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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...]

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...]

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...]

Woman Awarded Millions More in Punitive Damages in Transvaginal Mesh Case

Woman Receives More Than $7 Million Additional Reward for Transvaginal Mesh Damages On Monday, February 25th, Linda Gross was awarded $3.35 million for damages caused by her transvaginal mesh. On Friday, March 1, Gross was awarded an additional $7.76 million in punitive damages in her personal injury case against transvaginal mesh manufacturer, … [Read more...]

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