FDA Issues Warning About IVC Filter Blood Clot Device

IVC Filter Unsafe Despite Manufacturer’s Push, Associated with Several Wrongful Deaths and Injuries The IVC filter is a medical device created and manufactured by medical manufacturer CR Bard. The company received FDA approval to offer the device as a treatment to prevent blood clots in patients who were at extremely high risk, where medication … [Read more...]

Final CR Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Delayed Again

Fourth CR Bard Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Case Delayed Yet Again The fourth bellwether case in the CR Bard transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL) has been delayed yet again, this time for an unspecified time period. The transvaginal mesh personal injury case, brought forth by Carolyn Jones, was delayed several times and had been … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Cannot Exclude Memos in Trial

Judge Rules CR Bard Cannot Exclude Internal Memos in Transvaginal Mesh Trial On Friday, Judge Joseph R. Goodwin denied a motion put forward by transvaginal mesh manufacturer CR Bard to exclude certain internal memos, as they might bias the court against the defendant. Judge Goodwin ruled that the memos actually were pertinent to the plaintiff’s … [Read more...]

Major Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers In Settlement Talks

Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers In Talks to Settle Lawsuits Some of the major transvaginal mesh manufacturers, which face thousands of lawsuits each, began personal injury settlement talks on Monday, September 30th. Lawyers from CR Bard, Endo Health Solutions, Boston Scientific, Coloplast, and Cook Medical, began settlement talks regarding … [Read more...]

CR Bard to Buy Rochester Medical to Expand Urinary Incontinence Treatments

Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer CR Bard to Buy New Company for Edge in Urinary Retention and Incontinence Market Medical device company CR Bard – currently facing thousands of personal injury lawsuits related to their transvaginal mesh devices – reported that they will pay $262 million, or $20 per share, to acquire Rochester Medical in order to … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Settles 2nd Bellwether Case Out of Court

CR Bard Settles Second Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Case Before Trial The beginning of the second bellwether case, chosen to represent the more than 8,000 transvaginal mesh personal injury cases against CR Bard, has been settled before the rapidly-approaching trial began. Plaintiff Wanda Queen’s trial was slated to begin on August 21st, in the … [Read more...]

Next Transvaginal Mesh Personal Injury Lawsuit Already Underway

Next Case Against Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer CR Bard Already Going to Trial The second in a series of bellwether cases against transvaginal mesh manufacturer CR Bard is already headed to trial in the US District Court of West Virginia – it began on August 19th, the week after the first CR Bard bellwether case was decided in favor of the … [Read more...]

CR Bard Loses Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Trial

First Bellwether Trial against Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Bard in Favor of Plaintiff On August 16th, the jury in the first bellwether trial against CR Bard decided in favor of the plaintiff, and the transvaginal mesh manufacturer has been ordered to pay $2 million for personal injury. The Charleston, West Virginia transvaginal mesh trial was … [Read more...]

CR Bard Executive Dodges Questions in Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Case

Judge is “Frustrated” With Executive in Bard Transvaginal Mesh Personal Injury Trial On Thursday, August 8th, Laura Bigby, director of research and development for transvaginal mesh manufacturer CR Bard, was cross-examined by the plaintiff’s lead attorney. She spent three hours dodging questions about transvaginal mesh safety and the validity of … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Case Ends in Mistrial

Judge Goodwin Declares Mistrial in Transvaginal Mesh Case Against CR Bard A product liability case against CR Bard’s transvaginal mesh products ended in mistrial on Wednesday, July 10th, due to a witness’s testimony. US District Court Judge Joseph Goodwin – who presides over most of the multidistrict litigations (MDLs) against transvaginal mesh … [Read more...]

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