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Electric mobility scooters recalled due to electrical problem
Afikim Electric Vehicles is initiating a worldwide recall of its Breeze C Scooters because of an electrical problem that may cause the vehicles to malfunction. The mobility scooters are often used by disabled or elderly people who have difficulty walking.
Johnson & Johnson accused of destroying or losing transvaginal mesh documents ahead of trial
Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit destroyed or lost more than a decade of documents related to its Gynecare Prolift transvaginal mesh, lawyers representing plaintiffs suing the manufacturer over mesh injuries allege.
Judge schedules first of Boston Scientific transvaginal mesh cases for March trial
A West Virginia federal judge overseeing personal-injury litigation against six transvaginal mesh manufacturers has set a trial-start date of March 10, 2014 for the first lawsuit naming Boston Scientific as a defendant.
Virginia bus crash sends 13 people to hospital, driver charged
MACHIPONGO, Vir. – More than a dozen passengers were injured Saturday morning when a commercial bus en route to Virginia Beach from New York careened off the highway and rolled into a ditch.
Transvaginal mesh manufacturers face more than 30,000 lawsuits alleging defective design
More than 10,000 lawsuits involving Ethicon Gynecare transvaginal mesh have been filed in the Southern District of West Virginia, all claiming the surgical mesh products were defectively designed and made, and that Ethicon failed to warn doctors and patients of
Transvaginal mesh manufacturers begin settlement negotiations
Five manufacturers of transvaginal mesh, including C.R. Bard, Endo Health Solutions, and Boston Scientific Corp., have entered settlement talks with lawyers for plaintiffs who say the polypropylene mesh products have caused serious, often debilitating injuries, Bloomberg news reported.
Rodent and insect activity prompt U.S. Marshals to shutter two Virginia food companies
Two Waynesboro, Va., food businesses have had their products seized by U.S. Marshals after U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigators found widespread and active rodent and insect infestation on the companies’ shared premises.
Massey executive sentenced to 42 months for deadly West Virginia mine blast
A former Massey Energy Co. executive has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for his role in the 2010 Upper Big Branch coal mine explosion in West Virginia, which killed 29 miners.
Jury awards plaintiff $2 million for transvaginal mesh injuries in trial against C.R. Bard
A jury in Charleston, W.V., ordered C.R. Bard to pay a Georgia nurse $2 million for severe injuries and pain she alleged she received from an Avaulta transvaginal mesh device that she had implanted in 2009 to correct a form
Bard exec dodges questions about transvaginal mesh testing
A C.R. Bard executive repeatedly dodged questions presented by the lead plaintiffs’ attorney in the first transvaginal mesh case to go to trial, frustrating U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, who is overseeing the giant body of litigation in a federal