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Bard on verge of settlement in transvaginal mesh case

C.R. Bard and a woman who claims she was injured by the medical device maker’s defective transvaginal mesh are on the verge of a settlement, just days before the lawsuit was scheduled to go to trial. Debra Wise’s lawsuit was part of a federal multidistrict litigation in West Virginia. The “pending settlement” was signed off on by U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin, and the case was ordered off the active docket in the litigation. Wise’s lawsuit was originally filed in West Virginia state court in the Circuit Court of Cabell County before it was transferred to the federal multidistrict litigation. ... Read More

Couple awarded millions in first transvaginal mesh lawsuit

Medical device maker C.R. Bard was ordered to pay $3.6 million in damages to a woman and her husband who claimed the company’s vaginal mesh implant caused her to suffer pain and injury. The lawsuit is the first of hundreds filed against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh to go to trial. The plaintiff received Bard’s Avaulta Plus vaginal implant, a surgical mesh product used to repair pelvic floor disorders such as pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. The conditions can cause urinary incontinence, painful sexual intercourse, and general discomfort. To treat the condition, surgical mesh is implanted vaginally and positioned ... Read More

Transvaginal mesh maker profiting despite mounting lawsuits

C.R. Bard Inc. is rolling in higher profits after postings its third quarter results, but the celebration may be short lived. The medical device company is facing dozens of lawsuits from patients who have asked to join a multi-district federal case against the company for allegedly selling defective and dangerous products, namely its Avaulta transvaginal mesh. The multi-district litigation, consolidated from 21 individual lawsuits earlier this fall, includes complaints from women who received three different types of Avaulta mesh – Avaulta Biosynthetic, Avaulta Plus, and Avaulta Solo mesh. Earlier this year, 29 other women who had previously filed lawsuits against ... Read More

New transvaginal mesh lawsuits may join multi-district litigation

Lawsuits against the makers of surgical mesh used to repair pelvic floor disorders are growing quickly as more women injured by the devices come forward, according to Mass Device. Women in the latest group of lawsuits against one manufacturer, C.R. Bard Inc., have asked to join a multi-district federal case against the company alleging its Avaulta transvaginal mesh product is dangerous and defective. The multi-district litigation (MDL), consolidated a year ago from 21 individual lawsuits, involves three different surgical mesh devices made by Bard –Avaulta Biosynthetic, Avaulta Plus, and Avaulta Solo. The new batch of lawsuits that requested to join ... Read More