As of Jan. 4, 2016, surgical mesh used to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) transvaginally, known as transvaginal mesh or TVM, has been reclassified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more
C.R. Bard Inc. lost its appeal of a jury’s $2 million verdict in a bellwether trial that found the medical device maker liable for a woman’s injuries from defective vaginal mesh implants whe... Read more
Ms. Barba initially sued the doctor who performed the procedure for malpractice in August 2011, but dropped those claims and instead filed suit against Boston Scientific in January 2012. Read more
There are currently approximately 83,000 individual transvaginal mesh (TVM) cases consolidated before Judge Joseph Goodwin in the United States District Court for the Southern District of We... Read more
Endo International PLC unit American Medical Systems Inc. has settled more than 100 injury suits that were part of consolidated multidistrict litigation (MDL) over health complications alleg... Read more
On June 2, 2015, Judge Joseph Goodwin, who is handling the transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL), held a status conference attended by lead counsel for Plaintiffs, as well as coun... Read more
Currently, litigation involving transvaginal mesh devices made by Ethicon and six other manufacturers is underway nationwide. More than 70,000 cases are currently consolidated into seven mul... Read more
Kern County Superior Court Judge Lorna H. Brumfield denied a motion for new trial filed by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon in Colleen Perry’s case. A $5.7 million jury verdict for the Califo... Read more
A Delaware jury awarded $100 million last month to a woman who sued Boston Scientific Corp. over injuries she suffered from the company’s pelvic mesh. This is the biggest win yet over... Read more
A California jury returned a $5.7 million verdict against Ethicon Inc., a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, after finding the company’s transvaginal mesh device caused a woman to suffer inju... Read more
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