All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘vaginal mesh lawsuit’

Vaginal Mesh Bellwether Trial Ends in Dismissal

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What was intended to be the third vaginal mesh lawsuit bellwether trial for manufacturer Bard ended with a dismissal before its scheduled October 8, 2013 start date. The plaintiffs in the trial dismissed their vaginal mesh lawsuit in late September, leading C.R. Bard to demand reimbursement for incurring over $14,000 in legal fees. Vaginal Mesh Bellwether Trial Results in Manufacturer […]

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Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Mount, as Women Suffer Life-Changing Transvaginal Mesh Complications

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Vaginal mesh lawsuits continue to mount, filed by thousands of women who are allegedly suffering often debilitating and permanent injuries. In one case, a woman from Atlanta, Georgia said she considered filing a transvaginal mesh lawsuit following a procedure she underwent to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The surgery, which she underwent in 2006, caused her pain and infection and […]

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Plaintiff in Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Awarded $3.35 Million in Compensatory Damages

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A South Dakota woman who filed a vaginal mesh lawsuit after allegedly being forced to undergo multiple revision surgeries caused by pain and other complications stemming from her implant was awarded $3.35 million in compensatory damages Feb. 25 by a New Jersey jury, Bloomberg.com reports. Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit, which manufactured the device at the center of this lawsuit, […]

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300 Women in Canada File Class Action Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

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300 women in Canada are gearing up to file a class-action vaginal mesh lawsuit claiming injuries from pelvic mesh devices, a western Canadian newspaper reported earlier this month. On Feb. 8, the Winnipeg Free Press said the case would be brought to a Winnipeg court the following week, with documents also being filed in Canadian provinces Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. […]

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Ethicon Lawsuit Filed Over Gynecare Prolift in Texas Federal Court this November

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A patient from southeast Texas filed an Ethicon lawsuit at the end of November over a device that allegedly caused her to suffer bleeding, stress urinary incontinence (SUI), dyspareunia and other injuries. The plaintiff in this case, which was filed in the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division on Nov. 30, 2012, was implanted with the Ethicon-manufactured Gynecare Prolift device […]

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California Couple Wins $5.5 Million in Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

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In a landmark verdict last July, a California couple won $5.5 million in a vaginal mesh lawsuit they filed after patient Christine Scott suffered irreversible injuries stemming from a device manufactured by C.R. Bard Inc. The jury in this case found the company partially responsible for the plaintiff’s injuries, and awarded her $5 million in damages. Her husband was also […]

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