New York, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2013
Thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuit
(http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/transvaginal-mesh-recall-lawsuit.html) claims continue to move forward in federal multidistrict litigations now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. The Court recently issued orders on September 13, 2013 addressing various filing protocols as these lawsuits continue to move forward. (In re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2325; n re: Ethicon, Inc. Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2327.)
“Our Firm hears from alleged victims of transvaginal mesh complications on a regular basis. We are pleased with the progress in the federal proceedings thus far,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices, including hundreds of women in vaginal mesh lawsuit. Jeffrey S. Grand, a partner with the Firm, is a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the American Medical Systems and Ethicon litigations underway in West Virginia. Bernstein Liebhard LLP continues to offer free legal evaluations to women who suffered mesh erosion, pain, scarring, infection and other serious transvaginal mesh complications, allegedly due to pelvic mesh products marketed by American Medical Systems, Inc., Boston Scientific, Inc., C.R. Bard and Ethicon, Inc.
Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Court documents indicate that more than 20,000 vaginal mesh lawsuits involving a number of manufacturers are pending in consolidated proceedings underway in the Southern District of West Virginia. In addition to his work in the litigations established for American Medical Systems and Ethicon claims, Mr. Grand is also a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees for In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2326, and In re C.R. Bard Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2187.
On August 15th, the federal litigation’s first trial of a transvaginal mesh lawsuit concluded when a woman injured by a C.R. Bard’s Avaulta Plus device was awarded $2 million. (Cisson v. C.R. Bard Inc., 11-cv-00195) The litigation’s second C.R. Bard trial was to get underway the following week, but an undisclosed settlement was reached in the case just prior to the start of opening arguments. (Queen v. C.R. Bard Inc., 11-cv-00012)
In addition to the proceedings underway in West Virginia, thousands of vaginal mesh lawsuits are pending against Ethicon and C.R. Bard in two multicounty litigations underway in New Jersey’s Atlantic County Superior Court, where Mr. Grand is serving as Co-Liaison Counsel. He was also a member of the Plaintiff’s trial team for the Ethicon litigation’s first trial. That case ended in March with an $11 million verdict for a woman who suffered transvaginal mesh complications due to the company’s Gynecare Prolift device. (In re: Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10; In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, No. L-6339-10)
Alleged victims of transvaginal mesh complications may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages. Learn More about vaginal mesh injuries at Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website. Free legal reviews can also be obtained by calling 800-511-5092.
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