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
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