Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

04/03/2014

Transvaginal Mesh Global Settlements on the Rise

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Coloplast, Inc. may be considering settling a number of transvaginal mesh lawsuits against it for $16 million, Bloomberg reports.  If Coloplast A/S, one of the smaller manufacturers of mesh devices, proceeds with the settlements, legal experts predict an impending global settlement of similar lawsuits against other mesh manufacturers. Coloplast A/S, a Danish medical device company, has reportedly agreed to pay $16 million to settle various lawsuits covering approximately 400 women who sued for injuries caused by the company’s transvaginal mesh device,... Read More
06/12/2013

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Proceed in Federal Court

A federal judge will soon hear the first of four test lawsuits involving Bard Avaulta vaginal mesh.* In March, the Bard Avaulta plaintiffs involved in the federal multi-district litigation in the Southern District of West Virginia (Charleston) filed a motion requesting that the court either allow the three cases to be consolidated into one single trial heard by a sole jury, or in the alternative, to allow three distinct juries to hear the same evidence presented at one trial.* Judge... Read More