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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...]

Finding the Right Transvaginal Mesh Lawyer

If You Suffered a Transvaginal Mesh Injury, You Need A Lawyer Who Knows the South Carolina Legal System The South Carolina Statute of Limitations says: For Personal Injury: 3 Years with Discovery Rule. For Products Liability: 3 Years with Discovery Rule.  What Is A "Statute of Limitations" A statute of limitations is a law which places … [Read more...]

Win for Johnson & Johnson in Transvaginal Mesh Case

The blog Drug and Device Law reports that the case Smith v. Johnson & Johnson transvaginal mesh case has been decided – in the medical device manufacturer’s favor. According to the blog: There are two types of causation in a warning case. There's medical causation, meaning that the product must cause the injury. Then there's warning … [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...]

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...]

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