Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Update: Court Appoints Lien Resolution Administrator in Federal Transvaginal Mesh Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Sunday, March 2nd 2014

The Firm is representing hundreds of women who suffered serious transvaginal mesh complications, allegedly due to products marketed by American Medical Systems, Inc., Boston Scientific, Corp., C.R. Bard, Inc. and Ethicon, Inc.

New York, New York (PRWEB) March 02, 2014

Thousands of vaginal mesh lawsuits ( continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigations underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Pretrial Orders issued on February 27, 2014, the Court has appointed a Lien Resolution Administrator to resolve Medicare reimbursement claims on behalf of any plaintiff who might ultimately settle with any of the defendants in the proceedings. The Orders were issued in all of the multidistrict litigations pending in the Southern District of West Virginia, including American Medical Systems, Inc. (MDL No. 2325), Boston Scientific Corp. (MDL No. 2326), C.R. Bard, Inc. (MDL No. 2187) and Ethicon, Inc. (MDL No. 2327).

“Our Firm is representing numerous women who have filed vaginal mesh lawsuits in the federal multidistrict litigations. We will continue to monitor these proceedings, and look forward to additional progress in the weeks and months to come,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm continues to offer free legal reviews to women who suffered serious vaginal mesh complications, including mesh erosion, pain, scarring and infection, allegedly due to devices marketed by American Medical Systems, Boston Scientific, C.R. Bard, and Ethicon.

Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
According to court documents, more than 40,000 vaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed in the various pelvic mesh litigations underway in the Southern District of West Virginia. All of the claims similarly allege that pelvic mesh products manufactured by these companies caused plaintiffs to suffer debilitating transvaginal mesh complications, and accuse the defendants of failing to provide adequate warnings regarding their risk. Jeffrey S. Grand, a partner with Bernstein Liebhard LLP, is serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for the proceedings involving American Medical Systems, Boston Scientific, C.R. Bard, and Ethicon.

Mr. Grand is also serving as Co-Liaison Counsel in two multicounty litigations underway in New Jersey Superior Court for transvaginal mesh lawsuits involving products marketed by C.R. Bard and Ethicon. He was also a member of the Plaintiff’s trial team on the first Ethicon trial in that proceeding, which ended in March with a jury awarding $11 million in compensatory and punitive damages to a woman who was harmed by the Ethicon Gynecare Prolift device. (In re: Pelvic Mesh/Gynecare Litigation, No. 6341-10; In re: Pelvic Mesh Litigation/Bard, No. L-6339-10)

Alleged victims of transvaginal mesh complications may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages. For more information on filing a vaginal mesh lawsuit, please visit Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website, or the Firm’s Facebook page: To obtain a free, confidential and no-obligation case review, please call 800-511-5092.

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