out more about transvaginal mesh complications by visiting 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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Sandy A. Liebhard, Esq.
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