Posts Tagged ‘ Southern District of West Virginia ’

Status Conference Update: Transvaginal Mesh Cases Moving Ahead

Apr 18th, 2013 | By
Status Conference Update: Transvaginal Mesh Cases Moving Ahead

April 18, 2013 ~ Thanks go out to attorney Harry Bell who is based in Charleston, West Virginia, the location of the federal courthouse that will hear thousands of transvaginal and incontinence surgical mesh cases. He provided MDND with an update on today’s Status Conference on the cases filed against Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson), C.R.
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Day 31: Linda Gross v. Ethicon It’s Over! $11.1 Million

Feb 28th, 2013 | By
Day 31: Linda Gross v. Ethicon It’s Over! $11.1 Million

February 28, 2013 ~ After a 31 day trial, jurors in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon case awarded $7.76 million in punitive damages to Linda and Jeff Gross for the injuries she suffered from a Johnson & Johnson product, the Prolift transvaginal mesh. The nine-person jury awarded the South Dakota couple $3.35 million in compensatory
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Mesh Lawsuits Filed: Ten-Thousand and Growing

Oct 17th, 2012 | By
Mesh Lawsuits Filed: Ten-Thousand and Growing

  October 17, 2012 ~ Court cases filed around the country naming six mesh makers currently number 10,000 and are growing, some at a rate of 100 new cases filed a week. MDND has added up the number of lawsuits pending in federal court consolidated in multidistrict litigation (MDL) as well as those cases filed
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Lead Attorneys to be Chosen in Transvaginal Mesh Cases Friday, April 13

Apr 12th, 2012 | By
Lead Attorneys to be Chosen in Transvaginal Mesh Cases Friday, April 13

The Honorable Judge Joseph Goodwin will oversee a hearing Friday, April 13, to decide who will be the lead attorneys in the consolidated lawsuits over defective transvaginal mesh. Hundreds of cases have been consolidated in the Southern District of West Virginia in Multidistrict litigation (MDL) that name mesh manufacturers Ethicon, Inc ( MDL No. 2327),
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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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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.