All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘bellwether trials’

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 Lawsuit Plaintiff Granted Continuance in Federal Bellwether Trial

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The plaintiff who filed the transvaginal mesh lawsuit slated for the third bellwether trial in the federal C.R. Bard litigation has been granted a continuance, and the case has been placed on indefinite hold. According to court documents, one of her expert witnesses is unavailable for the time being. The case had been scheduled to go before a jury on […]

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C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Trial Scheduled for December

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A federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) underway in West Virginia involving personal injury claims over C.R. Bard’s transvaginal mesh devices is prepping for the final trial in its first round of test, or bellwether, cases. That trial will begin on December 6th in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, and will involve a C.R. Bard Avaulta mesh device. When […]

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Key Trials Scheduled in Consolidated Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

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The latest figures provided by the U.S. Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation reports that there has been an increase in the number of federal lawsuits filed by plaintiffs alleging transvaginal mesh failures caused serious injuries to women across the country. As of August 15, 2013, there are now 25,910 cases making similar allegations across the U.S.; the lawsuits have been […]

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