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Ethicon Gynecare Prolift Bellwether Cases Chosen, Trials Pushed Back

By order dated January 29 Judge Joseph Goodwin who is overseeing the multidistrict litigation of federal lawsuits involving the Ethicon GYNECARE PROLIFT vaginal mesh product selected two cases to be tried before the others. The court named Diane M. Bellew v. Ethicon and Brenda Lehrer v. Ethicon as bellwether cases and ordered… Read more

Federal Court Hears Motion on Destruction of Ethicon Evidence

On January 23 the federal court overseeing the multidistrict litigation involving the vaginal mesh products manufactured and sold by Ethicon heard arguments related to a motion accusing Ethicon and its parent company Johnson & Johnson of either losing or destroying key documents. Attorneys for some plaintiffs filed the pending… Read more

Federal Bard Avaulta Vaginal Mesh Trial Postponed

A federal bellwether C.R. Bard vaginal mesh trial that was moved from Dec. 3 to Jan. 10 was postponed again to an unspecified date according to court documents. The plaintiff requested a continuance to allow a primary witness to attend to “emergent medical needs” of his wife according to court… Read more

Federal Judge Orders Review of C.R. Bard Avaulta Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

A federal court judge in West Virginia recently ordered a census of existing C.R. Bard Avaulta mesh lawsuits in his court according to the Dec. 31 2013 court order. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP which maintains a vaginal mesh lawsuits website at http://www.vaginalmeshlawsuitcenter.net and represents clients in mesh lawsuits explains the news…. Read more

New GYNECARE PROLIFT Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Bellwether Trials Planned for 2014

The start of the new year marks new bellwether trials for transvaginal mesh lawsuits including those involving claims against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon over its GYNECARE PROLIFT vaginal mesh product. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP reviews court records and highlights these scheduled trials. The first Ethicon bellwether trial is scheduled to… Read more

New AMS Vaginal Mesh Injury Lawsuit Bellwether Trials Planned for 2014

A federal judge in West Virginia has set the 2014 schedule for bellwether trials of lawsuits brought by women who allege they suffered vaginal mesh injuries from implants manufactured by American Medical Systems according to court documents. The vaginal mesh firm Rottenstein Law Group LLP notes that the first trial date ordered is April 7 … Read more

C.R. Bard Vaginal Mesh Trial Delayed One Month

The fourth C.R. Bard transvaginal mesh bellwether trial was postponed to Jan. 10 2014 about one month after its initially scheduled start date according to court documents. The vaginal mesh firm Rottenstein Law Group LLP notes that the plaintiff filed a transvaginal mesh injury lawsuit against Bard over its Avaulta mesh product. … Read more

Next C.R. Bard Vaginal Mesh Injury Trial Slated for Dec. 3

The next C.R. Bard transvaginal mesh trial is scheduled for Dec. 3 in the U.S. District Court in West Virginia according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP which represents clients in transvaginal mesh injury lawsuits reports on updates related to Bard mesh trials in addition to offering a brief rundown… Read more

Federal Vaginal Mesh Bellwether Trials Scheduled

There are six federal case consolidations in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia for as many major mesh manufacturers and bellwether trials have been scheduled for most of them according to court documents. RLG notes that the next trial scheduled which involves C.R. Bard is coming up on… Read more

Coloplast Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Progressing in Federal Court

Vaginal mesh lawsuits involving Coloplast mesh implants are moving apace in federal court in West Virginia. Next up is a Dec. 5 status conference according to court documents. RLG a vaginal mesh law firm comments on the importance of status conferences for mesh lawsuits in the federal consolidation of cases. … Read more

Federal Judge Denies C.R. Bard Attorney Fees in Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

In a Nov. 5 ruling a federal judge denied medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard an award of attorney fees it had requested following a plaintiff’s withdrawal of her transvaginal mesh lawsuit according to court documents. RLG notes that Judge Joseph R. Goodwin did however order plaintiff Linda Rizzo to pay about $14… Read more

Bid To Disqualify Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Expert Witness Overruled

RLG reports the latest news about American Medical Systems transvaginal mesh lawsuits. According to court documents there was a Nov. 1 ruling that could be important to those who have filed or are looking to file vaginal mesh lawsuits. Transvaginal mesh lawsuits involving implants manufactured by Endo subsidiary AMS are moving along… Read more

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Ethicon Cases Progressing in Federal Court

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon’s vaginal mesh lawsuits are progressing in federal court in West Virginia. RLG notes that while there are six different transvaginal mesh lawsuit consolidations for as many manufacturers Ethicon is the only company not reportedly involved in mass settlement talks. The most recent judicial order issued by Judge… Read more

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