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Vaginal Mesh Lawyers at Bernstein Liebhard LLP Note Judge’s Refusal to Dismiss Punitive Damage Claims in C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Date:6/6/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) June 06, 2013

The federal judge overseeing thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuit claims in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, has refused to dismiss punitive damage claims in four bellwether cases in the C.R. Bard vaginal mesh litigation. According to the June 4th Order, attorneys for C.R. Bard had moved to dismiss these claims, arguing, among other things, that it had provided a warning in the instructions for use provided with its Avaulta mesh products. However, U .S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin disagreed, writing that simply including such a warning with a product does not absolve the manufacturer of potential punitive damage liability. (In re: C.R. Bard, Inc., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2187)

“We look forward to seeing all four of these transvaginal mesh lawsuits head to trial,” 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 C.R. Bard litigation. Bernstein Liebhard’s vaginal mesh lawyers continue to offer free legal consultations to women who allegedly suffered serious vaginal mesh complications following implantation of products manufactured by C.R. Bard, Inc., as well as American Medical Systems, Inc., Ethicon, Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp.

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Transvaginal mesh is used to surgically treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. The litigation over alleged vaginal mesh complications has been growing since October 2008, when the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) revealed that it had received more than 1,000 reports of serious injuries associated with these products over a three year period. In July 2011, an FDA update warned that reports of mesh injuries had increased five-fold since the 2008 alert. The agency also modified the position it had taken in 2008 regarding prolapse repair complications, stating that it no longer considered these types of transvaginal mesh injuries to be rare.*

According to court documents, the C.R. Bard litigation is one of several consolidated proceedings underway in West Virginia federal court for transvaginal mesh lawsuits. In addition to his work in that proceeding, Mr. Grand serves on the Plaintiffs Steering Committees for In re: 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; and In re: Ethicon, Inc. Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2327.

Hundreds of additional C.R. Bard mesh implant lawsuit claims have been consolidated in New Jersey Superior Court, Atlantic County, where Mr. Grand is serving as Co-Liaison Counsel. Court documents indicate that the proceeding’s first trial will begin in September 2013. (In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, No. L-6339-10, and). Mr. Grand is also serving as Co-Liaison Counsel in a second litigation established in Atlantic County Superior Court for Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuits. (In re: Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10) He was also a member of the trial team in the litigation’s first Ethicon mesh trial, which concluded in March with an award of more than $11 million, including punitive damages, to the Plaintiff. (Gross v. Gynecare Inc., Atl-L-6966-10, Superior Court of Atlantic County, New Jersey)

Victims of alleged vaginal mesh complications may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, pain and suffering, and other injuries. A wealth of information regarding transvaginal mesh lawsuits can be found at Bernstein Liebhard's website. To learn more, please call a vaginal mesh lawyer today, at 800-511-5092.

*fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/ImplantsandProsthetics/UroGynSurgicalMesh/default.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.

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