Posts Tagged ‘ Boston Scientific ’

Settlement Dollars are Slow in Coming in Transvaginal Mesh Claims

Nov 5th, 2015 | By
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MND, Nov. 5, 2015~ Your editor recently sat down at the Mass Torts Made Perfect session on multidistrict litigation (MDL) to hear the latest on the settlements purported to be in the works concerning transvaginal mesh. Attorney Henry Garrard told the crowd that four of five mesh manufacturers are in the settlement mode.  It started
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Jury Finds for Boston Scientific in North Carolina Pelvic Mesh Trial

Oct 19th, 2015 | By
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MND, October 19, 2015 ~ On Friday, October 16, Boston Scientific (BSC) received a favorable jury verdict in a Statesville, North Carolina courtroom in a product liability trial filed by Martha Carlson, 65. The case, Ramona Winebarger, et al. v. Boston Scientific Corp., No. 15-57, was heard in the Western District of North Carolina. It was remanded from
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Boston Scientific Denied New Trial in $100 Million Barba Case, Jury Award Reduced

Oct 12th, 2015 | By
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MND, October 12, 2015 ~ It was last May when the highest jury award in mesh litigation was issued so far – $100 million to Deborah Barba and her husband.  Ms. Barba had been implanted with Boston Scientific’s Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit as well as an Advantage Fit mid-urethral sling system. See the Mesh
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MAM Rally Going to West Virginia for Pelvic Mesh Status Conference

May 26th, 2015 | By
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Charleston, West Virginia will be the setting for a gathering of both sides involved in pelvic mesh litigation for a June 2 status conference before Judge Joseph Goodwin, and of mesh-injured women from the region who have decided to converge in a show of solidarity to bring an end to the protracted litigation. Here is the order
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*New* Upcoming Transvaginal Mesh Trials

May 19th, 2015 | By
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For all who might be interested in attending one of the upcoming mesh trials – here is a calendar of the latest cases ahead. Visiting for one day- perhaps opening arguments – is a real eye opener and gives a real appreciation on what must happen procedurally. Watch for evidence that is allowed in, evidence
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Sanchez v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Case Settles Before Closing Arguments

May 11th, 2015 | By
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Mesh News Desk has confirmed that the federal bellwether pelvic mesh trial of Sanchez v. Boston Scientific settled Monday morning just before the Los Angeles jury heard closing arguments. The defective product case began one week ago and represented the sixth trial facing the Massachusetts-based manufacturer of pelvic mesh implants. Monday, May 11, a Delaware
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Boston Scientific Offers First Settlement to 3,000 Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women

Apr 28th, 2015 | By
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In a regulatory filing (here), Boston Scientific Corp announced today it’s reached a settlement of $119 million to resolve 2,970 product liability cases concerning pelvic mesh. That would amount to an average award of just $40,000 per claim.  Claims are generally awarded based on the degree of injury resulting from a pelvic mesh implant so
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May Brings Two Defective Mesh Trials Naming Boston Scientific

Apr 28th, 2015 | By
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Add these two upcoming cases to your mesh calendar. Sanchez Trial On May 5th in a federal court in Los Angeles, Roseanne Sanchez will take her product liability case against Boston Scientific before a jury.   The Honorable John F. Walter of the Central District of California will oversee the five-day trial.  (Sanchez v. Boston Scientific 2:12-cv-05762) 
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The Difference Between Hope and Despair – Same Facts, Different Way of Telling a Story

Feb 10th, 2015 | By
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By Halley B. (Hal) Lewis, III, of Fonvielle Lewis Foote & Messer ( “Life isn’t fair.” It’s a saying that has probably been around since Adam and Eve were banished from the Garden of Eden, and it’s a feeling that every victim of defective surgical mesh probably experiences on a daily basis.  Nobody deserves to suffer innocently as
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Dec 11th, 2014 | By

By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 In recent months, Endo Pharmaceuticals made several announcements concerning global settlements in the transvaginal mesh litigation against American Medical Systems (AMS) pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  Based on the numbers of women participating, the AMS
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