Posts Tagged ‘ Boston Scientific ’

Albright v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial Wraps Monday

Jul 25th, 2014 | By
Albright v. Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial Wraps Monday

The two week trial of Diane Albright v. Boston Scientific d/b/a Mansfield Scientific, Inc. and Microvasive, Inc. is expected to go to the jury Monday, July 28, 2014 after closing arguments. The product liability lawsuit was filed in Middlesex Co in Massachusetts, Superior Court Action 12-0909. Boston Scientific is headquartered in Middlesex County, MA. On
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ProteGen Mesh ~ The Grandmother of them All

Jul 13th, 2014 | By
ProteGen Mesh  ~ The Grandmother of them All

Fantastic researcher and friend, Suzanne McClain has always been the most competent person in digging through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration records (FDA), tedious work which involves a lot of patience. Here she has prepared a spreadsheet that shows the Johnson & Johnson meshes, and predicate devices used in order to clear them through
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Women Protest Texas Taxpayers Picking up Tab on Transvaginal Mesh Injuries

Jun 26th, 2014 | By
Women Protest Texas Taxpayers Picking up Tab on Transvaginal Mesh Injuries

Reporter Janet St. James tells viewers in the Dalla,s Texas area that the costs of mesh injuries are enormous and YOU the taxpayer are picking up the tab. Her report aired today on the ABC station, WFAA,  and featured the letter from the Corporate Action Network to the Attorney General of Texas Greg Abbott asking
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Bell Law Firm Investigates Pelvic Mesh Injuries as AMS Agrees to Settle

May 10th, 2014 | By
Bell Law Firm Investigates Pelvic Mesh Injuries as AMS Agrees to Settle

 SPONSORED CONTENT The Bell Law Firm Continues Investigations into Pelvic Mesh Injuries as American Medical Systems Agrees to Settlement The product liability litigation surrounding Endo American Medical Systems’ pelvic mesh devices continues in the wake of a settlement agreement for 20,000 cases, The Bell Law Firm reports. CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Product liability lawyers at The
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Court Schedule for Bellwether Trials Posted in Upcoming Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Oct 14th, 2013 | By
Court Schedule for Bellwether Trials Posted in Upcoming Transvaginal Mesh Cases

The federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, that has more than 33,000 defective product claims consolidated in something called Multidistrict Litigation (MDL), now has a new section on the website for each MDL bellwether trial. Each of six transvaginal mesh manufacturers will face off with plaintiffs in four jury trials intended to test legal theories
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C.R. Bard Settles Second Transvaginal Mesh Case for Undisclosed Amount

Sep 16th, 2013 | By
C.R. Bard Settles Second Transvaginal Mesh Case for Undisclosed Amount

The plaintiff’s name is Melanie Vigil and she claimed C.R. Bard’s Avaulta Mesh Suburethral Plus sling, a mesh made of polypropylene, eroded in her body causing internal injuries that led to multiple surgeries. The sling is placed in a  woman’s pelvic region through the vagina (transvaginal) to treat incontinence. Vigil and her husband Mark were
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Federal Cases Now Top 30K!

Sep 10th, 2013 | By

The following is an update on the status of the federal cases consolidated in the multidistrict litigation. The cases have been filed together in federal court in Charleston, West Virginia.     Follow the So. District of West Virginia http://www.wvsd.uscourts.gov/ It is possible that cases are being filed with more frequency because of the statute
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Lawsuits on the Horizon – Do they Represent the Scope of Injuries?

Sep 6th, 2013 | By

2014 should be a very busy year for transvaginal and incontinence mesh lawsuits. The four Boston Scientific bellwether cases have reportedly been chosen by federal Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, overseeing about 30,000 cases consolidated in his West Virginia Court. On August 1, both sides presented their proposed cases. Judge Goodwin in a pretrial order said:
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75% of Cisson Punitive Damages Goes to Georgia

Aug 16th, 2013 | By
75% of Cisson Punitive Damages Goes to Georgia

One day after the Donna Cisson case comes word that 75 percent of her $1.75 million punitive award will go to the state of Georigia’s general fund. It is the result of the tort reform movement that has quietly crept into U.S. courts around the country, capping jury verdicts and making court a less tempting
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Jury Awards $2 Million to Donna Cisson in First Federal Transvaginal Case Against C.R. Bard

Aug 15th, 2013 | By
Jury Awards $2 Million to Donna Cisson in First Federal Transvaginal Case Against C.R. Bard

Breaking News ~ 5: 31 pm The jury just awarded Donna and Dan Cisson $1,750,000 in punitive awards in their product liability lawsuit against C.R. Bard & Co.  The punitive phase was entered into after the compensatory award of $250,000 was announced late this afternoon. That brings the jury award to $2 million. Here is
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We hope you find this a helpful resource. National News Editor, Jane Akre, began MDND with the hope of providing the latest news, information and perspective from the regulatory, industry and patient point of view, something that goes under-reported in much of the coverage of medical devices. The public is just now becoming aware that many devices do not undergo the same scrutiny as prescription drugs and are instead grandfathered in under an FDA loophole that has gone largely unchanged since the 1970s. As a result, patients become the post-market clinical trial subjects, and many suffer devastating and permanent injuries.