Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Update: Depositions Of Ethicon Executives Underway

Vaginal mesh lawsuits continue to move forward as depositions of top executives from Ethicon and its parent company Johnson & Johnson progress, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports.

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2012

Vaginal mesh lawsuits included in both the federal consolidated action, In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2327”), and the state court action, In re: Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10 (N.J. Super. Ct.) continue to proceed as depositions of several top executives from Ethicon and its parent company Johnson & Johnson move forward, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports.* The ongoing depositions include the following high ranking officials:

  •     Alex Gorsky, Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson;
  •     Gary Pruden, Company Group Chairman and Worldwide Franchise Chairman for Ethicon; and
  •     Sheri McCoy, Former Vice Chairman of Johnson & Johnson.

The testimony provided during these depositions will be used as evidence in both the federal multidistrict litigation, which is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia before the Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin, and the New Jersey state court action, which is pending before the Honorable Carol E. Higbee.

“These depositions should shed new light on the circumstances surrounding the continued marketing of these pelvic mesh products," said Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients who have filed lawsuits claiming injuries as a result of being implanted with vaginal mesh. Firm partner Jeffrey S. Grand serves on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the federal multidistrict litigation and as Co-Liaison Counsel in the consolidated New Jersey state court action.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is continuing to evaluate claims and actively file vaginal mesh lawsuits on behalf of individuals claiming injuries caused by pelvic mesh. Those who have suffered damages from vaginal mesh implants may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other injuries. Learn more by watching this pelvic mesh video, or by visiting our website, http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/vaginal-mesh/. For more information, contact a transvaginal mesh lawyer at Bernstein Liebhard LLP today at (877) 779-1414.

*ecf.wvsd.uscourts.gov/doc1/20112487849; ecf.wvsd.uscourts.gov/doc1/20112487862; ecf.wvsd.uscourts.gov/doc1/20112487906; and ecf.wvsd.uscourts.gov/doc1/20112501346.

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