Navigation Links
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Order in American Medical Systems Multidistrict Litigation
Date:7/17/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2013

Surgical mesh lawsuit claims involving transvaginal mesh devices marketed by American Medical Systems, Inc. continue to move forward in the multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order dated July 16th, the parties have agreed to stipulations governing the deposition of American Medical Systems’ witnesses, including employees and former employees of the company, its parent or affiliates. (In Re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2325)

“We are pleased to see this litigation moving forward. The vaginal mesh attorneys at our Firm are already representing numerous women in lawsuits involving American Medical Systems, and we continue to hear from alleged victims of transvaginal mesh complications on a regular basis,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm continues to offer free surgical mesh lawsuit evaluations to women who allegedly suffered mesh erosion, pain, scarring, infection and other serious injuries, allegedly due to transvaginal mesh products marketed by American Medical Systems and other manufacturers. Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, is serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the American Medical Systems litigation underway in West Virginia.

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Court documents show that more than 7,700 transvaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed against American Medical Systems in the federal litigation. According to an Order issued by the Court on July 1st, four cases have been selected for the litigation’s bellwether trials, with the first scheduled to begin in December.

Separate multidistrict litigations are also underway in the Southern District of West Virginia for claims involving other mesh manufacturers, including: Boston Scientific Corp., (MDL No. 2326); C.R. Bard, Inc., (MDL No. 2187), and Ethicon, Inc. (MDL No. 2327). Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, is also serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees for these proceedings.

Transvaginal mesh is used to surgically treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. In October 2008, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned the public that it had received more than 1,000 reports of serious complications associated such devices over a three year period.* In July 2011, the FDA warned that vaginal mesh complications associated with prolapse repair had grown five-fold since its previous alert, and stated that it no longer considered these types of injuries to be rare.**

Hundreds of transvaginal mesh lawsuits have also been filed in state courts throughout the country. Mr. Grand is serving as Co-Liaison Counsel in two consolidated litigations established for C.R. Bard and Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuits that are currently underway in New Jersey’s Atlantic County Superior Court. He was also a member of the trial team on the first Ethicon trial in that proceeding, which ended in March with an $11 million verdict for the Plaintiff. (In re: Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10; In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, No. L-6339-10)

Women who allegedly suffered serious complications due to transvaginal mesh, including chronic pain, infections, organ damage, and mesh erosion and shrinkage, may be entitled to file a surgical mesh lawsuit. A wealth of information regarding the transvaginal mesh litigation is available at Bernstein Liebhard's website. To arrange for a free legal consultation with an experienced mesh attorney, please contact the Firm today by calling 800-511-5092.

*fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm079028.htm
**fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/PublicHealthNotifications/ucm061976.htm

About Bernstein Liebhard LLP
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. The firm has been named by The National Law Journal to the “Plaintiffs’ Hot List,” recognizing the top plaintiffs’ firms in the country, for the past 10 consecutive years.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP
10 East 40th Street
New York, New York 10016
800-511-5092

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. © 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Bernstein Liebhard LLP, 10 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016, 800-511-5092. Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter.
# # #

Contact Information:
Felecia L. Stern, Esq.
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
info(at)consumerinjurylawyers(dot)com
http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/surgical-mesh-lawsuit/mesh-attorney/prweb10938397.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. US Drug Watchdog Launches Now Calls Transvaginal Mesh A Disaster For 100,000's of US Women Recipients And Offers The Names and Contacts Of The Best Women Attorneys
2. Johnson & Johnson Violated FDA Order to Halt Sales of Transvaginal Mesh
3. US Drug Watchdog Now Fears the Numbers of Transvaginal Mesh Product Failure Victims Will Grow and They Offer Victims the Names of the Best Lawyers-Who Will All Be Women
4. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges Transvaginal Mesh, Tape Or Sling Failure Victims To Call Them For The Names Of The Best Possible Attorneys-Who Are All Also Women-Get Help Now
5. US Drug Watchdog Now Offers All Victims Of A Transvaginal Mesh, Sling, or Tape Failure The Names And Contacts Of The Best Possible National Caliber Lawyers Who Are Women
6. US Drug Watchdog Expands Their Transvaginal Mesh Initiative Because Of The Potential Number Of Victims & They are Offering the Names of the Best Women Attorneys To Help
7. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Update: New Study Concerning Use of Vaginal Mesh in Prolapse Procedures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
8. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All Victims of a Transvaginal Sling, Tape, or Mesh Failure to Call Them for the Names of National Caliber Women Attorneys-Get Help Now
9. Wright & Schulte LLC Files Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit on Behalf of Woman Allegedly Injured by Align Urethral Support System
10. US Drug Watchdog Now Offers Women Who Are Victims Of A Transvaginal Mesh, Sling, or Tape Medical Product Failure the Names of The Best Possible Lawyers-Who are All Women
11. US Drug Watchdog Is Expanding Their Effort To Ensure Victims Transvaginal Sling,Tape,Or Mesh Failure Get The Names And Contacts of Top Caliber Attorneys-Who Are All Women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... upcoming Feb. 23 webinar, “Intel’s Direct-to-Employee Benefit Model: A Case Study for Plans ... Catholic health care system that’s partnering with Intel on value-based health benefits program ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... Australia (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... potential ?" motivational speaker, trainer and author Ray Clarke poses a question as ... personal fulfillment . In his book, "Being in the Being" (published by Partridge ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... City, FL (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 ... ... announced the commencement of a master charity program created to assist the people ... 60 days, working closely with nonprofit organizations and community leaders. Their hope is ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... multi-specialty practice Village Family Practice , will be presenting at the 2016 ... in Las Vegas, Nev. , During his session, “ Coding for Care: ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... ... The annual list showcases the 20 Most Promising SharePoint Solution Providers in ... commitment to the SharePoint ecosystem. A panel of experts and members of CIOReview’s editorial ... and promote technology entrepreneurship. , The survey was made at the end of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016 Potrero Medical, Inc., ... pleased to announce the appointment of George M. Rapier, ... San Antonio, TX , WellMed is one of ... 200,000 patients and HMO members in Texas ... in 1990 out of his own internal medicine practice, he ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  NOIT™ Research LLC, a ... "Gift of Change" campaign to assist needy families in ... such unit sold between February 10, 2016 and March ... a needy family. The NOIT is an auditory stimulus ... individuals develop language skills. Beth Shier ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  MiMedx Group, Inc. ... utilizing human amniotic membrane and other birth tissues, human ... to develop and market advanced products and therapies, announced ... Markets, 2016 Global Healthcare Conference in New ... and CEO, Michael J. Senken , Chief Financial ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: