We look forward to these litigations moving forward in the coming year, especially the first trial in the C.R. Bard proceeding, which is scheduled to begin next month.
New York, New York (PRWEB) January 25, 2013
Transvaginal mesh lawsuits continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigations now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia. According to a Case Management Order dated January 23rd, the next joint status conference is scheduled for Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
The vaginal mesh litigations underway in West Virginia include: 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: C.R. Bard, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2187”); and In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation (“ MDL No. 2327”). Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey Grand, is serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees in all of these federal litigations.
“We look forward to these litigations moving forward in the coming year, especially the first trial in the C.R. Bard proceeding, which is scheduled to begin next month,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The firm is currently evaluating potential lawsuits on behalf of women who suffered mesh erosion, pain, scarring, infection and other serious injuries, allegedly due to vaginal mesh
Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
In July 2011, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned that there had been a five-fold increase in reports of serious complications associated with the use of transvaginal mesh. The FDA also modified its previous position on the frequency of such complications, stating in the alert that vaginal mesh injuries associated with pelvic organ prolapse repair were not rare.*
Since the FDA advisory, a growing number of women have filed transvaginal mesh lawsuits alleging they experienced serious, painful and life-changing injuries following treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. In addition to the federal pelvic mesh litigations, consolidated proceedings are also underway in New Jersey Superior Court, Atlantic County, involving products manufactured by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit and C.R. Bard. (In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, No. L-6339-10, and In re: Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10). Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey Grand is serving as Co-Liason Counsel in both of these litigations.
Women who suffered complications following implantation of transvaginal mesh may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, pain and suffering, and other injuries. Bernstein Liebhard LLP is offering free lawsuit evaluations to any woman injured by vaginal mesh devices. A wealth of information regarding the firm's involvement with the ongoing pelvic mesh litigation can be found at Bernstein Liebhard's website, or by calling 1-877-779-1414 today.
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, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. 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 10 consecutive years.
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