Posts Tagged ‘ MDL ’

Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women Plan April Rally in Charleston, WV

Jan 18th, 2016 | By
Mesh Awareness Movement in Charleston, WV, June 2015

Mesh News Desk, January 18, 2016 ~ Organizers of mesh-injured women want the public to know a rally is planned for Charleston, West Virginia on Monday, April 11, 2016. That is the date that 37 transvaginal mesh trials will be heard on the same day before U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Goodwin. .  The defendant
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Update on Status Conference in West Virginia on Pelvic Mesh Litigation

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By
J&J's Prolene Mesh

MND, Nov. 23, 2015 ~ A status conference took place Wednesday, November 18 and Thursday, 19 in Charleston, WV concerning the progress made on pelvic mesh litigation. At last count there are 85,000 cases filed in this one federal court before Judge Joseph Goodwin. Pelvic mesh cases were consolidated there in January 2012 in multidistrict litigation (MDL)
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Lewis v Ethicon is Over! Judge Grants Ethicon’s Motion to End Trial

Feb 18th, 2014 | By
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The plaintiff’s side in the first Ethicon trial to be heard in this federal court, had six days before it rested its case. One day later, Judge Joseph Goodwin ended the bellwether trial when he granted Ethicon’s (Johnson & Johnson) Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law. See attached Carolyn Lewis Doc #291. Doc #290 
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The Cisson Transvaginal Mesh Trial Against C.R. Bard – What did we Learn?

Dec 4th, 2013 | By
U.S. District Court, Charleston WV

The Donna Cisson product liability trial against C.R. Bard, a New Jersey- based mesh manufacturer is finally over and the Judgment Order was filed in federal court October 18, 2013 confirming the jury verdict which C.R. Bard tried to amend or reverse. On August 15, 2013 Cisson was awarded $250,000 in compensatory damages and $1,750,000
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Court Schedule for Bellwether Trials Posted in Upcoming Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Oct 14th, 2013 | By

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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Hello October

Oct 4th, 2013 | By
Anonymous woman, WikiCommons

Thank you so much for visiting Mesh Medical Device News Desk, shortened to Mesh News Desk (MDN). This effort was created in August 2011 in response to the growing number of women who were experiencing complications with their transvaginal mesh. Since then many people have come forward with similar stories of complications concerning hernia mesh.
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Tolling Agreements – Legal Deadlines Nearing for Mesh-Injured

Sep 15th, 2013 | By
Aaron Leigh Horton

by Aaron Leigh Horton Blog: Twitter:  @themeshwarrior Email: September 12, 2013 – According to, a tolling agreement is an agreement to waive a right to claim that litigation should be dismissed due to the expiration of a statute of limitations. Its purpose is typically to allow a party additional time to assess
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Law Professor Thomas A. Eaton on Tort Reform

Aug 29th, 2013 | By

Earlier this month, the jury in the federal Donna Cisson transvaginal mesh case awarded Mrs. Cisson $1.75 million in punitive damages in addition to the $250,000 in compensatory damages. The Cisson case established the Bard Avaulta mesh she received as a treatment for pelvic organ prolapse was defective. Yet readers learned something startling about any
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BREAKING NEWS! Settlement offered in Queen Transvaginal Mesh Case

Aug 21st, 2013 | By
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While opening arguments were set to be heard and a jury had been selected comes word that the transvaginal mesh product liability lawsuit filed against manufacturer C.R. Bard has settled. That news was confirmed by sources both inside and outside the courtroom. Here is the story from Monday, day one of jury selection here. The
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Jury Awards $2 Million to Donna Cisson in First Federal Transvaginal Case Against C.R. Bard

Aug 15th, 2013 | By
Scales of Justice, WikiCommons

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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