Our Firm is representing hundreds of women who have filed transvaginal mesh lawsuits against C.R. Bard and other companies, many of which are pending in the federal litigations underway in West Virginia.
New York, New York (PRWEB) January 12, 2015
Thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.vaginalmeshlawsuit2015.com/) pending against C.R. Bard, Inc. continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order dated January 9, 2015, the Court has denied C.R. Bard’s motion to postpone the start of the proceeding’s next bellwether trial and to delay the commencement of other trials in the litigation, finding that the defense had not demonstrated good cause. Court records indicate that the next trial in the federal C.R. Bard litigation is scheduled to begin on February 18, 2015. (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 transvaginal mesh lawsuits against C.R. Bard and other companies, many of which are pending in the federal litigations underway in West Virginia. We look forward to the upcoming trials in the C.R. Bard litigation, as they may provide valuable insight into how juries might rule in similar pelvic mesh claim involving the company,” 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 surgical mesh products used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence.
Transvaginal Mesh Litigation
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, chronic pain, infections, organ damage and other serious vaginal mesh complications following implantation of the company’s pelvic mesh products. The lawsuits accuse the company of failing to conduct adequate testing to ensure that its transvaginal mesh products were safe, and of failing to warn doctors and patients about their significant risks.
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)
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.
About Bernstein Liebhard LLP
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993. As a national law firm, Bernstein Liebhard LLP possesses all of the legal and financial resources required to successfully challenge billion dollar pharmaceutical and medical device companies. As a result, our attorneys and legal staff have been able to recover more than $3 billion on behalf of our clients. The Firm has been named by The National Law Journal to the Plaintiffs Hot List, recognizing the top plaintiffs firms in the country, for the past 12 consecutive years. Bernstein Liebhard LLP is the only firm in the country to be named to this prestigious list every year since it was first published in 2003.
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