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Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Proceed against Ethicon Inc., as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Order in Federal Ethicon Mesh Litigation

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013

Transvaginal mesh lawsuits ( filed against Ethicon, Inc. continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order dated September 18, 2013, the Court has granted plaintiffs’ Motion to Compel the production of certain documents maintained by Ethicon outside of the U.S. in the course of its overseas distribution of pelvic and abdominal mesh products. (In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2327)

“Our Firm is representing numerous women in this litigation. This Order will allow plaintiffs in Ethicon vaginal mesh lawsuits access to information important to their claims,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. Firm partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, is serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the federal Ethicon litigation. Bernstein Liebhard LLP continues to evaluate legal claims on behalf of women who suffered serious transvaginal mesh complications, allegedly due to products marketed by Ethicon, Inc. and other manufacturers.

Transvaginal Mesh Complications
The litigation of transvaginal mesh lawsuits has been mounting since October 2008, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alerted the public that it had received more than 1,000 reports of serious vaginal mesh complications in just a three-year period. In July 2011, the FDA issued a second alert, warning that the frequency of complications associated with transvaginal prolapse repair was “not rare.” Between 2008 and 2010, the agency said there had been a five-fold increase in the number of transvaginal mesh complications reported to its adverse event database. According to the FDA, the most frequently-reported injuries included mesh erosion through vaginal tissue, infection, bleeding, pain during sexual intercourse, organ perforation, and urinary problems. Some women also reportedly suffered from recurrent prolapse or incontinence, neuro-muscular problems, vaginal scarring/shrinkage, and emotional problem due to their transvaginal mesh complications. In many cases, multiple corrective surgeries and other treatments failed to alleviate their symptoms.

Court documents indicate that more than 9,000 Ethicon vaginal mesh lawsuits are currently pending in the litigation underway in West Virginia. It is just one of several that have been established in that district for transvaginal mesh claims. Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, is also serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees for: In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2326); In Re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2325”); and In re: C.R. Bard, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2187”).

Ethicon, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, is also named a defendant in more than 4,400 transvaginal mesh lawsuits pending in a multicounty litigation underway in New Jersey’s Atlantic Superior Court. C.R. Bard faces just over 880 claims filed in a second consolidated proceeding pending before the same judge. Mr. Grand has been named Co-Liaison Counsel in both litigations, and was a member of the trial team for the first Ethicon trial that concluded 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 serous transvaginal mesh complications may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. Learn More about Ethicon vaginal mesh lawsuits by visiting Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website. For additional information and a free case review, please call 800-511-5092.

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.

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