New York, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2014
The federal judge overseeing a consolidated litigation for transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/transvaginal-mesh/) filed against Boston Scientific Corp. has refused the company’s request to sever four cases selected for one of the proceeding’s bellwether trials. According to an Order issued on August 18, 2014, U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin of the Southern District of West Virginia disagrees with Boston Scientific’s contention that a consolidated trial would be prejudicial to the defense. (In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2326)
“Our Firm is representing numerous women who have filed transvaginal mesh lawsuits in the federal Boston Scientific proceeding. We are looking forward to the commencement of bellwether trials, as they may provide valuable insight into how juries could rule in similar claims,” 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 surgical mesh devices used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. Among other things, all of the claims allege that the company’s implants 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. Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, is serving on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee for the proceeding.
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)
Women who were allegedly harmed by pelvic mesh devices manufactured by Boston Scientific or another company may be entitled to compensation. Learn more about the litigation involving pelvic 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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