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AMS Begins First of Two Transvaginal Mesh Safety Studies

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According to MarketWatch.com, medical device manufacturer American Medical Systems has launched a transvaginal mesh safety study to determine whether two of its transvaginal mesh products have caused pain during sexual intercourse, chronic pain and other complications as plaintiffs claim in thousands of U.S. transvaginal mesh lawsuits. AMS announced on June 9, 2014 that the first patient had been enrolled in […]

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Approximately 20K Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Settled By Endo For $830MM

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A transvaginal mesh settlement will resolve an estimated 20,000 lawsuits brought against a device manufacturer by thousands of women who say the mesh caused them to suffer bleeding, painful intercourse, and other complications after being implanted as a treatment for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or urinary stress incontinence (USI). Endo International Plc., and subsidiary American Medical Systems will pay $830 […]

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More American Medical Systems Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Heading to Trial in United States

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Another set of transvaginal mesh lawsuits involving products manufactured by American Medical Systems, Inc. have been chosen for the federal litigation’s third round of bellwether trials.  Juries will begin hearing those cases in August, with the first of the third round going to trial on August 19th.  According to an Order filed on January 24th in the U.S. District Court, […]

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Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Continue to Move Forward

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Plaintiffs are currently filing transvaginal mesh lawsuits against American Medical Systems, Inc., alleging that the company’s pelvic mesh products caused injury and serious health conditions. These lawsuits are scheduled to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation currently underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia. Bernstein Liebhard represents women who have been injured following use of products […]

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Vaginal Mesh Manufacturer Ordered to Turn in Foreign Documents

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The judge overseeing transvaginal mesh lawsuits in federal court is demanding increasing evidence from the mesh manufacturers whose devices allegedly caused thousands of women to suffer serious injuries. The effort began last October, when the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia requested American Medical Systems (AMS) to submit all foreign documents that could be relevant to […]

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