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...]

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...]

AMS Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Cases Chosen for Trial

Trial Dates Set on Bellwether Cases for American Medical System’s Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits The American Medical System’s multidistrict litigation (MDL) reportedly has 8,614 transvaginal mesh personal injury cases lined up. On Thursday, June 20th, Endo Pharmaceuticals – the transvaginal mesh subsidiary of AMS – offered $54.5 million to settle … [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...]

Bard’s Transvaginal Mesh Made from Plastic Unsafe for Humans

Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Used Plastic Deemed Unsuitable for Humans C.R. Bard used plastic in their transvaginal mesh devices that was, according to the plastic’s manufacturer, unsuitable for human implantation. Court records that have been unsealed in the multidistrict litigation against the transvaginal mesh manufacturer show that managers … [Read more...]

Endo Health Offers $54.5 Million to Settle Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Subsidiary of American Medical Systems Offers $54.5 Million to Transvaginal Mesh Victims A unit of Endo Pharmaceuticals, which is a subsidiary of American Medical Systems, has agreed to pay $54.5 million to settle some of the thousands of transvaginal mesh personal injury lawsuits that the company faces in North America. Endo announced the … [Read more...]

Cook Medical Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Might Get MDL

Personal Injury Lawsuits Against Cook Medical’s Transvaginal Mesh Could Receive MDL As of August last year, there are currently 6 multidistrict litigations against transvaginal mesh manufacturers - Mentor Corp’s Coloplast, Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Division, C.R. Bard, American Medical Systems, and Boston Scientific. However, a seventh MDL … [Read more...]

Canadian Women Protest Transvaginal Mesh

Women Gather at Canadian Hospital to Protest Transvaginal Mesh At the Saskatoon City Hospital on Saturday, May 11th, a group of women gathered to protest transvaginal mesh implants. Transvaginal mesh – originally approved in the US by the FDA as early as 1996 – was designed to help treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Update: Statute of Limitations Is Running Out in Some States

The Statute of Limitations for a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit is Running Out Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Update: Statute of Limitations Is Running Out in Some States COLUMBIA, SC- The Strom Law Firm, LLC is currently litigating cases where recipients of transvaginal mesh (pelvic mesh) have suffered from serious complications and personal injuries.  … [Read more...]

Final Arguments Heard in First Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Trial

Plaintiff Alleges that J&J Did Not Study Transvaginal Mesh’s Dangers Thoroughly The first transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation’s (MDL) bellwether trial, a personal injury lawsuit brought forth by 47-year-old Linda Gross, had closing arguments on February 15th, after five weeks of debate and deliberation. The plaintiff’s personal injury … [Read more...]

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