St. Louis, M (PRWEB) August 13, 2014
Kristine Kraft, a partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, reports that the Massachusetts state court trials involving transvaginal mesh (TVM) devices will move forward after a defense verdict in favor of Boston Scientific was rendered on July 29, 2014. (Albright v. Boston Scientific Corp., Case No. 12-909, Middlesex County Superior Court, Massachusetts).
Following nearly a three-week trial, Plaintiff Diane Albright’s design defect and failure to warn case involving Boston Scientific, the manufacturer of her transvaginal mesh device, went to a jury on July 28, 2014. Before a jury verdict could be rendered, it was required that eleven of the thirteen jurors agree when answering the jury questions -- and that threshold was met. The majority of jurors decided that Albright received adequate informed consent regarding the risks associated with the transvaginal mesh device manufactured by Boston Scientific.
Boston Scientific is facing thousands of other claims over their transvaginal mesh devices. According to the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation's most recent report, nearly 12,200 of those claims against Boston Scientific have been consolidated in a Multidistrict Litigation (In re: Boston Scientific Corp. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litig
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