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AMS Granted Limited Discovery into Alleged “Scheme” in Transvaginal Mesh Litigation

Oct 13th, 2013 | By
AMS Granted Limited Discovery into Alleged “Scheme” in Transvaginal Mesh Litigation

On Friday, October 11, AMS, American Medical Systems, was given a limited green light to look into what it alleges could be a fraudulent “scheme” to  stack the deck in the plaintiff’s favor in the ongoing transvaginal mesh litigation. At the same time, those alleged in the questionable activities were granted protection from an overbroad
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Next Trial – May 13: Carpenter v. AMS

May 8th, 2013 | By
Next Trial – May 13: Carpenter v. AMS

May 7, 2013 ~ The Marion Carpenter v American Medical Systems product liability trial is set to begin in San Bernardino County California on May 13. Carpenter has filed a medical malpractice action against her doctors and a products liability action against American Medical System. She is represented by Stewart Albertson of Albertson & Davidson
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Family Tree of Meshes from The Female Patient, April 2009

May 28th, 2012 | By
Family Tree of Meshes from The Female Patient, April 2009

If you find it difficult to understand all of the different types of synthetic transvaginal mesh, this graphic from The Female Patient, April 2009 may help. Share this:



American Medical Systems Files its Position Statement Laying Out its Strategy in Court in Defective Mesh Lawsuits

Apr 9th, 2012 | By
American Medical Systems Files its Position Statement Laying Out its Strategy in Court in Defective Mesh Lawsuits

April 9, 2012 ~ On Friday, April 6, American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS) of Minnetonka, Minnesota filed its Position Statement with federal court in the Southern District of West Virginia laying out its strategy in its defense of its synthetic surgical mesh used to treat female conditions of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary
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Three Lawsuits Join Hundreds

Oct 25th, 2011 | By

Boston Scientific Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit Lawsuit Filed According to a story in About Lawsuits.com, a woman from Louisiana has filed a lawsuit against Boston Scientific after she says she was injured and debilitated by the Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit made by Boston Scientific. The woman, Minnie V. Mann, says in her complaint
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