Firm Accomplishments


Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a nationally recognized law firm that has recovered over $3 billion behalf of its clients and achieved other extraordinary results in mass tort litigation.

The lawyers at the firm have served in leadership roles in scores of high-profile lawsuits, in cases involving consumer and shareholder rights, defective medical devices, and dangerous drugs. The Firm and its partners are at the forefront of the transvaginal mesh lawsuits. Vaginal mesh lawsuits allege that various mesh manufacturers sold a defective device and failed to warn patients about the risks associated with the devices. Lawsuits have been filed against C.R. Bard, American Medical Systems, Boston Scientific and Ethicon. Firm achievements include:

  • Appointment to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In re Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation; In re American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation; In re Boston Scientific Corp. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation; and In re C.R. Bard, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, four transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigations pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia before Judge Joseph R. Goodwin. The Firm also serves on various plaintiff subcommittees that help coordinate discovery and the trial process.
  • Appointed as Co-Liaison Counsel by the Honorable Carol E. Higbee in In re Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation and In re Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, two consolidated actions of vaginal mesh lawsuits filed in New Jersey state court, involving hundreds of claims who were injured as a result of defective transvaginal mesh. The Firm leads the cases against numerous vaginal mesh manufacturers.
  • Invited to speak at transvaginal litigation mesh conferences, and acknowledged by its peers as a leader in the litigation against pelvic mesh manufacturers.

The Mass Tort Practice Group is comprised of experienced lawyers and staff who understand the sensitive nature of transvaginal mesh injuries. We will answer your questions and try to alleviate your concerns, and remain fierce advocates for your claim.

Hundreds of women have shared their personal experiences with us, and we would happy to speak with you. Contact us today for a free case review at 1-(888)-217-3033.

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