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The 5 Current MDLs Against Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers

While the US District Court of West Virginia decides if it will create a sixth multidistrict litigation (MDL) to collect a growing number of cases against transvaginal mesh and surgical mesh kit manufacturers, five MDLs are in place and currently hearing bellwether trials against medical device manufacturers. An overview of the current five is … [Read more...]

Litigation Judge Issues TVM Protective Order

After a status conference on July 26th, Litigation Judge Joseph R. Goodwin issues a TVM protective order to protect the companies involved in several of his MDL suits. Judge Goodwin is currently overseeing MDL 2327 (In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation), MDL 2325 (In re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic … [Read more...]

Three J&J Execs to Testify about Transvaginal Mesh Complications

In a July 19th ruling, the Hon. Carol Higbee, presiding judge over the consolidated litigation in Atlantic City, ordered that three Johnson & Johnson executives must testify in court regarding their transvaginal mesh products. The executives are new CEO Alex Gorsky, former J&J Vice Chairman Sheri McCoy, and Ethicon Franchise head Gary … [Read more...]

J&J Continued Vaginal Mesh Implant Sales Despite FDA Order

On August 24th, 2007, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued an order to Johnson & Johnson to halt sales of its medical device called Gynecare Prolift, a vaginal mesh device. In the letter, the FDA stated that the company could not market the device without further safety studies, as thousands of cases were reported involving mesh … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Victim Wins Suit Against Manufacturer

Christine Scott, in her bellweather suit against medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard, won a clear victory for transvaginal mesh victims across the globe. Scott and her husband were awarded $5.5 million for personal damages, including the loss of their love life. The case has been in litigation for four years. This is the first time in the … [Read more...]

J&J Transvaginal Mesh Implants Recalled

J&J Transvaginal Mesh Implants Recalled Ethicon Recall - Transvaginal Mesh Attorneys Johnson and Johnson subsidiary, Ethicon Inc., announced that it will stop selling four of its transvaginal mesh implant systems. The announcement came yesterday in a letter from J&J to U.S. District Court Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, the Federal Judge in West … [Read more...]

Filing a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Attorneys The Strom Law Firm, LLC is currently reviewing cases on behalf of women who have suffered life altering complications after receiving a transvaginal mesh implant for Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) or Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP).  Although no class action has been filed, there are are currently Four … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit: Update & Referrals

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit In 2011, the Food and Drug Administration issued a public notice regarding transvaginal mesh to doctors  after 2,875 injuries relating to pelvic mesh were reported between 2008 and 2010.  Right now, cases are being filed individually, and no nationwide transvaginal mesh class action lawsuit has been filed. Click … [Read more...]

Potential TVM Health Complications

Types of TVM Health Complications Women who suffered tranvaginal mesh complications after undergoing pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery with a TVM device have most likely experienced undeserved pain and discomfort and may have legal recourse. Because the manufacturers of transvaginal meshes did not warn patients and doctors about the … [Read more...]

What is TVM?

The Food and Drug Administration recently warned patients and doctors of serious complications linked to transvaginal mesh.  If you have been injured as a result of a TVM implant, you could be entitled to compensation. The urgent notice includes mesh devices from nine different manufacturers. TVM is a medical device implanted vaginally or … [Read more...]

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