Navigation Links
Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Federal Judge Overseeing American Medical Systems Litigation Sets Order of First Bellwether Trials, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
Date:12/13/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) December 13, 2013

Thousands of vaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuitclaims.com/) involving products manufactured by American Medical Systems, Inc. continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Pretrial Order issued on December 11, 2013, the judge overseeing the proceeding has established the trial order for its first four bellwether cases. The first of those four trials will begin on April 7, 2014. (In Re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2325)

“We are representing numerous women in transvaginal mesh lawsuits that have been filed in this proceeding. The bellwether trials will provide insight into how juries might rule in similar claims pending against American Medical Systems,” 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 American Medical Systems litigation. Bernstein Liebhard LLP continues to offer free legal consultations to alleged victims of serious vaginal mesh complications.

Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Court documents indicate that more than 12,000 vaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed against American Medical Systems in the federal litigation underway in West Virginia. All of the claims allege that recipients of the company’s pelvic mesh devices used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinences suffered painful and debilitating vaginal mesh complications.

The American Medical Systems litigation is just one of several established in the Southern District of West Virginia for transvaginal mesh lawsuits. Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner, Jeffrey S. Grand, is also serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees in four additional proceedings: Boston Scientific Corp., (MDL No. 2326); C.R. Bard, Inc., (MDL No. 2187), and In re: Ethicon, Inc. (MDL No. 2327). According to court documents, more than 40,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits involving these and other manufacturers are now pending in the federal litigations.

According to court documents, vaginal mesh lawsuits began to mount after the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Public Health Alert in October 2010 regarding the risk of serious injuries associated with transvaginal mesh devices. In 2011, the FDA issued a second alert, warning that it no longer considered vaginal mesh complications associated with the use of pelvic mesh in prolapse repair to be rare.

Women who have allegedly suffered debilitating and painful vaginal mesh complications may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Find out more about filing a transvaginal mesh lawsuit at Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website, or visit the Firm’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/meshlawsuit. To obtain a free, confidential and no-obligation 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 11 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.transvaginalmeshlawsuitclaims.com/
https://plus.google.com/115936073311125306742?rel=author

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/vaginal-mesh-lawsuit/vaginal-mesh-complication/prweb11421556.htm.


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

Related medicine news :

1. Increase to Almost 40,000 Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits in Federal Court Leads to Expanded Leadership Committee, Notes Rottenstein Law Group LLP
2. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Plaintiff Filing in Federal Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Litigation
3. Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Mount, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes More than 16,000 Filings in Federal, State Litigations
4. Vaginally administered ED medication may alleviate menstrual cramping
5. Transvaginal Mesh Injury Lawsuits: C.R. Bard Trial Delayed One Month, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports
6. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Progress, As Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Scheduling of Motions Hearing in Federal Vaginal Mesh Litigations
7. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Conference in New Jersey Vaginal Mesh Litigations
8. Transvaginal Mesh Injury Lawsuits: Parties Consider Federal Case Consolidation Milestones, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports
9. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Issuance of New Orders in Federal Transvaginal Mesh Litigations
10. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Scheduling of Final Trial in First Round of Federal C.R. Bard Bellwether Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
11. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Issuance of New Orders in Federal Litigations for Ethicon, American Medical Systems Lawsuits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple ... care services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster ... Fire Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s ... Alexandria Park in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s ... The fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the ... danger possible to save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains ... a dedicated teacher of the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and ... plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway ... store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system in ... existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, to ... home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past eight ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... -- NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 for its highly ... designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor solution, ZeroWire ... support the improvement of patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and the lowering ... ... ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... 4, 2017  South Korean-based healthcare product Development Company ... "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. The device will educate the user ... with better efficiency compared to the dated and pricey ... on efficacy of the compression for a more informed ... goal to raise $5,000. ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... third quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. ... day with the investment community and media to further ... call will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Investors, ... webcast of the conference call through a link that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: