Navigation Links
Transvaginal Mesh Lawyers at Bernstein Liebhard LLP Note Upcoming Conference in New Jersey Pelvic Mesh Implant Lawsuits

New York, New York (PRWEB) April 27, 2013

The transvaginal mesh lawyers at Bernstein Liebhard LLP note that the next Case Management Conference in the New Jersey pelvic mesh litigation has been scheduled for May 16, 2013. Court records indicate that just over 3,100 mesh implant lawsuits involving products manufactured by C.R. Bard Inc., and Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Inc. unit have been filed in two consolidated litigations underway in Atlantic County Superior Court. Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey Grand is serving as Co-Liaison Counsel in both of these pelvic mesh litigations. (In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, No. L-6339-10, and In re: Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10)

“We look forward to this next conference, and are pleased to see these litigations moving forward. We continue to hear from women who have allegedly suffered painful transvaginal mesh side effects related to products marketed by both of these companies,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently representing hundreds of women in mesh implant lawsuits, and continues to offer free legal evaluations to victims of mesh erosion, pain, scarring, infection and other serious injuries, and other alleged transvaginal mesh side effects.

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Thousands of women filed mesh implant lawsuits against C.R. Bard, Ethicon and other manufacturers in the wake of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) 2011 Public Safety Alert, in which the agency revealed that there had been a five-fold increase in reports of serious transvaginal mesh side effects, including mesh erosion through vaginal tissue, infection, pain, urinary problems, and recurrence of prolapse and/or incontinence. The FDA also modified its previous position on the frequency of such complications, stating in the alert that injuries associated with pelvic organ prolapse repair were not rare. The following January, the agency ordered the manufacturers of mesh implant devices used in transvaginal prolapse repair to conduct post-market safety studies as part of its review. *

The nation’s first trial involving an Ethicon mesh product concluded in New Jersey state court in March, with the jury awarding more than $11 million in compensatory and punitive damages to the Plaintiff. Bernstein Liebhard partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, was a member of the trial team. (Gross v. Gynecare Inc., Atl-L-6966-10, Superior Court of Atlantic County, New Jersey (Atlantic City))

In addition to the mesh implant lawsuits pending in the New Jersey litigations, thousands of additional claims have been filed in consolidated proceedings now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, including: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2325”); In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2326); In re: C.R. Bard, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2187”); and In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2327”). Mr. Grand is also serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in these four proceedings.

Alleged victims of transvaginal mesh side effects may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, pain and suffering, and other injuries. A wealth of information regarding mesh implant lawsuits can be found at Bernstein Liebhard's website. To learn more, please contact a transvaginal mesh lawyer today by calling 1-877-779-1414.


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
(877) 779-1414

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, (212) 779-1414. 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

Read the full story at

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:
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The American College of ... Carol Friedman, PhD, FACMI, during the Opening Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, ... In honor of Morris F. Collen, a pioneer in the field of medical informatics, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Dr. ... recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic Town journal ... spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... On Saturday, October 21, the Health & Wellness Center at ... raise money for the American Heart Association Heart Walk. Teams of up to 10 ... to keep their treadmills moving for 5 hours. Treadmills will start at 7:00 p.m. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... of $3,296 in property taxes a year. In some states—like New York, New ... , By contrast, many overseas retirement havens have extremely low property-tax rates, which ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Vodori, Inc., ... promotional review platform at the Promotional Review Committee Compliance and Best Practices ... streamline the medical, legal, and regulatory review (MLR) process – which ensures ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... , Oct. 12, 2017 West ... in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced ... the market opens on Thursday, October 26, 2017, and ... results and business expectations at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. ... or 253-336-8738 (International). The conference ID is 94093362. ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") (NYSE: HRC), today provided an update ... Puerto Rico , where the company manufactures ... Following a comprehensive onsite assessment, the ... temporary loss of power and minimal water damage due ... have resumed, and the company expects to return to ...
(Date:10/5/2017)... , Oct. 5, 2017  In response ... of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) released prescribing ... – to be used as a first-line therapy ... Recognizing the ... AAOMS White Paper "Opioid Prescribing: Acute and Postoperative ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: