Transvaginal Settlements In late June 2017, device maker C.R. Bard settled 75 transvaginal mesh lawsuits that were organized in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) underway in West Virginia federal court. The terms of the agreement are confidential. According to court records, approximately 10,000 cases are pending against … [Read more...] about C.R. Bard Settles 75 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Transvaginal and Hernia Mesh May Lead to Serious Injuries Transvaginal mesh is used in the treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). Both SUI and POP are conditions typically seen in women who are middle-aged and who have given birth. Pregnancy impacts muscles and other abdominal tissues that are … [Read more...] about Pelvic Surgical Mesh Associated with Injury
Multimillion-Dollar Award in Third Consecutive Lawsuit Against J&J/Ethicon Over TVT Pelvic Mesh Device. In the third consecutive eight-figure jury award against healthcare giant, Johnson & Johnson, a New Jersey woman, 56, was awarded $20 million over alleged injuries following a vaginal mesh implant. The case is part of a … [Read more...] about $20M Award in Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Verdict
Chronology of the Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit. A Pennsylvania state judge refused to deny a $13.7 million to a lawsuit verdict against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its subsidiary, Ethicon, who immediately made it known they would appeal the award to the state Supreme Court. The judge remarked that the plaintiff's suffering was … [Read more...] about Pelvic Mesh $13.7 Million Lawsuit Award
Transvaginal Mesh Injuries and Complications. A West Virginia federal judge denied Boston Scientific's request to vacate a 2014 multi-million dollar pelvic mesh verdict from 2014. U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin upheld the $14.3 million award in a medical device liability case involving Boston Scientific's Obtryx … [Read more...] about Judge Upholds Jury Award in Transvaginal Mesh Case
Pelvic Mesh Injuries, Lawsuits Continue to Mount. While mounting lawsuits continue regarding transvaginal mesh products, adverse events reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on behalf of their patients are on the rise with over 23,000 reports from physicians," according to Madris Tomes, founder of Device Events and … [Read more...] about Very High Pelvic Mesh Injury Reports
Problems In Transvaginal Mesh Complications. Despite the fact that Canada has a much lower population than the United States, Canadian women are having as many problems as women in the U.S. with transvaginal mesh complications. There are tens of thousands of women who have undergone TVT (tension-free vaginal tape) sling and … [Read more...] about Transvaginal Mesh Complications are not Unique to the U.S.