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Latest Transvaginal Mesh Personal Injury Case Against Two Manufacturers

Transvaginal Mesh Injury Victim Received Two Sling Devices from Two Manufacturers In August, a plaintiff filed a transvaginal mesh personal injury lawsuit because she received two mesh slings to treat her stress urinary incontinence (SUI), and both devices – from two different manufacturers – failed and have caused serious … [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...]

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...]

J&J Subsidiary Ethicon Faces 1,800 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits in Court and in the Lab This Month

Manufacturers of the Gynecare ProLift Transvaginal Mesh System Face Plaintiffs and Scientists Earlier in January, Linda Gross’s lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon went forward in court. The plaintiff had a transvaginal mesh device made by Ethicon implanted to help prevent pelvic organ prolapse in 2006, and since then has had … [Read more...]

First Transvaginal Mesh Trial Against Johnson & Johnson Goes to Court

“Simple” Surgery with Transvaginal Mesh Causes Severe Complications, Personal Injury Lawsuit Linda Gross, 46 years old from South Dakota, was suffering bloating and constipation related to pelvic organ prolapse, a condition in which organs in the pelvis begin shifting due to weakening of the muscles in the pelvic wall. Her doctor recommended a … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Trial Dates Set; Device Manufacturers Must Turn Over Documents

Judge Goodwin Forces Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers to File Documents Judge Joseph R. Goodwin of the United States District Court in West Virginia presides over not one multidistrict litigation, but four, all involving transvaginal mesh lawsuits. The lawsuits involve five separate manufacturers – Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division, … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Products Show Up on eBay

Despite a voluntary recall earlier this year, C.R. Bard’s Avaulta Plus products are showing up for sale on eBay. The first transvaginal mesh implant was approved for use in 1996 – the ProteGen device. Although Boston Scientific later recalled the device, a loophole in FDA regulations called 510(k) allows similar devices to go through and … [Read more...]

US Drug Watchdog Fights Aggressively Against Transvaginal Mesh

Initially, transvaginal mesh was designed to help women suffering pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The FDA promoted the devices as minimally-invasive, and specifically designed to work with women’s bodies. However, since 1999, when the first vaginal mesh device was recalled due to failures, women have been … [Read more...]

Plaintiff Claims Transvaginal Mesh Incompatible with Human Body

In the latest transvaginal mesh lawsuit, Debra Wooten, and her husband Ronnie, claim that Boston Scientific knew their transvaginal mesh device, the Tape Obtryx System Curved, was incompatible with human tissue, and chose to sell the device anyway. The plaintiffs are citing evidence from scientific studies showing that transvaginal mesh made from … [Read more...]

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