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Articles Tagged with Vaginal Mesh

AMS-Endo announces Vaginal Mesh lawsuit final settlement, as reported by Bloomberg News. Endo Pharmaceuticals, the owner of American Medical System (AMS) agreed to another $775 million to settle vaginal mesh injury lawsuits.

Endo has paid more than $2.6 billion to settle “virtually all known” vaginal injury claims.

More than 100,000 injured women nationwide

Ethicon Vaginal mesh lawsuit ends in plaintiff’s verdict. The jury in a Philadelphia state court jury found for a plaintiff and awarded a $20 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division, over complications with the Ethicon TVT-Secur transvaginal mesh.

Philadelphia Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Trial

Margaret Engleman, brought a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division. According to Engleman, she received the mesh implant for treatment of stress urinary incontinence but later developed catastrophic side effects when the TVT-Secur mesh eroded through her organs.

Vaginal mesh side effects continue to plague the blockbuster plastic medical devices with severe and catastrophic complications.

But just don’t take my word for it, according to court documents, Vaginal Mesh Injury lawsuit claims continue to be filed nationwide and have been so for the past 7 years.

Over 100,000 Vaginal Mesh lawsuits filed

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the popular plastic transvaginal mesh device that has been used to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) transvaginally, or through the vagina, will have to undergo rigorous safety studies before being available to be used in patients.

The FDA issued two final orders to vaginal mesh manufacturers and notified the public that the agency is strengthening the medical data requirements for surgical mesh.

Trans Vaginal Mesh AttorneyFDA Classifies Plastic Vaginal Mesh as High Risk

Recently, a Philadelphia jury found for the plaintiff Patricia Hammons, who suffered serious internal injuries from the Ethicon Prolift vaginal mesh. Johnson and Johnson, the manufacturer is exposed to at least fifty thousand similar claims, with hundreds of lawsuits fast tracked for early trial in 2016.

Trans Vaginal Mesh Attorney$12.5M Verdict and Punitive Damages Awarded

Hammons, was awarded $5.5 million in compensatory damages and $7 million in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary. Punitive damages are rarely awarded in product liability and personal injury lawsuits, and are designed to punish the company for gross negligence and reckless disregard for the safety of patients.

According to recent reports, there is good news to share with injured women about a major vaginal mesh and bladder sling manufacturer announcing settlement to resolve their serious injury and product liability claims.

Trans Vaginal Mesh AttorneyBard Announces Avaulta Vaginal Mesh Settlement

C.R. Bard announces settlement of large groups of injury and product liability cases by women who have experienced complications after receiving their bladder sling and pelvic support products.

The massive transvaginal mesh injury lawsuits has been slowly winding its way through both the federal and state court system, over the past 4-5 years. The unwieldy personal injury and defective product liability litigation, which now by some estimates tops 100,000 filed lawsuits by injured and affected women, has been painstakingly slow.

Trans Vaginal Mesh AttorneyThe is a silver lining to the litigation. Recently, Medtronic’s Covidien unit agreed to settle more than 11,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits filed by women who experienced serious and severe complications with the products.

What is Transvaginal Mesh and why is it Dangerous?

Johnson and Johnson (J&J) the world’s largest pharmaceutical and medical device maker is hammered in another loss in the on going transvaginal mesh wars.

Trans Vaginal Mesh AttorneyIn the latest of a series of trials held in state and federal court, the jury has awarded $5.7 million verdict against J&J and its Ethicon subsidiary, over Ethicon’s Gynecare TVT Abbrevo device.

Trans Vaginal Wars Continue

After a hard fought, protracted and bitter fight that has consumed the last 5 years, the Bard Avaulta transvaginal mesh litigation is finally heading for a global settlement. U.S. District Judge, John Goodwin, who presiding over all federal vaginal mesh lawsuits has appointed a Special Master to forge settlement talks between C.R. Bard and women who allege the mesh and bladder sling company’s products left them with painful and serious injuries.

75,000 Women Cannot Be Wrong

There are over 75,000 women who have filed personal injury claims against the various manufacturers of the transvaginal and bladder sling products. According to sources, Johnson & Johnson has settled at least four Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuits.

Trans Vaginal Mesh AttorneyThese are the first few settlements reached out of over twenty thousand personal injury cases filed against the Johnson & Johnson Ethicon subsidiary company.

These settlements were reached in state court claims, and included a one wrongful death claim that alleged the vaginal mesh caused a deadly infection.

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