Posts Tagged ‘ C.R. Bard Inc. ’

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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A Surge in Avaulta TVM Claims and Reclassification, Lawyers and Settlements, October 6, 2011

Oct 6th, 2011 | By

Lawyers & Settlements reports more than 600 lawsuits have been filed against two of the largest synthetic surgical mesh manufacturers – Johnson & Johnson and C.R. Bard Inc. The Avaulta litigation was consolidated as part of multi-district litigation (MDL) in October 2010 in the Southern district of West Virginia in US District Court. Bard representatives
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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.